Why I’m Optimistic-Manufacturing Recovery
Here are some photos of the most surprising thing I saw at IMTS in Chicago last week- SOLD SIGNS on machines!
This bodes well for PMPA members, and the North American Precision Machining Industry.
First "Sold Sign" I saw- Midaco
REM SALES said "Sold on first day of show."
Sold - Zoller
Both machines in this photo wear "Sold" signs- Index Corporation
PMPA Tech Member Hardinge showed me this machine "SOLD"
ZPS America sold their 8 Spindle before the show...
AccuStream Inc sold this Waterjet Machine
Kern "SOLD" in big red letters no less!
Schaudt-Sold this CNC Precision Grinder
The folks at DMG Mori Seki Smiled when I asked about "SOLD" Signs but graciously opened a mcahine for me to see precision machining "Writ Large."
We didn’t have a lot of time to walk the entire show, but this sampling of “SOLD” signs is a leading indicator for optimism for our precision machining industry here in North America.
Why are YOU optimistic about a Manufacturing Recovery Here in North America?