Who did you miss at IMTS 2014?
IMTS exhibitors and AMT distributor members can access over 75,000 qualified leads from IMTS 2014.  Please e-mail mtinsight@mtinsight.org or call 1-888-268-3292 for more information.

New International Additive Manufacturing Award Announced at IMTS 2014 - Now Accepting Entries

AMT and VDW – Verein Deutscher Werkzeugmaschinenfabriken (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association) announced at IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014 a partnership to present the International Additive Manufacturing Award annually, beginning in 2015. Now accepting entries at www.additive-award.com. (more)

How to Deal with a Very Upset Customer

I have learned from years of experience that, for me, there are two types of upset customers. If you can follow this simple plan, you can calm down even the most “Rabid” customer and actually create an action plan that he will agree is the best and quickest way to a solution.

[MC]2 2015 Conference Announced and Call for Speakers Open

McLean, Va., (Oct. 22, 2014) – The fourth annual [MC]2 Conference, hosted by the MTConnect Institute, will be held April 28-30, 2015, at the McCormick Place Conference Center in Chicago, Ill. The MTConnect Institute has also issued a call for speakers, which is open until November 24, 2014.  (more)

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Market Data Review - October 2014

The news related to manufacturing technology orders is bright. Durable goods shipments of $249 billion in July represented a new record level for shipping products made with our members’ technologies. Given that July’s order bookings were $300 billion, also a new record, it would appear that investors in manufacturing technology will continue to ship at a $240 billion plus rate over the near term. (more)

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After the really big show, “What should I do next?”

The verdict is in, and the result of my own mini survey was that IMTS 2014 was a huge success! Not only because of the near record number of attendees but also because of the number of orders closed and the magnitude of the upcoming potential business that was discussed.  (more)

3-D Printed Car Built at IMTS 2014 Made It's Appearance on the Today Show

Carson Daly drives the 3-D Printed Car built at IMTS 2014 on the Today Show. (more)

AMT Donates 3D Printer to Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School STEM Program

McLean, Va., (Oct. 3, 2014) – To celebrate Manufacturing Day, an annual event during which North American manufacturers open their doors to showcase the potential of modern manufacturing and foster interest in manufacturing careers, AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology announced that is has donated a 3D printer to Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School to support an interdisciplinary STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program. (more)

World’s First 3D-printed Car Takes Inaugural Drive

Chicago, IL. (September 23, 2014) – After a grueling six-day week that included nearly round-the-clock work, Local Motors, together with Cincinnati Incorporated, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology, unveiled the world’s first 3D-printed, drivable vehicle. Called the Strati, the car took a victory lap around McCormick Place early on Saturday, September 13, 2014 with Local Motors CEO John B. Rogers, Jr., at the helm, accompanied by Doug Woods, president of AMT. (more)

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AMT Meetings & Events

CMTSE Certification - Online Exam - November 12, 2014

November 12, 2014

Proctored Online exam using your office.

2015 India Mini Trade Mission - Aerospace Sector

January 19 - 21, 2015

Bangalore, India

AMT/USA Pavilion at IMTEX 2015

January 22 - 28, 2015

Bangalore, India

The MFG Meeting - Manufacturing for Growth

March 04 - 07, 2015

Orlando, Florida

MT Sales Fundamentals - Spring 2015

April 01 - 29, 2015


[MC]2 2015 - Enabling Digital Manufacturing

April 28 - 30, 2015

Chicago, Illinois

AMT/USA Pavilion at FEIMAFE 2015

May 18 - 23, 2015

Sao Paulo, Brazil

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