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Douglas K. Woods
President

Douglas K. Woods joined AMT as its President in 2009. A lifelong manufacturing professional, Doug is dedicated to promoting the world’s most innovative manufacturing technology and positioning AMT as a leader on issues that impact the industry. Doug sits on several industry boards, including the Reshoring Initiative; the MTConnect Institute; the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining, and others.

Douglas K. Woods joined AMT as its President in 2009. A lifelong manufacturing professional, Doug is dedicated to promoting the world’s most innovative manufacturing technology and positioning AMT as a leader on issues that impact the industry. Doug sits on several industry boards, including the Reshoring Initiative; the MTConnect Institute; the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining, and others.

Posts by Douglas K. Woods
Technology
By Douglas K. WoodsJul 29, 2022

What My Grandfather Taught Me About IMTS

Many of you might have an unforgettable memory of your grandfather taking you to a ballgame or fishing. And while this might seem as though I am making this up given what I do, one of my fondest memories of my grandfather is going to IMTS with him ...

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Technology
By Douglas K. WoodsMay 24, 2022

The AMT Community of Interest: Evolution and Expansion

We are excited to welcome Silicon Valley Robotics (SVR) into the AMT community. Andra Keay, the managing director and founder of the non-profit robotics organization, has joined AMT as vice president of Global Robotics.

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Intelligence
By Douglas K. WoodsApr 01, 2022

Higher and Hire: Dynamic Work Cultures Attract Great Staff

If you create a company that promotes driving forward and learning from failure as integral parts of its way of work, you are likely to have a company that is going to attract those people you need.

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Technology
By Douglas K. WoodsFeb 02, 2022

The Constancy of Change and Transformative Technology

Everything from the chemistry of the insert to the capacity of the spindle drive to the control algorithms for the axes is different. And the differences are accelerating. So what we “know” could be what we “knew” because of the change in tech.

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Intelligence
By Douglas K. WoodsDec 15, 2020

Thank You: A Letter From our President

Season’s greetings, and warm wishes to your family from ours at AMT! As we approach the full height of the holiday season, I want to express our gratitude and appreciation to you, our members. This year has shown the importance of community and...

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