Tech Trends

AMT's newly released Tech Trends

Industry stakeholders commonly ask AMT about the greatest challenges in the industry today or the latest discoveries in research and development. Tech Trends is the next step of a new endeavor in AMT's strategy to distribute the information relating to advancements in the manufacturing technology industry.

Tech Trends answers questions about the trends in manufacturing technology research. Tech Trends can be accessed through 

The Tech Trends publication can be accessed here:

Full version for AMT members:  Download complete Technology Trends (pub. 2015; 52 pages)
Note: must be logged in to download.

A condensed version of Tech Trends, Trends in Brief, is available to the public: Download condensed Technology Trends (pub. 2016; 4 pages)

For questions or suggestions related to Tech Trends, please email

Overview of AMT's Technical Resources

AMT's technical resources provide members with a wide range of information and research about technology trends, R&D products and funding, and more. We sponsor and participate on many advisory groups and committees to gather technical data and influence the research community in the promotion of manufacturing technology in the United States.

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