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U.S. Manufacturing

80% of Small Manufacturers Impacted by COVID-19

80% of Small Manufacturers Impacted by COVID-19

Xometry today released its Q1 Small Manufacturing Index report. The report showed that just 25% of manufacturers are optimistic about anticipated future business, vs. 45% in the 2H’19 report.

3.5 Reasons We Totally Dig CNC Machining

3.5 Reasons We Totally Dig CNC Machining

We dig machining because what CNC machinist make is real. From the stability of the technology to its ability to grow, shift and change, here are 3.5 reasons we totally dig CNC machining.

4 Reasons You Need to Build a Better Internet Machine Shop

4 Reasons You Need to Build a Better Internet Machine Shop

With customers who move at the speed of online, your business operations can’t afford a slower pace. It’s not enough to improve your reaction time; you need to transform it. A better internet machine shop is an essential ally on the road to that transformation.