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U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Up 7.3% in June

June U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $181 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 up 7.3 percent from May’s total and up 9.9 percent from June 2013. (more)

August 11, 2014 – USMTO News Release for June Manufacturing Technology Orders

June U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $405.73 million according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was up 12.6% from May but down 2.1% when compared with the total of $414.26 million reported for June 2013. With a year-to-date total of $2,349.38 million, 2014 is down 2.7% compared with 2013. (more)

Astronaut Wendy Lawrence to Deliver Keynote Address on Behalf of Sally Ride Science at Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS 2014

McLean, Va. … AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology is proud to announce that former Astronaut Wendy Lawrence will deliver a keynote address on behalf of Sally Ride Science on Wednesday, September 10, during the Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS - The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014. Sally Ride Science® provides tools for college and career readiness that can build students' passion for STEM fields and careers. (more)

eNews from Washington - July 11, 2014

The Obama administration is seeking $3.7B in emergency funds to aid its response to the influx of undocumented child migrants. Congress has a full agenda including the Export-Import Bank reauthorization and the dwindling Highway Trust Fund, but is running out of legislative days before the August recess. (more)

AMT Signs Multi-Industry Letter to Congress Supporting Ex-Im Bank

AMT joined NAM, the US Chamber of Commerce plus over 800 other companies and organizations in a letter to Congress supporting reauthorization of the Ex-Im Bank. The Bank's Charter expires on September 30. (more)


Selected from more than 200 submitted concepts, the winning design will inspire the full-size Local Motors prototype vehicle that will be printed at IMTS in September 2014 (more)

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