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Manufacturing Technology Orders Increased



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 for the month, up 19.0% compared to November 2016. At a cumulative total of $4.06 billion for the year, orders were up 9.4% compared to the same point in 2016.

"The new tax law is a big victory for manufacturers, who have been fighting for meaningful tax reform for decades," said AMT President Douglas K. Woods. "The lower rates together with expanded expensing provisions and a continued R&D tax credit will increase business confidence and investment at a time when transformative technologies are rapidly changing the landscape for our industry."

With consumer sentiment remaining at strong levels and capacity utilization continuing to move upwards, demand for manufactured goods is expected to stay strong in the coming months. The PMI from the Institute for Supply Management rose to 59.7 in December, the 16th consecutive month where the index has remained above 50, indicating expansion for manufacturing. Meanwhile, the aerospace industry is looking resurgent as new aircraft orders have been announced to go on top of a significant backlog, ramping up that industry's supply chain after two years of contraction.

These numbers and all data in this report are based on the totals of actual data reported by companies participating in the USMTO program. This report, compiled by AMT provides regional and national U.S. orders data of domestic and imported machine tools and related equipment. Analysis of manufacturing technology orders provides a reliable leading economic indicator as manufacturing industries invest in capital metalworking equipment to increase capacity and improve productivity.

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