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2019 U.S. Cutting Tool Orders Close at 2.4 Billion

2019 U.S. Cutting Tool Orders Close at $2.4 Billion

February 24, 2020
December 2019 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $187.2 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.
By AMT/USCTI Cutting Tool Market Report
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MFG 2020 to be Held April 1-5 in Fort Lauderdale

February 20, 2020
The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) has announced that The MFG Meeting will be held April 1-5, 2020 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa.
By Association for Manufacturing Technology Press Release
Sandvik Tech Days

Sandvik Coromant’s Tech Days to Focus on ‘The Connected Machine Shop’

February 20, 2020
Sandvik Coromant will host Tech Days, March 25-26, 2020, at its Productivity Center in Schaumburg. With a goal to demystify Industry 4.0, Tech Days will provide tangible and tactical information for attendees to learn about how to transition from tribal knowledge to system knowledge, according to the company.
By Sandvik Coromant Press Release
Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center Announces Two Promotions

Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center Announces Two Promotions

February 19, 2020
Robert Lyscas has been promoted to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer at the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (The Center). The announcement was made by Mike Coast, President of The Center.
By Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center Press Release
Manufacturing Loses 12,000 Jobs, Paced by Motor Vehicles

Manufacturing Loses 12,000 Jobs, Paced by Motor Vehicles

February 7, 2020
U.S. manufacturers cut 12,000 jobs in January, led by a loss of jobs in the motor vehicles sector. Makers of vehicles and parts pared 10,600 jobs, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Bill Koenig
By Bill Koenig Senior Editor, SME Media
Blockchain, the distributed ledger science behind Bitcoin, is demonstrating great promise for being a breakthrough of historic proportions for the manufacturing supply chain.

Trust and Truth: How Blockchain is Forming the Foundation of the Next Manufacturing Renaissance

February 6, 2020
Amid predictions of global economic slowdowns and several recent PMI readings indicating manufacturing contraction, it becomes easy to see how slow production performance and data inefficiencies throughout the manufacturing supply chain contribute to economic uncertainty and concerns for future business.
James Allen Regenor, Colonel, U.S. Air Force (Retired)
By James Allen Regenor Colonel, U.S. Air Force (Retired)
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