May Roundup: Machining in the News

A lot is happening in the cutting tool industry in the month of May. Continue reading our news roundup to learn more about what’s happening in the industry this month.


FABTECH provides a convenient venue where you can meet with world-class suppliers, see the latest industry products and developments, find the tools to improve productivity, and discover new solutions to all of your metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing needs. It puts you face-to-face with more companies, people, technologies, industries and equipment than you could review in months on your own. 

FABTECH only happens every two years – so don’t miss this chance to make new connections, strengthen your business and increase profits. To register for the June conference click here. 

Government Contractors Optimistic About Coming Year

A new survey of hundreds of government contractors found that more than half of such businesses saw an increase in revenue over the past year or so, and more expect further revenue in the months ahead.

Of those surveyed, 54% reported higher government revenue in 2023, and 62% expected higher government revenue for the rest of 2024 when they were surveyed in January of this year.

For more information and to review the entire survey click here.

IMTS 2024 Preview

With more than 1.2 million sq-ft of exhibit space, featuring the latest technologies and solutions at 1,500-plus booths, the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) is back!

The biennial event will be held Sept. 9-14 at its usual home in Chicago’s mammoth McCormick Place. The mega-conference, which is put on by AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology, is billed as the largest manufacturing technology show in the Western Hemisphere—where creators, builders and sellers come together. 

For more information on how to register click here.

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