In a December report according to AMT - The Association for Manufacturing Technology and AMTDA, the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association, U.S. manufacturing technology consumption(USMTC) totaled $446.76 million. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTC program, was up 40.9% from November and up 104.8% when compared with the total of $218.16 million reported for December 2009. With a year-to-date total of $3,236.00 million, 2010 is up 85.3% compared with 2009.
Vision Engineering has been manufacturing for more than fifty years and has seen some positive growth in the last six months, David Marks, National Sales Manager continues:
“We have seen growth in both our leads and the sales of our inspection and measurement solutions. With a large proportion of our products selling into manufacturing, its important we continue to monitor the situation, and any figures suggesting there is growth is going to be good news for us. Our sales have continued to increase over the last six months and with new products such as the Mantis Elite-Cam and the low cost SX stereo micorscope range, we can optimistically forecast a good outlook for Vision Engineering in 2011.”