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By Stephen LaMarcaAug 05, 2022

The spirit of additive. Milling with a robot. “Swiss” printing. Studying (manufacturing) abroad. Chinese robots are stepping up.

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By Douglas K. WoodsMay 24, 2022

We are excited to welcome Silicon Valley Robotics (SVR) into the AMT community. Andra Keay, the managing director and founder of the non-profit robotics organization, has joined AMT as vice president of Global Robotics.

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By Tim ShinbaraMay 11, 2022

Collaborative robots (cobots) aren’t superheroes, but they are rescuing manufacturers of all sizes from the grip of a crippling labor shortage. Their ease of use and flexibility to take on many tasks are increasing their popularity.

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By Kristin BartschiMay 05, 2022

We’ve seen an exponential growth in investments into robotics companies formed in the last 10 years, and every indicator suggests that this is just the start. There’s a growing demand for robotics and automation in the United States.

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By Kathy Keyes WebsterApr 05, 2022

Robot capabilities are accelerating at a record pace. Get a grip on their unprecedented leap in capabilities by leading national robot expert Andra Keay, managing director of Silicon Valley Robotics, at AMT’s 2022 MFG Meeting, April 27-30, in Florida.

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By Dayton HorvathApr 01, 2022

What funding data says about the future for robotics, additive manufacturing, and the software tying it all together.

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By Christopher ChidzikMar 29, 2022

Tracking the average value of machine orders over time is a good way to approximate the demand for automation or other technological improvements intended to increase productivity. The average value of machines can be tracked using data from AMT's USMTO...

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By Stephen LaMarcaFeb 18, 2022

Ford Maverick: interior not included. The White House finally recognizes AM as emerging technology. People like working with robots. Pain-sensing semiconductors. Camshaft machining.

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By Stephen LaMarcaFeb 11, 2022

Super plastics. 2021: All-time high for robots in North America. Legacy automation. Go nuts for doughnuts!

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By AMTFeb 05, 2022

Check in for the highlights, headlines, and hijinks that matter to manufacturing. These lean news items keep you updated on the latest developments.

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