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By Stephen LaMarcaJun 14, 2024

AMT Tech Report: Issue #311

Kinky metal. April 2024 USMTO summary. GM vs. AM. AI in human English. #GenZ #BlueCollar.

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By Christopher ChidzikJun 10, 2024

April 2024 Manufacturing Technology Orders Slow Decline, Remain Above Historical Average

Orders of manufacturing technology, measured by the U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report published by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology, reached $317.9 million in April 2024.

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By Christopher ChidzikMay 13, 2024

Manufacturing Technology Orders Jump in March 2024 as Southeast and West Regions Soar

Orders of manufacturing technology, measured by the U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report published by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology, reached $435.7 million in March 2024. Orders grew nearly 25% above the February 2024 level.

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By Christopher ChidzikApr 09, 2024

February Manufacturing Technology Orders Up 2.1% Over January; Contract Machine Shops Decreased Orders, While Aerospace Increased

Orders of manufacturing technology, measured by the U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report published by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology, totaled $343.3 million in February 2024.

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By Stephen LaMarcaMar 22, 2024

AMT Tech Report: Issue #300

High-performance manufacturing. AI chatbot with robotic arm control. Lost & found: Lead in Stanley cups. Common methods for finishing metal parts. ROS development alliance.

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By Christopher ChidzikMar 12, 2024

January 2024 Manufacturing Technology Orders Down 31% From December: Contract Machine Shops Decrease Orders, OEMs Continue To Invest

Orders of manufacturing technology, measured by the U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report published by AMT, totaled $338 million in January 2024, a 31% decline from December and a 3.7% decline from January 2023.

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By Christopher ChidzikFeb 15, 2024

2023 Manufacturing Technology Orders Beat Expectations as December Adds $491 Million

In an upside surprise, December 2023 orders of manufacturing technology totaled $491 million, up nearly 22% from November 2023, and nearly 12% above December 2022, according to the U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report published by AMT.

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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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By Benjamin MosesFeb 02, 2024

AMT Tech Report: Issue #294

For once, history is useful. Hope we are not still paying for that. Is faster better? Printing the big stuff. Barriers to tech adoption.

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By Elissa DavisJan 31, 2024

Fundamentals of Manufacturing: What Are Machining Centers?

Like most genius inventions, the machining center was designed to make people’s jobs easier (looking at you, spell check). OK, but what is a machining center, really? Elissa Davis goes back to basics and answers the questions we were too afraid to ask.

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