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John B. Byrd III

The Association for Manufacturing Technology


John B. Byrd III

John B. Byrd III was named President of AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology in October, 2003. AMT is the trade association that supports and promotes the U.S. producers of manufacturing technology machinery. Mr. Byrd has held leadership positions with firms manufacturing precision manufacturing and metrology equipment, bearings, oilfield equipment, airline equipment, mining machinery and commercial and military electronics. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University and an M.B.A. from the University of Tennessee.


Article | October 31, 2007
Technology Innovation Drives U.S. Manufacturing Growth   

By: John B. Byrd III

There is a common misperception that U.S. manufacturing is dying. That is far from the truth. U.S. manufacturing is not dying, it is changing. And...more >>


Article | October 31, 2006
Manufacturing: Advanced Technology Powers Solid Manufacturing Growth   

By: John B. Byrd III

Through July, U.S. Manufacturing Technology Consumption is up 24.4 percent from last year. More importantly, this will be the third year in a row...more >>


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