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By Edward ChristopherAug 20, 2021

EV Steers Global Automotive Direction

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), about 3 million new electric cars were registered in 2020. For the first time, Europe beat out China with 1.4 million new registrations. China had 1.2 million, and the United States had 295,000.

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By Benjamin MosesAug 16, 2021

AMT Tech Trends: Made On Earth

Ben and Steve wrap up their thoughts on the Tokyo Olympics. Stephen starts a discussion with Benjamin regarding “made in the USA.” Ben transitions to cybersecurity and cyber-physical attacks on the manufacturing industry.

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By Amber ThomasAug 14, 2021

What’s Hot in Washington Besides the Weather

On June 8, 2021, the Biden administration released the findings of its 100-day review of U.S. supply chain vulnerabilities mandated under Executive Order 14017, issued in February. The report and fact sheet lay out the analysis and recommendations of …

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By Peter R. EelmanJun 16, 2021

Mexico and China Host First Manufacturing Technology Shows Since Pandemic

AMT international staff reported enthusiasm from attendees for all things manufacturing, from improvements in foundational manufacturing on an incremental scale to the radical innovations that enable our industry to take giant leaps.

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By Paul FreedenbergJun 07, 2021

Update on Export Controls and Sanctions

The question is still open regarding whether President Biden will pursue a tougher policy regarding trade and export controls with China than his predecessor. The President has yet to name his political-level officials to handle export control policy.

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By Edward ChristopherFeb 10, 2021

Global Roundup: Where to Find Major Opportunities in 2021

You cannot chase something you don’t know exists. That’s why lead generation is the first step in any sales process. Most any marketing benchmark survey will tell you that generating business leads is the number one sales and marketing priority for most...

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By Fred QianNov 13, 2020

International News from the Field: China

China continues to lead the world with its pandemic recovery and manufacturing performance. The PMI is still above 50 which now makes it eight consecutive months. The GDP has moved back into positive growth, a major milestone. Several more in-person...

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By External ContributorAug 05, 2020

A private survey showed China's manufacturing activity expanded at the fastest pace

Results of a private survey on Monday showed China’s manufacturing activity expanded for the month of July — the fastest pace in nearly a decade, according to records. The Caixin/Markit manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) came in at 52.8 ...

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