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Leaving Inspired: IMTS 2014 Wrap-Up

I think it's impossible to deny that this edition of IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show – was the most dynamic and inspiring that we've seen in years.
By Douglas Woods
President, AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology
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CCPIT Machinery Named Exclusive IMTS Sales Agent in China

The Association For Manufacturing Technology has appointed the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Machinery Sub-Council as the exclusive sales agent of IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show to Chinese companies beginning on October 14, 2015, for IMTS 2016.  (more)

The Gene Haas Foundation Announces Scholarships at the Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS 2014

To spur the development of next-generation advanced manufacturing professionals, today the Gene Haas Foundation announced $50,000 in scholarships to be awarded to high school seniors seeking a post-secondary degree in machining and advanced manufacturing technology. (more)

New International Additive Manufacturing Award Announced at IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014

AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology and VDW – Verein Deutscher Werkzeugmaschinenfabriken (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association) announced today at IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014 a partnership to present the International Additive Manufacturing Award annually, beginning in 2015. (more)

U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Down 1.1% in July

July U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $170 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 1.1% from June’s total but up 1.5% from July 2013.  (more)

September 8, 2014 – USMTO News Release for July Manufacturing Technology Orders

July U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $354.63 million according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was down 11.5% from June and down 1.4% when compared with the total of $359.70 million reported for July 2013. With a year-to-date total of $2,711.36 million, 2014 is down 2.3% compared with 2013. (more)

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