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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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U.S. manufacturing technology orders up 4.8% from 2011

November U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $421.83 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 11.0% from October and down 8.5% when compared with the total of $460.86 million reported for November 2011. With a year-t0-date […]

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U.S. manufacturing technology orders up 5.6% over 2011

September U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $667.47 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 40.7% from August and up 13.4% when compared with the total of $588.80 million reported for September of last year. With […]

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Manufacturing technology orders up 8.8% in 2012

June U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $462.95 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 0.6% from May and down 1.8% when compared with the total of $471.49 million reported for June 2011. With a year-to-date total of […]

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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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