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By Christopher ChidzikFeb 20, 2024

US Cutting Tool Orders Totaled $187.9 Million in December 2023, Bringing the Year-to-Date Total Up 6.9% From 2022

December 2023 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $187.9 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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International
By Conchi ArangurenFeb 13, 2024

International News From the Field: Europe

European industrial manufacturing grows despite energy costs and material shortages. ContiTech chases carbon neutrality. The first major generative AI factory is coming. BMW's headquarters goes full EV. For more industry intel and other tidbits, read on.

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Technology
By Bonnie GurneyFeb 08, 2024

IMTS 2024 Offers Hidden Technology Gems, New Exhibitors

At IMTS 2024, discover unexpected solutions, including haptic feedback to improve remote robot operation and digital training, quality control software, additive manufacturing powders and gases, services to address labor issues via an app, and more.

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Technology
By John TurnerFeb 05, 2024

Is Semantic Data Worth the Effort?

What are the benefits of harvesting semantic data from equipment on the shop floor? For starters, it's easier to integrate machines into shop maintenance and monitoring systems. Learn how the industry has responded to semantic data – and where it's going.

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Intelligence
By Christopher ChidzikJan 18, 2024

US Cutting Tool Orders Totaled $202.7 Million in November 2023, Bringing the Year-to-Date Total Up 7.5% From 2022

November 2023 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $202.7 million, down 4.9% from October’s $213 million and up 4.4% when compared with the $194.1 million reported for November 2022, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute and AMT.

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International
By Conchi ArangurenJan 16, 2024

International News From the Field: Europe

Economic instability, uncertainties, and a new crisis surround European markets. While some shy away from risks, others navigate the storm and take advantage of opportunities. For more industry intel and other tidbits, read on.

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Technology
By John TurnerJan 15, 2024

The Voice of the Fluid Power Sector

The NFPA has updated their Technology Roadmap and identified three areas for future improvement to the production and application of hydraulic and pneumatic fluid power components: improving data use, reliability/durability, and control systems.

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Intelligence
By Christopher ChidzikDec 13, 2023

US Cutting Tool Orders Totaled $213 Million in October 2023, Bringing the Year-to-Date Total Up 7.9% From 2022

August 2023 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $219.2 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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Intelligence
By Gary VasilashDec 05, 2023

What Happens When Disruption Comes to Your Industry?

If you supply automotive, you’re living it. If you don’t, you can count on something changing your business in a profound way.

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International
By Conchi ArangurenNov 22, 2023

International News From the Field: Europe

Europe sees continuous growth but with reduced momentum given the challenges on the economic and political fronts. Recent trade show turnout was positive, but how far is Europe from a sharper recovery? For more industry intel and other tidbits, read on.

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