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Sensing a disruption in the (labor) force
Normally, when you think of disruptions in the labor force, you’re thinking in traditional terms like those reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics: employment vs. unemployment, hires vs. separations in the form of layoffs or retirements, etc., and more recently “marginally attached” and “discouraged workers” who are not in the labor force.  (more)
AMT News – July/August 2017 interactive pdf
- Why industrial IoT needs a systems approach
- NAFTA revisited
- Executive order on apprenticeships
- Tips for successful marketing
- Creative minds, creative times drive the American manufacturing revolution
- Innovation culture
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D17: Connect with colleagues, get inspired
The time is getting close for AMT’s 2017 Distribution Summit, September 13-14, 2017, at the Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis. D17 brings distributors, builders, and suppliers together to discover the newest in sales, business practices, and operations for U.S. advanced manufacturing companies.
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EASTEC - New England’s largest MT event
There are more than 410,000 manufacturing employees in the states of Massachusetts and Connecticut combined. In May,12,635 of them attended EASTEC, New England’s largest manufacturing trade show hosted every other year by SME and co-hosted this year with AMT at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Mass. Manufacturing in the Northeast is diverse, with aerospace, medical, energy, and computer & electronics.
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AMT News – June 2017 interactive pdf
- Growing in 3D:  additive manufacturing's expanding world
- Market Data Review - Optimism is more than just numbers
- Defining your sales process for success
- Meet us in St. Louis for D17: Distribution Summit 
- Brazil: a market back on the upswing
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August 14 - U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders for June 2017
June manufacturing technology orders climbed 6.5 percent over May, according to a report released by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. The latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO) report also shows a year-over-year increase of more than 10 percent, the fifth consecutive month posting a year-over year gain.  (more)
U.S. Cutting Tool 2017 YTD Consumption up 5.8% in June
June U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $186.57 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 2.8% from May’s $191.93 million and up 6.0% when compared with the total of $175.97 million reported for June 2016. With a year-to-date total of $1.095 billion, 2017 is up 5.8% when compared with 2016.  (more)
U.S. Cutting Tool 2017 YTD Consumption up 5.8% in May
May U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $191.93 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 up 14.2% from April’s $168.03 million and up 15.5% when compared with the total of $166.25 million reported for May 2016. With a year-to-date total of $908.04 million, 2017 is up 5.8% when compared with 2016.  (more)
July 10 - U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders for May 2017
The U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report for May 2017 showed gains for the month and year over year, according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. May orders were up 3.1 percent over April, and 21.8 percent over May 2016.  (more)
U.S. Cutting Tool 2017 YTD Consumption up 3.5% in April
April U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $168.03 million according to the USCTI and AMT. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market Report (CTMR) collaboration, was down 16% from March’s $200.05 million and down 3.6%  when compared with the total of $174.26 million reported for April 2016. With a year-to-date total of $716.11 million, 2017 is up 3.5% when compared with 2016.
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New Infographic Promotes Careers in Manufacturing
As manufacturing evolves with the digital world and skilled workers retire, a shortage of two million workers in the next 10 years is anticipated by Deloitte and the Manufacturing Institute studies. Help close the manufacturing talent gap. Use Deloitte’s newly published...   (more)
Three Surprising Ways Manufacturers Can Use the Cloud to Drive Innovation
Written by Ryan Kelly, director of business operations at MakeTime, an AMT member company that focuses on streamlining the production of CNC machined parts. It’s hard to remember life and work before the cloud. What was going to solve all our...   (more)
NIMS Summer Workshops and CNC Contests
Summer is a great time to complete a professional development workshop. June through August, NIMS offers one and two-day workshops in machining, industrial maintenance, GD&T, and On-the-Job-Trainer preparation. Summer Calendar of NIMS workshops 2017 SkillsUSA CNC National Championship SkillsUSA CNC...   (more)
Manufacturing bill advances, other priorities delayed
By Amber Thomas, Vice President – Marketing, Communications & Advocacy at AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology The Made in America Manufacturing Communities Act passed the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee and is now headed to the full...   (more)
NIST highlights manufacturing
We love this NIST graphic, which shows specific facts on the importance of manufacturing in the United States. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) works with small- and mid-sized U.S. manufacturers to help...   (more)
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Concept Machine Tool to Host Open House/SteakFest 2017
Concept Machine Tool, a leading Minnesota machine tool, distributor will be hosting their biennial Open House & SteakFest on September 26-28, 2017 from 10:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.  The open house will be held at 15625 Medina Road, Minneapolis, MN 55447.  (more)
Shop Floor Automations News Lately
4 pieces of news about what Shop Floor Automations is up to with the second half of the year.   (more)
Master Fluid Solutions Appoints Kyle R. Stoffer as CFO to Champion Global Growth
The leading metalworking fluid marketer, Master Fluid Solutions, continues its investment in growth initiatives with the appointment of a results oriented, business performance leader, Kyle R. Stoffer as its Chief Financial Officer.   (more)
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