A quarter, metalworking machine tool orders increased slightly by 0.9% year on year
Published: May 21, 2014
Statistics show that in 2014 a quarter of the US metalworking machine tool orders amount to 6247 units. Orders amounted to $ 1.228 billion, up slightly by 0.9%. Japanese machine tool imports 56.808 billion yen, or about $ 556 million. Japan continues to be the largest US machine tool country of origin. In addition, Taiwan’s machine tool imports $ 87,640,000. By region, the United States in the first quarter of the Northeast highest order of $ 370 million, an increase of 4.8%. Northeast China metal cutting machine tool orders of $ 210 million, an increase of 23.6%. The remaining order of the western region, and South Africa, in the northwest region, the southeast region. AMT president DouglasK.Woods said that the current US PMI index, durable goods orders and auto sales outstanding performance, manufacturing will continue to lead the US economic growth. It is noteworthy that in March this year hit a record of orders, the highest value prior to September 2012 IMTS show created by the month, in March this year because of large orders surge caused by winter this year caused by delayed orders. IMTS2014 upcoming, expected in the next few months until the US machine tool orders in 2015 will maintain a high growth trend.