June 2011 U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $459.39 million, according to the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT) and the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association (AMTDA). This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was up 15.3% from May and up 91.7% when compared with the total of $239.68 million reported for June 2010. With a year-to-date total of $2,453.78 million, 2011 is up 103.9% compared with 2010.

These numbers and all data in this report are based on the totals of actual data reported by companies participating in the USMTO program.

U.S. manufacturing technology orders are also reported on a regional basis for five geographic breakdowns of the United States.

Northeast Region
At $61.82 million, June manufacturing technology orders in the Northeast Region were down 2.9% when compared with the $63.68 million total for May but up 18.3% when compared with June a year ago. The year-to-date total of $367.33 million is 72.1% more than the comparable figure for 2010.

Southern Region
June manufacturing technology orders in the Southern Region totaled $65.77 million, 18.5% more than May’s $55.49 million and 94.2% more than the June 2010 total. With a year-to-date total of $306.30 million, 2011 is up 64.0% when compared with 2010 at the same time.

Midwest Region
Midwest Region manufacturing technology orders in June stood at $155.39 million, 5.5% more than the May total of $147.24 million and up 114.0% when compared with last June. At $855.13 million, the 2011 year-to-date total is 157.1% more than the comparable figure for 2010.

Central Region
Manufacturing technology orders in the Central Region in June totaled $124.86 million, up 30.8% from May’s $95.48 million and up 126.7% when compared to the June 2010 figure. The $677.66 million year-to-date total is 108.2% higher than the total for the same period in 2010.

Western Region
Western Region manufacturing technology orders totaled $51.55 million in June, 40.7% more than the $36.64 million total for May and 99.2% higher than the tally for June 2010. At $247.35 million, 2011 year-to-date is up 70.5% when compared with last year at the same time.