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By Hubert SawickiJun 11, 2021

In this week’s edition, we focus on France, with a few other general EU considerations. As the third largest economy in Europe, and the seventh in the world, France is not all about food. Their manufacturing PMI is hovering around 59 and relies heavily...

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By Fred QianJun 07, 2021

China’s traditional auto production numbers remain impressive while the EV stats are eye-opening. Even well-known home appliance companies are getting in the game to become tier-one EV suppliers. Construction machinery sales grow thanks to ...

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By Achilles ArbexJun 01, 2021

The news from our neighbors in Latin and South America remains positive. Automakers GM, VW, and Toyota continue to make substantial investments in Brazil while Stihl gears up to meet the increased demand for power equipment. Mexico will have its first ...

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By Arun MahajanMay 24, 2021

Despite grappling with the pandemic’s second wave, India’s manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) remained quite strong at 55.5 in April. India continues to claw its way forward, maintaining the forecast for recovery and economic opportunity...

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By Hubert SawickiMay 17, 2021

With one of the industry’s major manufacturing technology shows, EMO Milano, coming up in October, we thought we would focus this week’s European news on Italy. With an April record-breaking PMI above 60, substantial government investment incentives...

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By Fred QianMay 10, 2021

With a forecasted 8.1% GDP growth for 2021, China saw the first quarter GDP jump 18% YOY due to the low base of 2020. The manufacturing PMI has remained above 50 for more than a year and is expected to stay that way....

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By Carlos MorteraApr 30, 2021

Foreign investments continue to pour into Central and South America, particularly in the automotive segments. FANUC breaks ground on an $8 million facility. Agriculture machinery and equipment see big gains. For more industry intel and tidbits, read on.

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By Arun MahajanApr 26, 2021

India’s manufacturing PMI for March was 55.4. IMTEX 2021 has been pushed back. There is, however, positive news for electric vehicles. For more details and other industry tidbits, read on.

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By Hubert SawickiApr 19, 2021

This week, we start with a focus on Germany, the driving force of the European economy, where manufacturing has shown the strongest growth in factory activity in three years. We then move on to European aerospace with interesting developments...

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By Edward ChristopherApr 12, 2021

The big news today is the opening of CIMT 2021 in Beijing. We have an AMT/USA pavilion at the show featuring 31 participating members. To celebrate, here are some real-time visuals of our first day at CIMT.  

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