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By Hubert SawickiApr 29, 2022

Today we attempt to assess the European economies and their main challenges – apart from the Ukrainian war zone in Eastern Europe. Two areas of concern have emerged: energy sourcing and maintaining manufacturing levels in the face of changing demand.

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By Kathy Keyes WebsterApr 13, 2022

Hubert Sawicki, the AMT representative for Europe, tells how, at the request of friends, he was able to drive hundreds of miles to make contact with three refugees and bring them to Warsaw.

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By Hubert SawickiMar 15, 2022

This week we look at the state of the energy and defense industries, two sectors singled out as clearly receiving widespread investments which resulted in opportunities for manufacturing technology. Take a break from the war news in the region and read on.

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By Hubert SawickiJan 28, 2022

The economic recovery in Europe has been underway for months, irrespective of supply chain bottlenecks and delays, and the machine tool industry is no exception. As we kick off 2022, we take a look at macroeconomic data, projections, and opportunities ...

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By Hubert SawickiDec 23, 2021

While efforts are being made to fight for the protection of health amid the ongoing crisis, inevitably draining a lot of resources, many European countries in the European Union and beyond have not forgotten about future needs.

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By Hubert SawickiNov 23, 2021

Since the beginning of 2021, the economy in Europe has been doing well, and manufacturing has reported good to great progress. By mid-year, in most cases, things returned to the pre-pandemic level. In many cases, it exceeded it. ...

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By Hubert SawickiOct 25, 2021

The comments from most of the AMT members taking part at EMO Milano 2021 were that the show exceeded expectations. Some members reported unexpected orders taken at the show, while others took it as an opportunity to launch their new European acquisitions.

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By Patrick McGibbonOct 12, 2021

The good news from the aggregate data is that every country’s market has improved in 2021, and that trend is expected to continue into 2022.

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By Hubert SawickiSep 29, 2021

This week we focus on Russia, the fifth largest economy on the European continent and the world’s 11th largest in terms of nominal GDP at $1.6 trillion. It remains both a major economy and a major market, and it remains on AMT’s radar for member ...

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By Hubert SawickiAug 24, 2021

This week, we focus on the Netherlands, the seventh largest economy of Europe and fifth within the European Union (EU), a small country with a large economy. Its GDP is over $1 trillion. Famous as a food and plant exporter ...

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