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Initial challenge will inspire the overall design of the vehicle that Local Motors will manufacture at IMTS in September 2014 (more)

April 14, 2014 - USMTO News Release for February Manufacturing Technology Orders

February U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $354.40 million according to AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was down 6.6% from January and down 6.2% when compared with the total of $377.82 million reported for February 2013. With a year-to-date total of $733.82 million, 2014 is down 0.6% compared with 2013. (more)

Registration Opens for Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS 2014

AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology has opened registration for the Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS - The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014 being held at Chicago’s McCormick Place Sept. 8 – 13. Registration for students and educators is free. (more)

[MC]2 2014 Conference Attendees Vote and Award Three MTConnect Challenge 2 Winners

The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) and the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) Defense-wide Manufacturing Science and Technology (DMS&T), sponsored along with AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology and the U.S. Army Benét Labs, proudly announce the three top winners of the MTConnect Challenge 2 as voted by [MC]2 2014 MTConnect: Connecting Manufacturing Conference attendees. (more)

U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption down 1.2% in February

February U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $157 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 1.2 percent from January’s total and down 6.8 percent from February 2013. (more)

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2014 Distributors' Annual Cost Summary- DACS

This comprehensive benchmarking study provides participants with comparisons for their business costs and profitability in five key areas versus other distributors.  DACS provides a clear road map to improving your business performance. (more)

AMT Signs Multi-Industry Letter for Bonus Depreciation Renewal

AMT has joined over 20 national trade associations representing a wide range of industries on a letter to the Congressional leadership urging renewal of bonus depreciation. The Senate is expected to mark up a "tax extender" bill in April. This letter is part of the effort to include bonus depreciation in the extender legislation. You can help by contacting your Senators to support bonus depreciation renewal.  (more)

AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology Elects New Board of Directors and Officers

McLean, Va. … AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology has elected its 2014-2015 officers and directors. The 2014-2015 board term begins April 1, 2014. (more)

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AMT Meetings & Events

2014 Spring Economic Update Webinar

April 24, 2014


AIM 2014 - Automation in Manufacturing Conference

May 15, 2014

Rosemont, Illinois

What's Brewing at AMT - May 15

May 15, 2014

Schaumburg, Illinois

What's Brewing at AMT - May 16

May 16, 2014

Chicago, Illinois

Mecanica 2014

May 20 - 24, 2014

São Paulo, Brazil

2014 Mexico Business Development Initiative

June 01 - 08, 2014


Hunting for New Business

June 02 - 30, 2014

Location To Be Determined

CMTSE Certification - Online Exam - June 25, 2014

June 25, 2014

Proctored Online exam using your office.

MT Sales Fundamentals - July 2014

July 28 - 29, 2014

Mazak, 8025 Production Dr., Florence, KY

IMTS 2014 - International Manufacturing Technology Show

September 08 - 13, 2014

Chicago, IL

2014 Global Forecasting & Marketing Conference

October 14 - 16, 2014

Detroit, Michigan

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