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“Orders for machine tools have collapsed worldwide," VDW’s executive director declared. “Many countries are now having to pay the price for the almost daily international disputes being picked by politicians."
“Manufacturing technology orders will be good but smaller than 2018, and we will see a significant move in the customer mix as large manufacturers shift capital liabilities down the supply chain or into the machine shop sector,” AMT commented.