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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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Technology
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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By Christopher ChidzikJan 09, 2024

November 2023 Manufacturing Technology Orders Fall Despite Economy’s Soft Landing

Despite a soft economic landing, U.S. manufacturing technology orders, per the U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report published by AMT, saw a 10.3% decline to $399.8 million, contributing to a year-to-date drop of 13.3% compared to 2022.

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By Stephen LaMarcaJan 05, 2024

AMT Tech Report: Issue #290

Digital twins steering innovation. Robot-Built homes. Pour some out... Welding metal foam with induction. AM personalities of 2023

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By Christopher ChidzikDec 12, 2023

October 2023 Manufacturing Technology Orders Up Over September but Down From 2022

Despite a more optimistic outlook, orders for manufacturing technology, measured by the USMTO report, continued to fall relative to 2022. Through October 2023, orders totaled $4.05 billion, 13.5% behind the total for the first 10 months of 2022.

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By Christopher ChidzikNov 13, 2023

September 2023 Manufacturing Technology Orders Down, Still Above Historical Averages

New orders of manufacturing technology totaled $398.9 million in September 2023, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report published by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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By Stephen LaMarcaOct 20, 2023

AMT Tech Report: Issue #282

Adamantium but IRL. A helping hand. Generative robots. "MiLlEnNiAlS aRe ThE wOrSt!" Not this (3D printed food) again...

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By Benjamin MosesOct 13, 2023

AMT Tech Report: Issue #281

Robots making robots. It's getting hot in here. Hey, chat. Write me a calibration procedure. Additive is going under water. You've got potential, kid.

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