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By Christopher DownsOct 05, 2021

At AMT’s MFG Meeting + The MTForecast conference, Nov. 2-5, 2021, in Denver, Colorado, you’ll hear from some very intelligent and passionate speakers about economic, marketing, and technology trends tailored for the advanced manufacturing industry.

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By Patrick McGibbonSep 24, 2021

At AMT’s 2021 MFG Meeting and MTForecast conference, Mark Killion, CFA, director of U.S. industry for Oxford Economics, will discuss his forecast for manufacturing and the machine tool sector and where the biggest growth opportunities lie in the next ...

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By Patrick McGibbonAug 10, 2021

Despite potential hurdles, the foreseeable future is bright – and blazing hot. Here are five takeaways from AMT’s latest economic outlook to help you seize the sizzle – no matter what season it is.

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By Christy BrudinJun 22, 2021

AMT’s recent economic webinar featured Mark Killion with Oxford Economics. He shared the many positive economic indicators – and the few potential pitfalls – to look out for in the final quarter of 2021 and into 2022.

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By Patrick McGibbonJun 14, 2021

The Oxford Economics report projects a 15% increase in global machine tool consumption in 2021 followed by another 8% increase in 2022.

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By Patrick McGibbonJun 10, 2021

Automation is imperative because one of the only ways the U.S. can remain competitive given wage differentials between countries is by increasing productivity.

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By AMTApr 15, 2021

While the MT industry and economy at large still struggle to recover to pre-pandemic levels, there are a few things all business leaders can do to protect their future. Despite ongoing uncertainty, manufacturing leaders are largely optimistic...

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By Patrick McGibbonApr 08, 2021

The market for manufacturing technology is blooming as we head into the spring of 2021 with projections of significant double-digit growth. Still, there are risks to that rosy scenario.

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By Patrick McGibbonFeb 10, 2021

At the end of May 2020, analysts were talking disaster. The market for manufacturing technology was going into a tailspin. Companies were addressing canceled orders and sales calls, looking at employee furloughs, and striving to keep credit lines open...

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By External ContributorJan 25, 2021

Cary Wood, chief executive of Grede Holdings LLC, saw business plunge 90% earlier this year as the auto plants and heavy equipment producers that use his metal parts shut down, followed by a bumpy recovery. But he’s upbeat these days and, in the last...

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