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These numbers are based on the totals of actual data reported by companies participating in the United States Manufacturing Technology Consumption (USMTC) program.
Typically July and August produce fewer orders relative to other months during the year as a result of the reduction of hours worked and partial plant closings, says John B. Byrd III, AMT president. However, the strength observed in the aerospace and job shop industries demand for manufacturing technology will continue to trend upwards.