January Machine Tool Consumption Up 11.3%
Product DetailsJanuary U.S. machine tool consumption totaled $225.94 million, according to AMTDA, the American Machine Tool Distributors' Association, and AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTC program, was down 31.9% from December but up 11.3% from the total of $202.94 million reported for January 2005.
These numbers and all data in this report are based on the totals of actual data reported by companies participating in the USMTC program.
'We have begun the year on a very positive note with January 2006 metalworking equipment orders up a healthy 11.3% compared to January 2005. This signals another promising year of continued momentum within the U.S. manufacturing economy as companies continue to recognize the ...