MTConnect Student Challenge: Extension Announced for Ideation Competition

The deadline for the MTConnect Student Challenge ideation competition has been extended until December 15. In addition to allowing students more time to develop and submit their ideas, this also allows for more entries into the competition.  (more)

Tim Shinbara of AMT interviewed at Solid 2015

A look back at Solid 2015: Videos are getting posted from Solid 2015 in San Francisco, where MTConnect had an exhibit and Doug Woods spoke on the need to bring more developers into manufacturing. Here is an interview with our own Tim Shinbara, giving the lowdown on MTConnect! (more)

U.S. Cutting Tool Y/Y Consumption Down 1% in June

June U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $188.7 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% from May’s total and down 1% from June 2014.  (more)

August 10, 2015 USMTO News Release for June Manufacturing Technology Orders

June U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $355.43 million according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was up 4.6% from May’s $339.86 million but down 13.2% when compared with the total of $409.68 million reported for June 2014. With a year-to-date total of $2,157.64 million, 2015 was down 8.7% when compared with 2014. (more)

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Technology Trends – 2015 Edition

Tech Trends is AMT's next step in disseminating information about advancements in the manufacturing technology industry. It identifies the greatest challenges and the latest research and development in the industry today. (more)

IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show Balloon to Appear at QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning

As part of its Farewell Tour, the IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show big orange hot air balloon will appear at the QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning being held at Solberg Airport in Readington, N.J., July 24 – 26, 2015. The IMTS show itself is slated for Sept. 12 -17, 2016 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. (more)

Sens. Hatch, Wyden Welcome Reports from Bipartisan Tax Working Groups

July 8, 2015 - Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) welcomed reports from the Committee’s five bipartisan tax working groups. 
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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)

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MT Sales Fundamentals - Fall 2015

September 01 - 02, 2015

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MTConnect Institute TAG Meeting - September 2015

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2015 Distribution Summit (D15)

September 23 - 24, 2015

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November 10, 2015

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