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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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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 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 ChidzikDec 06, 2023

Tragedy or Comedy: The Economic Story in Data

When facing the prospect of industry-specific slowdowns or a rolling recession, it is important to use the data most applicable to your industry to track your performance and anticipate changing customer demand.

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By Christopher ChidzikDec 06, 2023

Some Interest(ing) Trends

Recent trends captured by the U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report published by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology indicate that orders for manufacturing technology indeed responded “very, very quickly” to the rate-hiking cycle.

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Intelligence
By Douglas K. WoodsDec 01, 2023

Membership, Privileges, and Opportunities

While there are many sources of data that you can find in a Google search, there is no specific source like the U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO) program that AMT administers.

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By Christopher ChidzikNov 29, 2023

Infographic: Recession on the Horizon?

Comparing USMTO data to industrial production data in past recessions provides interesting insight into what to expect in future downturns.

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Intelligence
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 Christopher ChidzikOct 09, 2023

August Orders of Manufacturing Technology Grow 16.1% From July, Totaling $404.2 million; Large OEMs Increase Purchases of Specialized Machinery

New orders of manufacturing technology totaled $404.2 million in August 2023, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report published by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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By Christopher ChidzikSep 11, 2023

July 2023 Manufacturing Technology Orders Total $353.9 Million; Year-to-Date Gap Narrows Despite Entering Usual Seasonal Slowdown

New orders of manufacturing technology totaled $353.9 million in July 2023, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report published by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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