Tag Archives: Association for Manufacturing Technology

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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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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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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AMT and VDW announce additive manufacturing competition

The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) and VDW – Verein Deutscher Werkzeugmaschinenfabriken (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association) have announced the International Additive Manufacturing Award (IAMA) competition. The annual IAMA recognizes innovations in additive manufacturing for industrial applications. This includes developments in the design of systems or major components; advances in processes or materials; new applications; and […]

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Manufacturing technology orders up 10.2% in April

April U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $410.42 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 down 17% from March but up 2.9% when compared with the total of $398.73 million reported for April 2011. With a year-to-date […]

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Association for Manufacturing Technology and American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association announce merger

AMT – The Association or Manufacturing Technology and AMTDA – The American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association has announced the merger of the two groups that will integrate their products and services to better serve their members. The announcement was made at The MFG Meeting (Manufacturing for Growth) being held in Orlando, Fla., which is a […]

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Manufacturing technology orders up 73.9% from 2010

November U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $430.17 million according to AMTDA, the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association and AMT, the Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO)  program, was down 6.9% from October but up 26.6% when compared with the total of $339.68 million […]

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