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By Ian StringerJun 09, 2022

While April’s gains in order growth were less impressive compared to previous months, this doesn’t necessarily signal a deterioration in business equipment spending. Get the hard numbers now.

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By Stephen LaMarcaMay 31, 2022

As the edge lord of “often wrong and never in doubt,” I am here to potentially set the record straight and eat my words. I say “potentially” because if anybody can be wrong about one thing twice, it’s ya boy!

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By Christopher ChidzikMay 30, 2022

We’ll focus on orders from machine shops, examining how they differ from demand across all industries and their correlations with economic data.

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By Kathy Keyes WebsterMar 01, 2022

You need to know what’s going to happen in the economy so you can make the best business decisions in 2022 and 2023. Here’s a preview of economist Alan Beaulieu’s annual business forecast at AMT’s MFG Meeting, April 27-30, in Bonita Springs, Florida.

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By Christopher ChidzikFeb 04, 2022

While it may be politically expedient to blame economic ills, including inflation, on the party in control of Congress or the occupant of the White House, actual causes of economic phenomena are a web of interwoven issues.

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By Amber ThomasDec 10, 2021

The $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was signed into law by President Joe Biden after passing the House by a 228-206 margin. The House vote capped months of intense negotiations between the White House and congressional negotiators...

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By Patrick McGibbonDec 08, 2021

The package of AMT’s two popular meetings attracted the largest audience to the forecasting conference in 25 years. It was great to feel the energy of an in-person event and see so many familiar faces – plus lots of new ones too.

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By Christopher DownsDec 01, 2021

Attendees are still buzzing about AMT’s MFG Meeting + The MTForecast conference, which was held Nov. 2-5, 2021, in Denver, Colorado. Find out what they had to say and get the Top 15 Takeaways from the conference.

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By Christopher DownsOct 05, 2021

At AMT’s MFG Meeting + The MTForecast conference, Nov. 2-5, 2021, in Denver, Colorado, you’ll hear from some very intelligent and passionate speakers about economic, marketing, and technology trends tailored for the advanced manufacturing industry.

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By Patrick McGibbonSep 24, 2021

At AMT’s 2021 MFG Meeting and MTForecast conference, Mark Killion, CFA, director of U.S. industry for Oxford Economics, will discuss his forecast for manufacturing and the machine tool sector and where the biggest growth opportunities lie in the next ...

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