As the pandemic unfolds, manufacturers are again responding necessarily by reevaluating their supply chains and making decisions on what they now deem “critical” to their companies and the nation. This is a crucial moment. To avoid future repetitions of similar global disruptions, AMT would like to encourage the discussion to shift toward a more “virtuous cycle” by addressing the disruption holistically, with a robust course of action that creates a sustainable, healthier industry for our talent, time, and treasures. The goal of this white paper series is threefold: explore how supply chain management and sourcing in manufacturing is changing; capture compiled, real-world experiences; and make practical and useful suggestions for the manufacturing technology industry. The supply chain and logistics industries are awesome in breadth and depth. AMT does not intend to cover all things supply chain but rather discuss the manufacturing technology portion of that broader industry.