Press Release
Happening Now
Smartforce
By Greg JonesJul 15, 2021

Please Join Us in a Workforce Survey

The survey focuses on the advanced manufacturing technician job function, defined as those “technicians who run and maintain factory equipment and assembly processes, monitor and check the product quality, and document results." 

3m read
Intelligence
By Patrick McGibbonJul 15, 2021

May 2021 US Cutting Tool Orders Up 24.6% from May 2020

May 2021 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $160.7 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

5m read
Intelligence
By Kristin BartschiJul 12, 2021

US Manufacturing Technology Orders total $448 million in May 2021, an increase of 11% from April, pushing the 2021 total over the $2 billion mark

In only three other years since 1998 have orders surpassed $2 billion by May. Manufacturers across the industry have expressed broadly positive sentiment, so we would expect the remainder of the year not only to return to the pre-pandemic trend....

10m read
Smartforce
By Kristin BartschiJul 08, 2021

AMT executive appointed to National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers board of directors

Today, AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology and NCATC, the National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers, announced that Greg Jones, vice president, Smartforce Development, AMT, was elected to the NCATC board of directors ...

5m read
Intelligence
By Kristin BartschiJun 30, 2021

The Association For Manufacturing Technology Today Announced That Its MTForecast and MFG Conferences Will Be Jointly Held Nov. 2-5, 2021, in Denver

Attending MFG2021 + MTForecast is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience both conferences at one venue. Economic and industry analysis about changing business conditions and opportunities should prove valuable to all attendees.

9m read
Technology
By Bonnie GurneyJun 21, 2021

IMTS 2022 to occupy all buildings of McCormick Place; IMTS also unveils new logo, updated website

IMTS 2022 will once again occupy all four buildings and all levels of the McCormick Place campus, as well as continue co-locating with the HANNOVER MESSE USA show in the East Building.

6m read
Intelligence
By Kristin BartschiJun 14, 2021

US Manufacturing Technology Orders totaled  $404.6  million in  April  2021,  declining  12% from  March  2021  yet 72% higher than April  2020  

April 2020 had the lowest orders in a decade, but the previous three months were business as usual, so to be 40% up over the previous year shows the real strength of the industry in 2021.

10m read
Intelligence
By Patrick McGibbonJun 10, 2021

April 2021 US Cutting Tool Orders Up 26.3% from April 2020

April 2021 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $170 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

5m read
Intelligence
By Patrick McGibbonMay 18, 2021

March 2021 US Cutting Tool Orders Up 18.8% from February 2021

March 2021 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $177.6 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

5m read
Intelligence
By Kristin BartschiMay 10, 2021

US Manufacturing Technology Orders totaled $437.85 million in March 2021, an increase of 16.1% from February 2021 and a 41.6% increase over March 2020

U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders totaled $437.9 million, an increase of 16.1% over February 2021 and an increase of 41.6% over March 2020, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report published by AMT... 

5m read