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October 13, 2014 - USMTO News Release for August Manufacturing Technology Orders

August U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $356.69 million according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was up 0.4% from July but down 6.0% when compared with the total of $379.26 million reported for August 2013. With a year-to-date total of $3,076.98 million, 2014 is down 2.4% compared with 2013. (more)

U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Down 2.7% in August

August U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $166 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market Report (CTMR) collaboration, was down 2.7% from July’s total and down 3.0% from August 2013.  (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)

Leaving Inspired: IMTS 2014 Wrap-Up

I think it's impossible to deny that this edition of IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show – was the most dynamic and inspiring that we've seen in years.
By Douglas Woods
President, AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology
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CCPIT Machinery Named Exclusive IMTS Sales Agent in China

The Association For Manufacturing Technology has appointed the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Machinery Sub-Council as the exclusive sales agent of IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show to Chinese companies beginning on October 14, 2015, for IMTS 2016.  (more)

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