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The Machinery Journal 10

Curated on April 29, 2017

A Weekly Roundup Of Recent Economic Highlights And Other Interesting News Items Selected From Roger Meyers and Machinery2Go Social Media Feeds.

We hope you find something of value in these recent articles. — Roger Meyers

Chicago PMI Rose to 58.3 in April http://tinyurl.com/khxeg3p

Kansas City Fed: Regional Manufacturing Activity Cooled in April http://tinyurl.com/lpn8r4j

April Chemical Activity Barometer Up 0.4% From March; Up 5.6% Y-O-Y http://tinyurl.com/mtlyol9

Richmond Fed: Regional Manufacturing Activity Expanded Again in April https://invst.ly/3tj8p

Dallas Fed Manufacturing Survey: Factory Activity Increased for 10th Consecutive Month in April https://t.co/sOuu4231ak

Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Confidence Eases in April http://tinyurl.com/kgk8nnh

Philadelphia Fed Factory Gauge Slides Again From 33-Year High, But Remains Elevated http://on.mktw.net/2pj0Lcw

U.S. Durable Goods Orders Rose in March to Mark 3rd Gain in a Row http://on.mktw.net/2oMzs5R

Used Truck Market Dipped in March http://tinyurl.com/nxew24k

March Japanese Machine Tool Orders Up 28.3% From February; Up 22.8% Y-O-Y http://tinyurl.com/mlenxfw

March Equipment Lease Finance Volume Up 51% From February; Up 10% Y-O-Y http://tinyurl.com/mxcuq7u

March Global Crude Steel Production Up 4.6% Y-O-Y http://tinyurl.com/kxptyso

Chicago Fed National Activity Index Declined in March http://tinyurl.com/mqnazsw

Existing Home Sales Spike to 10-Year High in March http://cnb.cx/2oxlIf5

U.S. Steel & Aluminum Service Center Shipments Increased Substantially in March http://tinyurl.com/krusop5

Here are some other recent items we found interesting:

Student-Run Manufacturing Business to Host Open House May 3 http://tinyurl.com/lk3lske

Trump Launches Investigation Into Whether Aluminum Imports Compromised National Security http://for.tn/2oyMhFs

Caterpillar Posts 3.8% Revenue Hike in 1st Quarter http://tinyurl.com/m6qqyxe

L.A. County Home Prices Reach Highest Level in Almost 10 Years http://tinyurl.com/jwp4fp7

2017 Natural Gas Fueled Class 8 Truck Sales Off to Booming Start http://tinyurl.com/lawrttb

Here’s Why Chinese Money is Pouring Into Temecula’s Wine Region http://fw.to/KtUkIrG

Want a Good Manufacturing Job? You Need Computer and Programming Skills Now http://tinyurl.com/mfeauoc

SPECIAL FOCUS 3D Printers aka Additive Manufacturing Equipment

This week we learned more about 3D Printers. Here are a few good articles:

UK Hospital Saves as much as £20,000 [Approx. $25,900] Per Surgery With Help of 3D Printing http://tinyurl.com/ly4sen4

Additive Manufacturing a Large Component with a Small Work Envelope http://tinyurl.com/kgqf7et

3D Printing Cost Savings: Low Hanging Fruit — Always Critical, Never Obvious http://bit.ly/2oQNN1d

Boeing Dreamliner Cost to Drop $2 to $3 Million Per Plane From 3D Printed Titanium http://reut.rs/2oZClkY

Metal Additive Manufacturing Keeps Legend Flying http://bitly.com/2pJdDch

About Roger Meyers

Roger Meyers has nearly 30 years of experience in the used equipment field, where he has purchased, sold, liquidated and appraised a diverse range of conventional and state-of-the-art industrial machinery. His experience includes projects involving Alcoa, Allied-Signal, General Electric, General Motors, ITT, JBL, Johnson & Johnson, Lockheed Martin, Schlumberger, U.S. Dept. of Defense, U.S. Dept. of Energy, the San Francisco U.S. Mint and Varco Oil Tools, among many others.

About Machinery2Go

We help businesses unlock the cash value in their surplus equipment. From one machine to complete plants, we assist companies that wish to convert non-productive assets into working capital.

We also search for used machinery, arrange liquidations and perform appraisals. Feel free to contact us whenever you have trade-ins or idle equipment available. We have representatives throughout the USA.

Contact: Roger Meyers, Machinery2Go, Los Angeles

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