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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) report program.
“August’s results are in line with historical trends, which tell us that the month preceding the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) tends to be lower than in non-IMTS years because buyers wait for the September show before making new technology investments,” says Robert K. Simpson, AMT president. “We expect to see strong September numbers due to a very active IMTS and the impending year-end expensing allowance deadline.”