Manufacturing Technology Consumption Rises in June

McLean, VA — August 10, 2009 — U.S. manufacturers opened up their wallets and boosted their investments in technology as the second quarter of the year ended, but spending on IT in 2009 is still down markedly from last year, according to the latest United States Manufacturing Technology Consumption (USMTC) report.

The report for June, issued by AMT -The Association For Manufacturing Technology and the American Machine Tool Distributors' Association (AMTDA), showed that June U.S. manufacturing technology consumption totaled $135.85 million.