October 12, 2015, USMTO News Release for August Manufacturing Technology Orders

August U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $285.92 million, down 10.2% from July’s $318.48 million and down 21.2% when compared with the total of $362.65 million reported for August 2014. With a year-to-date total of $2,771.23 million, 2015 was down 10% when compared with 2014. (more)

AMT Announces New Chief Financial Officer

AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology has a new chief financial officer, Rebecca Stahl, overseeing accounting and human resources. (more)

IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2016 Expands Its Offerings

Based on exhibitor sales and current plans, IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2016 is expected to be one of the largest in show history with even more to offer visitors. The show will be held September 12-17, 2016, at Chicago’s McCormick Place. Registration will open on February 1, 2016.  (more)

2016 International Additive Manufacturing Award Competition Launches

AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology and VDW – Verein
Deutscher Werkzeugmaschinenfabriken (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association)
announced today that the competition period for the 2016 International Additive Manufacturing Award (IAMA) is now open. Those interested in applying for the award should visit www.additive-award.com for information. Entries will be accepted through December 7, 2015. (more)

AMT Calls on Congress to Act on Expired Tax Provisions

AMT and several AMT members joined the Broad Tax Extenders Coalition on a letter to Congress urging immediate action to seamlessly extend or make permanent the expired tax provisions known as “tax extenders.” The letter was signed by more than 2,000 companies, non-profits, coalitions and associations, representing millions of individuals, employees, and businesses of all sizes.  (more)

MTConnect Student Challenge: Extension Announced for Ideation Competition

The deadline for the MTConnect Student Challenge ideation competition has been extended until December 15. In addition to allowing students more time to develop and submit their ideas, this also allows for more entries into the competition.  (more)

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