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Coming in 2015

2015 is going to be a big year! As a member, we hope one of AMT’s products, services or networking opportunities will help you move your business forward. Here are a few sneak peeks into what we have in store for you in 2015!  (more)

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Market Data Review - January 2015

- Start the year off right – get on the data bandwagon!
- Foreign Trade Report - October
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AMT Announces International Staff Promotions

The Association For Manufacturing Technology announces a new organizational structure for its international operations. Xingbin Li, previously AMT General Manager – China, has been appointed International Director – Asia/Pacific Region. Carlos Mortera, previously AMT General Manager – Mexico, has been appointed International Director – Latin America Region. (more)

U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Down 18.9% in November

November U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $156.9 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 18.9% from October’s total and up 0.4% from November 2013. (more)

January 12, 2015 - USMTO News Release for November Manufacturing Technology Orders

November U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $378.06 million according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was down 15.5% from October and down 14.5% when compared with the total of $442.01 million reported for November 2013. Despite the monthly dip, with a year-to-date total of $4,556.60 million, 2014 is up 2.6% compared with 2013. (more)

AMT Names Tim Shinbara Vice President of Manufacturing Technology

McLean, Va. … Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Tim Shinbara assumed the position of Vice President – Manufacturing Technology at AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. He brings to the position extensive industry engineering and manufacturing technology experience and has carved out a recognized industry niche with his extensive knowledge of additive manufacturing technologies. (more)

Machinery Safety Standards - Part 3 - Update on ANSI B11 and Other Relevant Domestic Standards

ANSI B11 (machine safety).  The B11 series of safety standards is about to gain two new standards in its sizeable portfolio. ANSI B11.25 on large machines is a type-B standard addressing the unique safety requirements for machines that have an axis of travel greater than two cubic meters and ANSI B11.26 (Functional Safety:  Design principles and the Practical Application of ISO 13849-1) that began development using the 2010 B11.TR6 document as a template. Along the way, it has undergone substantial revision to become a more usable applications guide for ISO 13846. It represents a compendium of a large number of example electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic circuit well-tried diagrams. (more)

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AMT Meetings & Events

2015 Winter Economic Update Meeting & Webinar

January 30, 2015

Cincinnati, OH or Your computer

The MFG Meeting - Manufacturing for Growth

March 04 - 07, 2015

Orlando, Florida

CMTSE Certification - Online Exam - March 18, 2015

March 18, 2015

Proctored Online exam using your office.

[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

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