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By Amber ThomasApr 20, 2022

The EXIM launched the Make More in America Initiative. This program provides domestic financing tools to help American manufacturers gain new access to capital to fill critical supply chain gaps.

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By Kristin BartschiApr 13, 2022

Apply for the 2022 National Metalworking Reshoring Award! The uncertainty resulting from trade wars and COVID-19, coupled with consumer demand for faster delivery and responsiveness, are helping to promote reshoring in the United States.

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By Amber ThomasMar 15, 2022

Plenty is happening in the nation’s capital on the domestic and international fronts. Of course, that’s always the case in election years with lawmakers jockeying for voters’ attention, but the war in Ukraine adds new urgency to many initiatives.

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By Amber ThomasMar 01, 2022

Tune in as Pat McGibbon, chief knowledge officer, AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology, and Harry Moser, founder and president of the Reshoring Initiative, talk automation. 

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By Amber ThomasFeb 21, 2022

There's a lot at stake this November, not only for the candidates but for their constituents in the manufacturing industry.

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By Amber ThomasFeb 10, 2022

AMT recently updated its Manufacturing Mandate, which outlines our legislative and policy recommendations to strengthen U.S. manufacturing. AMT uses this document in discussions with government officials and staff ...

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By Gary VasilashFeb 03, 2022

How we got to a broken supply chain and why the fix isn’t going to be simple.

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By David BurnsFeb 02, 2022

Can pure velocity reshape the supply chain and move the productivity curve? Inspired by the whoosh of a racing Maserati on the autobahn, long-time advanced manufacturer David Burns explores how our obsession with speed, combined with digital ...

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By Amber ThomasJan 25, 2022

On Jan. 25, AMT joined more than 100 organizations in a letter to Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh urging the Department of Labor (DOL) to hold stakeholder meetings before the development and issuance of its anticipated proposed rulemaking ...

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By Amber ThomasJan 17, 2022

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that OSHA has no legal authority to enforce the Biden administration’s vaccine order for private businesses with 100 or more employees. Earlier this month, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the stay ...

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