Manufacturing Finishes Third Quarter Strong, New Report Says
Manufacturing technology orders in September continued their upward trend, ending the third quarter on a strong note.
According to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report, bookings for September 2017 were up 6% from August and posted a year-to-date figure 5% higher than the first nine months of 2016.
The monthly total of $403 million fell short of September 2016 by 26%, a typical drop-off in odd-numbered years when IMTS, the largest manufacturing technology show in the Americas, does not occur.
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