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2020 has been a disruptive year, but one that will likely contribute to greater 3D printing adoption and more sustainable manufacturing. Stephanie Hendrixson, Senior Editor for Additive Manufacturing and Co-Host of The Cool Parts Show, writes about accelerating trends in AM and staying flexible in the face of a pandemic.

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Surge in New Orders Drives Moldmaking Index Expansion Surge in New Orders Drives Moldmaking Index Expansion The Moldmaking and mold industry has seen a surge in business activity led by expanding new orders.  This occurs when a growing proportion of respondents each month signals that new orders are increasing.  Gardner Intelligence sat down with Christina Fuges, Editorial Director of MoldMaking Technology Magazine (MMT), to discuss this and more.  Click here to watch the interview.
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Surging E-commerce Transactions Mean That Making the Right Product is Not Enough, You Also Need to Have the Right Channel Surging E-commerce Transactions Mean That Making the Right Product is Not Enough, You Also Need to Have the Right Channel E-commerce sales since 1999 have grown on average by 20-percent annually.   Yet in this unusual year, e-commerce sales increased by 32-percent in just the second quarter of 2020 as people changed their purchasing behavior and their demand for certain goods vastly changed.  For comparison sake, using its historical growth rate the industry would have needed 1 ¾ years to grow the same amount it did in just these three short months.
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Rebound in Vehicle Demand Is Built On Borrowed Money Rebound in Vehicle Demand Is Built On Borrowed Money Consumer purchases of vehicles in the second half of 2020 have been surprisingly strong.  In an unexpected move, luxury brands and pick-up trucks have led the rebound.  All of this has been made possible by low interest rates and increased borrowing in the auto-loan market.
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GBI: Metalworking Indicating a Bottom in Cutting Tool Orders Ahead The GBI: Metalworking seemed to bottom in June indicating that the rate of change in cutting tool orders should bottom in the first quarter of 2021.
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Money Supply Growth Accelerates The monetary base is growing at its fastest rate since 2014 and should lead to increased spending on capital equipment in 2021.
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Housing Permits Grow 16.8% in September COVID-19, work-from-home policies and extremely low mortgage rates have created demand for new homes.
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