Tag Archives: AMT

Job Market, Manufacturing Show Signs of Growth

As a colleague said: “a bit of good news at a time when we can all probably use it.” Those looking for a light at the end of the tunnel have been starved for it most of the summer, but may have found respite in recent U.S. workforce statistics. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 1.37 million […]

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AMT’s Congressional Fellow

Tim Shinbara will work with Senate small business committee for 2020-21 Good news from Congress?! Turns out, our governing bodies do get a lot of things right, even when they aren’t making headline news. The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) announced Monday that Tim Shinbara, its VP and Chief Technology Officer, was recently named a […]

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Organizational Healing

CWIEME, IMTS, others provide options, analysis for tough times In a time of division and uncertainty, it’s easy enough to invoke phrases like “we’re all in this together” or “we stand united”…but let’s take a look at which organizational bodies are actually taking action with regards to the industries employing Electrical Apparatus readers, such as […]

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Trade Show Carousel

CWIEME, NFPA announce cancellations; IMTS still on The trade show carousel continues…only in this case, a number of horses are choosing to jump off ahead of time in the interest of safety. We have a few new cancellations to report this week, including CWIEME (for the second time in three years in the U.S.), and […]

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IMTS 2018: Full House

IMTS will occupy all of McCormick Place Sept. 10-15 Now that we’ve gotten through a summer of anticipation, IMTS is finally almost here. The powerhouse convention comes back to Chicago’s McCormick Place for another year, with everything from cobots to IoT connectivity solutions for the shop floor. Also, it looks like the organizers saved some […]

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IMTS Preview

What to watch for at the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show Gear up for a week full of innovations, interactions, and intelligence as the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) comes to Chicago next week (September 12-17th). The show is a bellwether for the developing technologies of the manufacturing industry, and it only takes place every other year, […]

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AMT president concerned about US manufacturing

Good news, or bad?  The Association for Manufacturing Technology recently compiled its financial results for the month of June, reporting a 4.6% increase from the previous month. This, however is down 13.2% from last June’s totals of $409.68 million, a distinction made clear by the balanced words of AMT president Douglas K. Woods. “This monthly […]

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August manufacturing technology orders up 4.9% from July

August U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $371.97 million, according to AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies in the U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO) program, was up 4.9% from July but down 18.1% when compared with the total of $454.19 million reported for August 2012. With a year-to-date total of […]

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Manufacturing technology orders up in May

May U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $430.06 million according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO) program, was up 13.6% from April but down 7.6% when compared with the total of $465.38 million reported for May of last year. With a […]

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U.S. manufacturing tech orders up from January

February U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $385.89 million according to AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO) program, was up 5.7% from January but down 10.6% when compared with the total of $431.63 million reported for February 2012. With a year-to-date […]

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