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AMT Elects New Board of Directors and Officers

AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology has elected its 2015-2016 officers and directors. The 2015-2016 board year begins April 1, 2015. The AMT Board of Directors—which represent the American manufacturing technology industry—named Jerry Rex, Executive Vice President, Concept Machine Tool, Plymouth, Minn., to serve as Chairman. He follows Chairman Kevin J. Kilgallen, President, Mid Atlantic Machinery, Harrisburg, Pa. (more)

More than 600 Manufacturing Sector Leaders Gather for Successful Fifth MFG Meeting

March 17, 2015 - It was all about innovation as more than 600 manufacturing industry leaders gathered for the fifth installment of The MFG Meeting, March 4 – 7, in Orlando, Fla. (more)

MFG 2015 energizes the manufacturing community

More than 600 manufacturing executives gathered in Orlando, Fla., for the fifth annual MFG Meeting from March 4-7, 2015. Attendees from AMT, NTMA (National Tooling and Machining Association) and PMA (Precision Metalforming Association) raved that this year’s meeting was one of the best ever.  (more)

AMT Signs Letter Urging Death Tax Repeal

Reps. Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Sanford Bishop (D-GA) have introduced the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015 (H.R. 1105). AMT, as a member of the Family Business Coalition, joined over 80 groups in a letter of support to the bill's sponsors.
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U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Down 1.7% in January

January U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $181.9 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market Report (CTMR) collaboration, was down 1.7% from December’s total and up 1.9% from January 2014.  (more)

March 9, 2015 - USMTO News Release for January Manufacturing Technology Orders

January U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $341.17 million according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was down 32.9% from December’s $508.57 million and down 4.8% when compared with the total of $358.45 million reported for January 2014.  (more)

America Makes Announces Project Call

Youngstown, Ohio — February 27, 2015. America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, is proud to announce its next project call for additive manufacturing (AM) applied research and development projects. Driven by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM), America Makes will provide up to $8 million in funding toward these projects with at least $8 million in matching cost share from the awarded project teams for total funding worth $16 million. (more)

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AMT Meetings & Events

2015 Spring Economic Update Webinar

April 23, 2015

Webinar

[MC]2 Conference 2015 - Enabling Digital Manufacturing

April 28 - 30, 2015

Chicago, Illinois

AMT/USA Pavilion at FEIMAFE 2015

May 18 - 23, 2015

Sao Paulo, Brazil

AIM 2015 - Automation in Manufacturing Conference

June 04, 2015

Detroit, Michigan

MT Sales Fundamentals - Summer 2015 - June 9-10

June 09 - 10, 2015

Chicagoland

CMTSE Certification - Online Exam - June 10, 2015

June 10, 2015

Proctored Online exam using your office.

2015 Distribution Summit

September 23 - 24, 2015

Columbus, Ohio

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