U.S. Foreign Trade Summary of the Manufacturing Technology Industry

U.S. machine tool exports valued $171.99 million in January, down 23.3 percent from December’s total of $224.21 million. Exports for year-to-date 2018 totaled $171.99 million, an increase of 22.0 percent when compared to the same period for 2017. Monthly machine tool imports valued $505.02 million in January, down 14.2 percent from December’s total of $588.58 million. Imports for year-to-date 2018 totaled $505.02 million, an increase of 29.9 percent when compared to the same period for 2017.

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Economic Trends - Price Indices

This report provides information on changes in prices for finished goods, specific machine tools, and key components of machine tools including labor and materials.

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Economic Trends - Shipments, Orders, Inventory, and Backlog
This report provides monthly charts based on data collected and published by the Census Bureau. Over 50 different manufacturing industries or industry groups are available, including both manufacturing technology providers and major customer industries. Provides market analysts or forecasters the first essential element to projecting sales or shipments.
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MTUniversity Technology Fundamentals Subscription
MTUniversity Technology Fundamentals includes the basics of machine tool, cutting tool, workholding, quality control and manufacturing process fundamentals, shop math, blueprint reading, GD&T, and more. (more)

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Economic Trends - Oil & Gas
Consists of tables detailing 3 years of monthly data on natural gas and oil production, shipments and trade. (more)

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MTUniversity Quality Suite Online Learning-Subscription
Quality within an organization is driven by the needs of customers.

These classes address the many facets that contribute to quality. Content covers standards, auditing, and improvement for all levels of the shop.  (more)

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MTUniversity Additive Manufacturing Online Learning-Subscription

Manufacturers are beginning to recognize the benefits that Additive Manufacturing (AM) offers in terms of speed, simplicity, reliability, and cost. Additive manufacturing is a process in which a three-dimensional computer model design is built into a physical object by joining thin layers of material. AM is a versatile field that encompasses a variety of methods, materials, and applications.

AMT has partnered with ToolingU, the leading e-Learning content provider in the manufacturing industry to deliver specific tracks on Additive Manufacturing on a subscription basis for $325. The track is approximately eight hours of study and includes a vocabulary list, a pre-test and Final Exam. For CMTSEs who are in the process of recertifying their credential, this track of classes has the same Professional Development point value as a college course (4 Points).  (more)


USMTO Detail Summary Report

USMTO is a project of AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology that provides the most up-to-date statistics for the U.S., Mexican, and Canadian manufacturing technology market. Manufacturers and distributors of machine tools and other various types of manufacturing technology participate in the USMTO program. Click the link above to access the most recent report.

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