Space Applications Fueling Business Innovation

A new space race has begun and business executives looking for a competitive advantage will have an incredible head start. This race is to accelerate expansion of a new ecosystem — the application of space technology to fuel business innovation and new market opportunities. (more)

MTConnect Institute President Doug Woods Speaking at Solid 2015

Attendees at the O’Reilly Solid Conference can learn more about MTConnect, an open-source communications standard for manufacturing equipment and devices, during a session with Douglas K. Woods, President of AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology and the MTConnect Institute. Woods’ presentation will take place at 1:15 p.m. PT on Thursday, June 25, in room C210 at Fort Mason Center. (more)

AMT Announces Two New Senior Executives

AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology has announced two senior executive appointments, effective immediately, at their McLean headquarters.  (more)

MTConnect: Get to Know the Communication Standard for Digital Manufacturing at Solid 2015

The MTConnect Institute is taking part in Solid 2015, an event focused on hardware, software and the Internet of Things, June 23-25, 2015, in San Francisco. The MTConnect Institute will be exhibiting in booth #231, featuring a demo of its open-source communication standard in-action by enabling both point-of-presence visibility and cloud-based monitoring capabilities applied to manufacturing technologies. (more)

IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show Balloon to Compete in Michigan Challenge Balloonfest

As part of its Farewell Tour, the IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show big, orange hot air balloon will compete in the Michigan Challenge Balloonfest being held in Howell, Mich., June 26 - 28, 2015. The IMTS show itself is slated for Sept. 12 -17, 2016, at Chicago’s McCormick Place.

MTConnect Student Challenge Seeks Submissions for Ideas, Applications to Advance Digital Manufacturing

The submission period opened today for the MTConnect Student Challenge, marking the official start of the competition for student ideas and applications utilizing MTConnect. The idea creation competition is open for submissions through September 18, 2015, while the application competition is accepting submissions through January 31, 2016. (more)

AMT Joins 1,000+ Organizations In Support of Ex-Im Bank

AMT is part of a broad coalition that supports reauthorization of Ex-Im Bank. More than 1,000 businesses and organizations of every size and sector have signed a letter to encourage Congress to reauthorize the Ex-Im Bank. Without action, the Bank's charter expires on June 30. Read the letter to Congress and the list of supporting companies and organizations. (more)

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MT Sales Fundamentals - Fall 2015

September 01 - 02, 2015

BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling, Inc.

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September 23 - 24, 2015

Columbus, Ohio

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October 13 - 15, 2015

Cleveland, Ohio

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November 10, 2015

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Palm Desert, California

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