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These numbers and all data in this report are based on the totals of actual data reported by companies participating in the United States Manufacturing Technology Consumption (USMTC) program.
“Industry forecasters called for a first-half downturn in manufacturing technology orders,” says John B. Byrd III, AMT president. “The economic stimulus package has kept orders from falling in the first quarter, but the full impact of the package won’t be realized until the fourth quarter."