Supply Chain : ReEngage

Resources to Assist in ReEngaging Your Supply Chain

Whether you are an advanced manufacturer, job shop owner, or OEM, you are in the midst of your own supply chain challenges, uncertainties, and questions. In an extraordinary effort to support you, AMT and IMTS are dedicating significant staff and financial resources to help you ReEngage supply chains.

Watch in-depth interviews, and dive into articles and infographics that explore supply chain challenges in unambiguous detail.

Multimedia Gallery

U.S.A. - Great for Manufacturing Businesses

U.S.A. - Great for Manufacturing Businesses

Feb 18, 2021

What are favorable conditions for manufacturing businesses? The answer hits close to home. Read highlights from a new study that ranks the United States fifth among 16 other major manufacturing exporting nations. With high labor costs, find out how low secondary costs boost America’s standing.

Read More
ReBuilding and ReShoring: 7 Actions Technology Suppliers and Distributors Can Take to Help Their Customers

ReBuilding and ReShoring: 7 Actions Technology Suppliers and Distributors Can Take to Help Their Customers

Jan 29, 2021

Technology suppliers and distributors can sell more by helping customers reshore. Take advantage of the current pivot to shorter, localized supply chains for resiliency and agility in the wake of the supply shocks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Do what you do best and identify your products that can make U.S. manufacturers competitive enough to reshore!

Read More
Eight Tips to Optimize Your Operation During the COVID Pause

Eight Tips to Optimize Your Operation During the COVID Pause

Nov 4, 2020

OPTIMIZE = Optimize operations. Purchase locally. Train your staff. Invest in new technology. Monitor efficiency. Innovate. Zoom calls. Execute on the data. An expert with 40 years of experience in the machine tool industry shares his thoughts on improving competitiveness.

Read More
Foreign Direct Investment

Foreign Direct Investment

Jul 27, 2020

The United States is consistently ranked as the top destination for foreign direct investment. A major portion of that investment is in the manufacturing sector. As the world responds to the pandemic by adopting more nationalist policies and deglobization accelerates, the inflow of FDI is expected to significantly decrease.

Read More
Wisconsin Manufacturer Quickly Adapts Product to Help Hospitals Fight COVID-19

Wisconsin Manufacturer Quickly Adapts Product to Help Hospitals Fight COVID-19

Jun 23, 2020

Wisconsin manufacturer quickly adapts his industrial dust-collector product to help create a HEPA-filtered, negative-pressure environment for use in a COVID-19 hospital unit. With his commercial business down 50 percent, the product helps keep workers employed and boosted their moral when they heard none of the healthcare workers in that hospital have contracted the virus.

Read More
ReEngaging the Supply Chain: What Can Job Shops Do?

ReEngaging the Supply Chain: What Can Job Shops Do?

Jun 23, 2020

Learn how to show customers that the lowest price is not always the lowest cost. Here are six ways job shops can help strengthen the supply chain…and gain new customers.

Read More
Manufacturing's Time to Shine

Manufacturing's Time to Shine

Jun 19, 2020

Within minutes of the California and Illinois stay-at-home orders, auto customers called Aneesa Muthana, CEO of Pioneer Service Inc., a precision manufacturer in Addison, Ill., to cancel or postpone orders, while medical customers called to check on existing orders, expand orders, and even place new ones.

Read More
Early Actions Help HM Manufacturing Respond Quickly to COVID-19

Early Actions Help HM Manufacturing Respond Quickly to COVID-19

May 19, 2020

No stranger to setbacks, Illinois manufacturing business owner Nicole Wolter has learned to embrace uncertainty by acting quickly, gathering facts, and relying on others. Here’s how she’s responded to her state’s recent stay-at-home order.

Read More