"I used to think that 3-D printers' biggest value was in mass-customization," notes Avi Reichental, CEO, 3D Systems. "But now, there seems to be even greater value in the production of these quality, high-performance products -...
AMT sees positive developments
Some data incomplete
USMTO revision for forming/fabricating equipment
The National Tooling and Machining Association announces a full schedule of Manufacturing Day events to promote local manufacturing across the country
Where I feel the real power lies for boosting our industry is in efforts outside of that. It's important that we're finding ways to share that passion with a broader audience, especially the younger generation – those who will carry...
Tooling shipments -0.2% YTD
“…customer industries poised for a strong autumn”
“Muted order activity”
PMI data cited
Positive results in the Northeast
Sharp declines in Southeast, North Central regions
Here at AMT, we go the "glass half-full" route. Does that make us blind optimists? Quite the contrary.
Two regions improve
Two regions decline
'Wearable technology' brings a new view of data collection, streaming, sharing.