The Motion Control Association says shipments of motion control products are up over last year. It’s about a 2.3% increase, the same as the U.S. GDP. Some categories of products are higher — feedback and sensor devices, for example, are up by more than 22%.
It’s good news, and we can all use some good news, right?
Manufacturing in general is rebounding, with job outlook improving especially for computer controlled machine tool operators. There are more jobs in this area now than in 2007, making it a rarity among occupations in the U.S.
This is a complex topic, we admit, but we think we’ll take it as a piece of good news for Friday afternoon.
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