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September 2019 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $195.9 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool... Read Story
November 25, 2019, 07:15 AM


August 2019 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $205.1 million according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool... Read Story
October 31, 2019, 06:59 AM


July 2019 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $198.4 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market... Read Story
September 23, 2019, 07:10 AM


PNC Bank, National Association, announced the closing of a $42.38 million senior secured credit facility for Madison-Kipp Corporation (MKC), a portfolio company of Dallas, TX-based Trive Capital.The transaction includes a $15.775 million equipment... Read Story
September 17, 2019, 07:25 AM


June 2019 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $198.9 million according to the United States. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting... Read Story
August 16, 2019, 07:09 AM


Nexseer Capital announced it has completed a $19.5 million equipment and project financing for a provider of water treatment systems and services. The Texas facility was constructed on a third-party chemical manufacturing site to provide treated... Read Story
July 19, 2019, 07:20 AM


May 2019 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $213.4 million according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market... Read Story
July 16, 2019, 07:05 AM


U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $206.3 million according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market Report... Read Story
June 18, 2019, 07:05 AM


SANY Capital USA, a subsidiary of SANY Group, recently selected IDS, a provider of asset finance and origination technology, for its IDScloud platform for asset finance. SANY, the fifth largest heavy equipment manufacturer globally, selected IDScloud... Read Story
May 14, 2019, 07:27 AM


Manufacturing technology orders tallied a value of $413.7 million in March, a 26 percent increase over February but a 20 percent decline over an exceptional March 2018, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report published by... Read Story
May 13, 2019, 07:00 AM


U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $205.6 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market Report... Read Story
April 12, 2019, 07:00 AM


Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in March, and the overall economy grew for the 119th consecutive month, according to the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report on Business.The report was issued today... Read Story
April 04, 2019, 07:07 AM


Sertant Capital completed a $10.5MM transaction for a full-service flexible film and paper packaging manufacturer and converter specializing in sustainable packaging for the food, beverage, nutraceutical, construction, textile and health care... Read Story
April 02, 2019, 07:22 AM


U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders for January totaled $396 million, marking the second-strongest January in the history of the USMTO program. Orders declined 10.5 percent from December, but at half the average decline in January over December... Read Story
March 13, 2019, 07:00 AM


U.S manufacturing technology orders posted $443 million in December, down 2 percent from November and 6 percent from December 2017. The year-end order total for 2018 was $5.5 billion, up 19 percent from the annual sum for 2017, according to the... Read Story
February 12, 2019, 07:10 AM


Crestmark provided more than $36.4 million in commercial financing to 55 businesses in the second half of January.Crestmark Equipment Finance provided $8,304,101 in four new lease transactions; Crestmark Vendor Finance provided $3,801,143 in 41 new... Read Story
February 11, 2019, 07:25 AM


Manufacturing technology orders were $458 million in November, down 2 percent from October levels and up 7 percent from November 2017 numbers, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report from AMT – The Association for... Read Story
January 17, 2019, 07:00 AM


Manufacturing technology orders totaled $467 million in October, capping a three-month total of $1.6 billion since August. That sum represents the largest three-month total since April 1998. The $4.5 billion year-to-date sum is up an impressive 24... Read Story
December 11, 2018, 07:10 AM


A study from Chubb and The National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM) finds that although manufacturing is experiencing growth, there are many interconnected challenges leading to new risks. The research also suggests that manufacturers may not be... Read Story
November 29, 2018, 07:10 AM


Manufacturing technology orders posted in August and September yielded the second largest two-month total in the program’s history at $1.1 billion, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report from AMT – The Association for... Read Story
November 14, 2018, 07:20 AM


June U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $212.83 million according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market... Read Story
August 24, 2018, 07:05 AM


May U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $215.13 million according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market... Read Story
July 13, 2018, 07:10 AM


The business climate for manufacturing in the U.S. has markedly improved over the past few years, driving both revenue and employment growth for middle market manufacturers. But the industry is also experiencing a period of transformation that is... Read Story
June 22, 2018, 07:18 AM


March U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $207.08 million according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market... Read Story
May 11, 2018, 07:15 AM


January U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $183.61 million according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market Report... Read Story
March 16, 2018, 07:15 AM


Orders for manufacturing technology climbed month-to-month and year-to-date in December 2017, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report from AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. Orders totaled $447 million for... Read Story
February 13, 2018, 07:02 AM


CIT Group announced that the Corporate Banking unit of its Commercial Finance business arranged for $180 million in financing for HCT Group, a leader in innovative design, engineering and manufacturing of packaging solutions for global beauty... Read Story
February 09, 2018, 07:07 AM


Orders for manufacturing technology climbed year over year and year to date in November 2017 according  to the latest U.S.  Manufacturing Technology Orders report from AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. Orders totaled $425.97 million... Read Story
January 16, 2018, 07:12 AM


November U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $185.00 million according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total was down 6.6 percent from October’s $198.00 million and up 9.6 percent when... Read Story
January 15, 2018, 07:02 AM


October U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $198.00 million according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market... Read Story
December 14, 2017, 07:00 AM


Orders for manufacturing technology kept their momentum in October 2017, gaining 6.3 percent over September to a total value of $428.32 million, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report from AMT – The Association For... Read Story
December 11, 2017, 07:00 AM


September U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $174.92 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool... Read Story
November 13, 2017, 07:00 AM


Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in October, and the overall economy grew for the 101st consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®.The report was issued by Timothy... Read Story
November 02, 2017, 06:10 AM


The expansion of manufacturing technology orders slowed in August, but continued to push recovery into its third quarter according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report. August orders were up 16 percent from July and 14 percent... Read Story
October 11, 2017, 06:16 AM


U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO) continued to expand in July, up 23% from July 2016 order levels. The July rate of increase is a notable acceleration in growth relative to the 10% increase in June orders posted over the previous year.The... Read Story
September 11, 2017, 07:10 AM


Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in August, and the overall economy grew for the 99th consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. The report was issued by Timothy R... Read Story
September 05, 2017, 08:00 AM


Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in July, and the overall economy grew for the 98th consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. The report was issued by Timothy R.... Read Story
August 07, 2017, 08:05 AM


April U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $168.03 million according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market... Read Story
June 14, 2017, 07:05 AM


Manufacturing technology orders made year-over-year gains in April according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report from AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. It was also the first month that orders showed gains year... Read Story
June 13, 2017, 07:10 AM


The vast majority of surveyed Americans believe manufacturing plays a vital role in safeguarding U.S. economic prosperity and maintaining their quality of life, according to the 2017 Manufacturing Perceptions Survey from Deloitte and The... Read Story
May 31, 2017, 07:06 AM


Manufacturing technology orders continued to make gains in March, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report from AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. Orders were up 34.8 percent compared to February, and up... Read Story
May 09, 2017, 07:08 AM


U.S. manufacturing technology orders increased more than expected in February, up 19.6 percent from January, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report from AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. Orders were up 1... Read Story
April 11, 2017, 07:11 AM


Fresh off the heels of the third straight month of manufacturing job growth, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) released the first Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey since President Donald Trump took office. The survey shows a dramatic shift... Read Story
April 05, 2017, 07:10 AM


Prime Advantage, the leading group purchasing organization for midsized manufacturers, announced the findings of its ninth edition of the CFO Survey, revealing the financial projections and top concerns of industrial manufacturing companies. The... Read Story
March 31, 2017, 07:00 AM


U.S. manufacturing technology orders declined in January, dropping 40.7 percent compared to December and 11.4 percent compared to January 2016, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report from AMT – The Association For... Read Story
March 14, 2017, 07:02 AM


January U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $173.05 million according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market... Read Story
March 09, 2017, 07:05 AM


Research and Markets announced the addition of the "Material Handling Equipment Market 2014 - 2025" report to their offering. The global material handling equipment market is expected to reach USD 41.1 billion by 2025. The rise in manufacturing... Read Story
February 28, 2017, 07:06 AM


Commercial Credit Group Inc. (CCG) announced the purchase of the machine tool finance business of Manufacturers Capital, LLC., thus expanding into the machine tool and manufacturing industry. With the closing of the transaction, the Manufacturers... Read Story
February 16, 2017, 07:12 AM


Manufacturing technology orders finished 2016 down 4.0 percent compared to 2015, according to the December 2016 U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report from AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. Month over month, December orders... Read Story
February 15, 2017, 07:10 AM


Worldwide spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) is forecast to reach $737 billion in 2016 as organizations invest in the hardware, software, services, and connectivity that enable the IoT. According to a new update to the International Data... Read Story
January 09, 2017, 07:02 AM


Manufacturing technology orders declined slightly in November 2016, dropping 2.4 percent compared to October, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report from AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. In total for... Read Story
January 09, 2017, 07:00 AM


GE announced its GE Additive business will collaborate with GE Capital to sell and finance metal additive machines. Manufacturing companies will now have more ways to access transformative 3D printing technology, spurring growth in several critical... Read Story
January 05, 2017, 07:30 AM


October U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $168.99 million according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market... Read Story
December 16, 2016, 07:05 AM


Economic growth in the United States will continue in 2017, say the nation's purchasing and supply management executives in their December 2016 Semiannual Economic Forecast. Expectations are for a continuation of the economic recovery that began in... Read Story
December 12, 2016, 07:02 AM


Manufacturing technology orders saw year-over-year gains for the third consecutive month in October 2016, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Report from AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.  Orders for the month were... Read Story
December 12, 2016, 07:00 AM


September U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $171.09 million according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market... Read Story
November 11, 2016, 07:05 AM


Manufacturing technology orders for August 2016 were up 15.9 percent compared to August 2015 and up 34.4 percent compared to July, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report from AMT – The Association For Manufacturing... Read Story
October 10, 2016, 07:07 AM


American Trucking Associations’ Chief Economist Bob Costello said, the trucking industry has seen soft volumes in 2016 due to bloated inventories and a weak manufacturing environment. “The current cycle of larger than normal inventories has taken... Read Story
October 03, 2016, 07:14 AM


July U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $146.95 million according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market... Read Story
September 27, 2016, 07:04 AM


The U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report for July 2016 shows that orders dropped 24.8 percent for the month compared to June, according to data from AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. Year over year, monthly orders were down... Read Story
September 14, 2016, 07:15 AM


A recent update to the Worldwide Semiannual 3D Printing Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC) forecasts global revenues for the 3D printing market to reach $35.4 billion in 2020. This is more than double the $15.9 billion in... Read Story
August 15, 2016, 07:05 AM


Manufacturing technology orders made a 17.5 percent gain in June compared to May according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report from AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. At the end of the first half of 2016, orders... Read Story
August 11, 2016, 07:10 AM


May U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $165.68 million according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market... Read Story
July 15, 2016, 07:06 AM


Manufacturing technology orders for April 2016 were down 27.5% from the same month a year ago, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report compiled by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. Year to date, orders... Read Story
June 13, 2016, 07:04 AM


April U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $173.64 million according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market... Read Story
June 09, 2016, 07:09 AM


A convergence of disruptive factors such as new technologies, increasing competition, and pricing pressures, is forcing manufacturers to increase investment in new products and services as they seek to innovate manufacturing capabilities, according... Read Story
May 26, 2016, 07:05 AM


March U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $184.08 million according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market... Read Story
May 16, 2016, 06:56 AM


The U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report (USMTO) for March 2016 showed that orders  grew 36.9% compared to the previous month, according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing  Technology. However, orders still were down 11.8% compared to... Read Story
May 09, 2016, 06:20 AM


The U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report (USMTO) for February 2016 showed that orders were down 5.1% compared to the previous month, and down 12.8% compared to the same month in 2015. The report is generated from data compiled by AMT – The... Read Story
April 12, 2016, 07:00 AM


The MAPI Foundation released its latest U.S. Industrial Outlook, a quarterly analysis of 27 major industries, which found that manufacturing industrial production was unchanged from the third to the fourth quarter of 2015. The analysis indicates that... Read Story
March 18, 2016, 07:09 AM


A new study by the MAPI Foundation, Productivity Dynamics in U.S. Manufacturing, analyzes productivity growth in a range of manufacturing subsectors over the past 25 years and provides compelling statistical evidence on the importance that capital... Read Story
March 15, 2016, 07:05 AM


The U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report (USMTO) for January 2016 showed that order values were down 30 percent from December, according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. Year-over-year orders declined 21 percent. “The... Read Story
March 14, 2016, 07:05 AM


Stonebriar Commercial Finance ("SCF") announced that Jeff Griffin has joined the company as Vice President and Director of Rail Leasing, initiating SCF's origination efforts in the rail sector. Griffin joins SCF after spending the last 8 years with... Read Story
March 07, 2016, 07:11 AM


The U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report (USMTO) showed that order values grew 2.2% in November 2015 compared to the previous month, according to AMT-The Association For Manufacturing Technology. Year to date, orders were down 17.2% compared... Read Story
January 13, 2016, 07:11 AM


Manufacturing executives know that “innovation” is the key to long-term success, but just how to innovate might be the biggest question. As a result, it’s not an either-or but a holistic approach that could foster more growth, as all three of the... Read Story
December 30, 2015, 07:00 AM


The latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO) report showed that orders for manufacturing technology in October 2015 were down 0.3% from September and year to date were down 17.4% compared to the same point in 2014, according to AMT – The... Read Story
December 14, 2015, 07:17 AM


PNC Bank announced the closing of an $8.9 million asset-based revolver and term loan facility for Bright Plastics Inc.  Based in Greensboro, North Carolina, the company will use the funds to refinance existing debt and for working capital.Bright... Read Story
November 24, 2015, 07:00 AM


September U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $170.8 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market... Read Story
November 12, 2015, 07:00 AM


September 2015 U.S. manufacturing technology orders saw a monthly gain of 10.9% from August, but overall stand at 16.6% down for the first three quarters of 2015 compared to the previous year, according to the latest United States Manufacturing... Read Story
November 10, 2015, 06:55 AM


CapX Partners announced their closing of a lease facility to support the growth needs of JD Norman Industries, a diversified manufacturer of metal components and systems with operations in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and the United Kingdom.... Read Story
October 23, 2015, 06:55 AM


August U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $168.8 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market... Read Story
October 19, 2015, 07:10 AM


August U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $285.92 million according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was down 10.2% from July’s $318.48 million... Read Story
October 12, 2015, 07:06 AM


While the forecast for overall manufacturing production growth for 2015 is lower than previously expected, key drivers will allow for solid fourth quarter advancement, according to the MAPI Foundation's U.S. Industrial Outlook, a quarterly report... Read Story
September 15, 2015, 07:08 AM


July U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $318.33 million according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was down 11.8% from June’s $361.03 million and... Read Story
September 15, 2015, 06:58 AM


Laurentian Bank of Canada (LBC) announced a partnership with the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), to help manufacturers across the country acquire equipment through more flexible financing options. For nearly two years, Laurentian Bank's... Read Story
September 11, 2015, 07:18 AM


July U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $177.5 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market... Read Story
September 11, 2015, 07:00 AM


June U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $355.43 million according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was up 4.6% from May’s $339.86 million but... Read Story
August 10, 2015, 07:00 AM


Key Equipment Finance announced it has named Carl Meinhardt leasing manager, healthcare, manufacturer and vendor alliance. In this role, Meinhardt will oversee company’s healthcare vendor relationships, specifically in the South Central and... Read Story
July 22, 2015, 07:00 AM


Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in June for the 30th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 73rd consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®.The... Read Story
July 02, 2015, 07:05 AM


April U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $183.5 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market... Read Story
June 12, 2015, 07:00 AM


April U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $384.81 million according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was down 8.1% from March’s $418.67 million... Read Story
June 09, 2015, 06:00 AM


March U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $197.6 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market... Read Story
May 18, 2015, 06:56 AM


Bank of the West announced the publication of "Made Here: The Business Outlook for U.S. Manufacturing," a paper by the Bank's Chief Economist Dr. Scott Anderson, which highlights the bright economic outlook for small to midsized U.S. manufacturers... Read Story
May 07, 2015, 07:02 AM


January U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $341.17 million according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was down 32.9% from December’s $508.57... Read Story
March 12, 2015, 06:00 AM


The business outlook improved notably among U.S. industrial manufacturers during the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the Q4 2014 Manufacturing Barometer, released by PwC US.  A wide range of key indicators posted improvement during the fourth... Read Story
January 26, 2015, 07:00 AM


November U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $156.9 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market... Read Story
January 16, 2015, 07:02 AM


Manufacturers remain optimistic about their own companies in the last quarter of 2014, continuing an upward trend over the past two years, according to the latest National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers.... Read Story
December 15, 2014, 07:05 AM


October U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $193.6 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market... Read Story
December 11, 2014, 07:05 AM


October U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $417.80 million according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was down 35.0% from September and down 6.2%... Read Story
December 08, 2014, 06:55 AM


Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in November for the 18th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 66th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business. The... Read Story
December 02, 2014, 07:09 AM


The manufacturing sector in the United States has reached the highest rate of growth in more than four years, according to Shifting Into High Gear, an industry report released by Brown Gibbons Lang & Company (BGL). The BGL Industrials Insider... Read Story
November 24, 2014, 07:07 AM


September U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $176.5 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market Report... Read Story
November 13, 2014, 06:00 AM


August U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $356.69 million according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was up 0.4% from July but down 6.0% when... Read Story
October 13, 2014, 07:00 AM


Optimism regarding projected company revenue growth increased among U.S. industrial manufacturers during the third quarter of 2014, according to the Q3 2014 Manufacturing Barometer, released by PwC US.  Survey respondents forecast an average growth... Read Story
October 08, 2014, 07:00 AM


U.S. manufacturing is poised for steady growth through 2016, according to the MAPI Foundation’s U.S. Industrial Outlook, a quarterly report that analyzes 27 major industries. The MAPI Foundation is the research affiliate of the Manufacturers Alliance... Read Story
September 18, 2014, 06:30 AM


Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in June for the 13th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 61st consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. The... Read Story
July 07, 2014, 06:40 AM


According to the latest quarterly analysis of private-company financial statements by Sageworks, U.S. businesses are growing sales and expanding profit margins at a healthy and consistent pace over the last year. Strength in construction has... Read Story
June 26, 2014, 06:45 AM


Prime Advantage, the leading buying consortium for midsized manufacturers, announced the findings of its sixth annual Group CFO Survey, revealing financial projections and top concerns of its member companies’ CFOs in 2014. These CFOs remain... Read Story
April 02, 2014, 07:02 AM


According to the quarterly Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) U.S. Industrial Outlook, a report that analyzes 27 major industries, a number of key factors indicate that manufacturing has potential for solid growth through... Read Story
March 31, 2014, 06:40 AM


With expectations that economic growth will continue in 2014, U.S. industrial manufacturers expressed optimism about the U.S. economy, and more importantly, toward the broader world economy, which has reached the highest level since the fourth... Read Story
January 24, 2014, 07:00 AM


The cautiously optimistic manufacturing sector is investing in the future and pursuing new business, according to PLANTMagazine’s Manufacturers’ Outlook 2014: Pursuing opportunities for growth, sponsored by Grant Thornton LLP. The survey suggests... Read Story
January 14, 2014, 06:55 AM


A rising tide of positive factors bodes well for a rebound in the manufacturing sector, according to the quarterly Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation U.S. Industrial Outlook, a report that analyzes 27 major... Read Story
December 23, 2013, 07:02 AM


Prime Advantage, the leading buying consortium for midsized manufacturers, announced the findings of its twelfth semi-annual Group Outlook Survey, revealing financial projections and top concerns of its Member companies for the rest of 2013. The... Read Story
September 09, 2013, 07:06 AM


A mid-year survey of senior executives from leading global manufacturers identified a number of major risk factors regarding their growth outlook for 2013 and beyond. In Global Growth in 2013—Outlook and Risk Factors, the Manufacturers Alliance for... Read Story
August 26, 2013, 06:59 AM


Canada’s economy rebounded in the first quarter of 2013 as GDP grew at a 2.5 percent annual rate. Struggles in the manufacturing sector may limit growth in 2013, but there is potential for a turnaround in 2014, according to a report from the... Read Story
August 05, 2013, 06:59 AM


May U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $430.06 million according to AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was up 13.6% from April but down 7.6% when... Read Story
July 09, 2013, 06:30 AM


Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in June following one month of contraction, and the overall economy grew for the 49th consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business. The... Read Story
July 02, 2013, 06:41 AM


U.S. Bank Equipment Finance announced that it will sponsor the Reshoring Initiative, a Chicago-based group established to educate manufacturers on the benefits of bringing their operations and corresponding jobs back to the United States.“Over the... Read Story
May 16, 2013, 07:11 AM


Small and midsized manufacturing CFOs anticipate increase in revenue, plan capital investments and hiring while still concerned about health care costs and maintaining margins. Sixty-four percent of executives feel more optimistic about financial... Read Story
April 17, 2013, 07:30 AM


The results of the quarterly Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) Survey on the Business Outlook (EO-123) indicate improvement, albeit marginal, from the previous report, and imply that the manufacturing sector is holding its... Read Story
April 12, 2013, 07:14 AM


February U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $385.89 million according to AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was up 5.7% from January but down 10.6%... Read Story
April 08, 2013, 07:00 AM


Recent trends suggest a reason for optimism for the U.S. economy and its manufacturing sector, according to the quarterly Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation U.S. Industrial Outlook, a report that analyzes 27 major... Read Story
March 15, 2013, 07:19 AM


The Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) Quarterly Economic Forecast predicts that inflation-adjusted gross domestic product (GDP) will expand by 1.8 percent in 2013 and by 2.8 percent in 2014, showing no change from MAPI’s... Read Story
March 01, 2013, 07:30 AM


Preliminary estimates from Sageworks Inc., a financial information company, show that the “State of the Union” for private manufacturing companies is fairly positive. On average, privately held manufacturers saw their sales increase nearly 9 percent... Read Story
February 25, 2013, 07:25 AM


Sentiment regarding the prospects for the U.S. economy in the year ahead increased among U.S. industrial manufacturers, while uncertainty around outlook for the world economy prevailed, according to the Q4 2012 Manufacturing Barometer released by PwC... Read Story
January 30, 2013, 07:31 AM


The Canadian manufacturing sector is confident the coming year will be a good one, according to the recently released 2013 Business Outlook Survey by Grant Thornton LLP and PLANT Magazine. Sixty-one per cent of survey respondents expect orders to... Read Story
January 16, 2013, 07:00 AM


November U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $421.83 million according to AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was down 11.0% from October and down 8.5%... Read Story
January 14, 2013, 07:07 AM


The results of the quarterly Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) Survey on the Business Outlook (EO-118) indicate little change from the previous report—namely that the sector continues to grow, but at a nominal pace as it... Read Story
January 11, 2013, 07:10 AM


According to the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers released on December 6, 2012, the number of manufacturers with an optimistic outlook about the future of their companies has dropped by nearly 40... Read Story
December 07, 2012, 07:33 AM


Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in November following two months of modest expansion, while the overall economy grew for the 42nd consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On... Read Story
December 04, 2012, 07:12 AM


Crystal Financial LLC, an independent commercial finance company, announced it has provided a CAD $40 million loan facility—in the form of senior secured debt—to Red Ash Capital LP, a company associated with Hilco UK Limited to facilitate the... Read Story
October 31, 2012, 07:00 AM


The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) released a new report, Fiscal Shock: America’s Economic Crisis, that shows that the United States is already struggling due to Washington’s failure to address the pending fiscal cliff. The report... Read Story
October 29, 2012, 07:26 AM


TD Economics, an affiliate of TD Bank, released a special report crediting the revival of the U.S. manufacturing sector as a key driver in the economic recovery, largely due to a slowdown in offshoring activity.  This slowdown has kept in the U.S.... Read Story
October 16, 2012, 07:31 AM


The results of the quarterly Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) Survey on the Business Outlook (EO-113) indicate slowing growth for U.S. manufacturing over the next three to six months, in line with most other forecasts... Read Story
October 12, 2012, 07:09 AM


August U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $470.44 million according to AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was up 3.4% from July but down 4.7% when... Read Story
October 09, 2012, 07:31 AM


The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) announced the results of a nationwide survey of small businesses and manufacturers. The results cast a harsh light on the state of the U.S.... Read Story
September 26, 2012, 07:14 AM


U.S. industrial activity hit a speed bump in the second quarter of 2012 and stall speed growth may delay the transition from modest to moderate growth until the second half of 2014, according to the quarterly Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity... Read Story
September 20, 2012, 07:51 AM


Middle market manufacturers and distributors are adjusting to the “new normal” of the post-recession era by focusing on efficiencies, operational improvements and innovation, according to a newly released McGladrey Manufacturing and Distribution... Read Story
September 14, 2012, 07:57 AM


Sentiment among manufacturers, according to a new survey, shows a decline in optimism for a second consecutive quarter. The latest National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers is a signal that the compounding... Read Story
September 13, 2012, 07:50 AM


July U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $449.69 million according to AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was down 2.3% from June and down 10.5% when... Read Story
September 11, 2012, 07:28 AM


Prime Advantage, the leading buying consortium for midsized manufacturers, announced the findings of its tenth semi-annual Group Outlook Survey, revealing financial projections and top concerns of its Member companies for the second half of 2012. The... Read Story
September 10, 2012, 07:51 AM


Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in August for the third time since July 2009; however, the overall economy grew for the 39th consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On... Read Story
September 05, 2012, 06:40 AM


The results of the quarterly Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) Survey on the Business Outlook—June 2012 (EO-110) point to a period of deceleration for manufacturing, heretofore a strong pillar in the U.S. economic recovery... Read Story
July 13, 2012, 07:38 AM


The release of the National Association of Manufacturers/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers for the second quarter confirms that manufacturing has been slowing over the past few months. Manufacturers are concerned about tax, energy and regulatory... Read Story
July 02, 2012, 07:15 AM


March U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $495.97 million according to AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was up 11.3% from February but down 1.4% up... Read Story
May 15, 2012, 08:00 AM


Economic growth is expected to continue in the United States throughout the remainder of 2012, say the nation's purchasing and supply executives in their spring 2012 Semiannual Economic Forecast.Expectations for the remainder of 2012 continue to be... Read Story
May 09, 2012, 08:00 AM


Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in April for the 33rd consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 35th consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.The PMI... Read Story
May 02, 2012, 07:50 AM


U.S. industrial manufacturers expect continued global economic growth in 2012, with optimism regarding the prospects for the U.S. economy continuing to rise, according to the Q1 2012 Manufacturing Barometer released by PwC US. Optimism regarding the... Read Story
May 02, 2012, 06:30 AM


The National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM) today announced that the middle market, a leading indicator of America's future competitiveness, grew at a rate of 8.4% in the past year, but expects future revenue growth will slow according to... Read Story
April 26, 2012, 07:30 AM


Reports from the twelve Federal Reserve Districts indicated that the economy continued to expand at a modest to moderate pace from mid-February through late March. Activity in the Boston, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, and San Francisco Districts grew at... Read Story
April 12, 2012, 08:00 AM


Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in March for the 32nd consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 34th consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.The... Read Story
April 03, 2012, 07:30 AM


Prime Advantage, the leading buying consortium for midsized manufacturers, announced the findings of its fourth annual Group CFO Survey, revealing financial projections and top concerns of its Member companies’ CFOs in 2012. CFOs continue to see... Read Story
March 26, 2012, 07:30 AM


January U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $401.69 million according to AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was down 26.5% from December but up 8.4%... Read Story
March 14, 2012, 07:45 AM


According to results from the winter 2012 McGladrey Manufacturing and Distribution Monitor - a survey of middle-market manufacturing and distribution executives, which provides a unique look into the state of manufacturing on "Main Street" – the... Read Story
March 07, 2012, 08:00 AM


Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in February for the 31st consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 33rd consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.The... Read Story
March 02, 2012, 08:00 AM


A new study of the change in the types of small businesses from 2000 to 2011 reveals a dramatic shift towards service based businesses.   This longitudinal study shows that traditional sectors that drove the small business economy in the past, like... Read Story
March 01, 2012, 07:45 AM


According to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book report, overall economic activity continued to increase at a modest to moderate pace in January and early February. Activity expanded at a moderate pace in the Cleveland, Chicago, Kansas City, Dallas, and... Read Story
March 01, 2012, 06:30 AM


William G. Sutton, CAE, President and CEO of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, released the following statement in response to the Obama Administration’s proposal for corporate tax reform: “For U.S. businesses and manufacturers to... Read Story
February 27, 2012, 06:00 AM


December U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $519.98 million according to AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology and AMTDA, the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association. This total, as reported by companies participating... Read Story
February 14, 2012, 08:00 AM


The Association for Manufacturing Technology joined 115 associations in a letter urging House and Senate conferees to add a temporary extension of 100% bonus depreciation to the payroll tax cut bill currently under consideration. The current law... Read Story
February 13, 2012, 08:00 AM


November U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $430.17 million according to AMTDA, the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association and AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating... Read Story
January 10, 2012, 07:30 AM


The Association For Manufacturing Technology reported this year’s resurgence of manufacturing following the crash of 2008 was unprecedented. According to the report, the most current U.S. manufacturing technology orders put the year-to-date total at... Read Story
December 29, 2011, 08:30 AM


October U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $463.32 million according to AMT-The Association For Manufacturing Technology and AMTDA, the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association. This total, as reported by companies participating in... Read Story
December 13, 2011, 06:30 AM


September U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $606.56 million according to AMTDA, the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association and AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating... Read Story
November 15, 2011, 07:30 AM


August U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $460.61 million according to AMT - The Association for Manufacturing Technology and AMTDA, the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association. This total, as reported by companies participating in... Read Story
October 10, 2011, 08:01 AM