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AMT Calls on Congress to Pass TPA

AMT signed on to a letter to Congress urging passage of the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities & Accountability Act (TPA-2015). U.S. manufacturers need Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) to open new overseas markets, level the playing field and secure better access to the 95% of the world’s consumers who live outside our borders. Tell Congress it’s time to pass TPA!   (more)

U.S. Cutting Tool Y/Y Consumption Up 4.6% in March

March U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $197.6 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 9.8% from February’s total and up 4.6% from March 2014. (more)

IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show Launches Contest to Recruit IMTS Community Members for 2016 Marketing Campaign

A contest begins today to recruit members of the IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show community to be part of the IMTS 2016 marketing campaign. IMTS 2016 will be held Sept. 12-17 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. (more)

May 11, 2015 USMTO News Release for March Manufacturing Technology Orders

March U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $399.83 million according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was up 30.3% from February’s $306.96 million but down 18.7% when compared with the total of $491.73 million reported for March 2014. With a year-to-date total of $1,052.29 million, 2015 was down 12.7% when compared with 2014. (more)

MTConnect Institute Announces First-Ever MTConnect Student Challenge

College students with an interest in bringing together software and hardware solutions to improve manufacturing operations now have an opportunity to leverage their creativity and innovative know-how through the MTConnect Student Challenge, a competition that invites submissions for both ideas and applications utilizing the MTConnect standard. (more)

[MC]² Conference Opens with Focus on the Industrial Internet of Things

Bryce Barnes, Cisco's Senior Manager of Machine and Robot Segment, gave the keynote address to kick off the [MC]2 Conference at Chicago's McCormick Place conference center. The theme of this year's conference (April 28-30, 2015) is transforming a business with data-driven manufacturing and the industrial Internet of Things. (more)

IMTS 2016 Exhibit Space Sales Reflect Continuing Industry Confidence

McLean, VA – Based on current exhibit space sales for IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2016, next year’s pre-eminent manufacturing event in the Western Hemisphere is on track to outpace IMTS 2014 which was the fourth largest IMTS in history. IMTS 2016 will be held at Chicago’s McCormick Place Sept. 12-17, 2016. (more)

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AMT Meetings & Events

AMT Mash-up – Minnesota

May 27, 2015

Maple Grove, Minnesota

MTConnect Institute TAG Meeting - May 2015

May 27 - 28, 2015


AIM 2015 - Automation in Manufacturing Conference

June 04, 2015

Detroit, Michigan

2015 Summer Economic Update Webinar

July 23, 2015

Your computer

MT Sales Fundamentals - Fall 2015

September 01 - 02, 2015

BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling, Inc.

2015 Distribution Summit

September 23 - 24, 2015

Columbus, Ohio

2015 Global Forecasting & Marketing Conference

October 13 - 15, 2015

Cleveland, Ohio

CMTSE Certification - Online Exam - November 10, 2015

November 10, 2015

Proctored Online exam using your office.

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