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Machine-Tool Sales Continue to Rise

Machine-Tool Sales Continue to Rise

Thursday, May 13, 2004
 
March U.S. machine-tool consumption climbed 60.5 percent over February, and is up 56.2 percent from March 2003 sales, according to the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association (AMTDA) and AMT—the Association for Manufacturing Technology. Sales through March totaled $609.5 million, up 44.4 percent over 2003 sales. Year to date, the western region shows the biggest gains, up 76.4 percent over last year, with the central region a close second, up 61.4 percent. Sales in the northeast are up 59.4 percent; the midwest is up 48.1 percent. View all of the data at www.amtda.org.

 

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