April 2020
(PSA: Mother's Day is May 10 | T-Minus 11 Days)
Do I Need to Benchmark This Year? YES!
By John R. Mackay, Benchmarking Analytics

The last month has changed everything. March was a month like we have never seen. We entered March riding the wave on an 11-year economic expansion that began in 2009. The biggest worry for many companies was finding workers to fill positions.

There are similarities between the financial crisis of 2008-2009 and the Coronavirus pandemic of 2020—a sudden jarring breakdown in the economy, followed by a massive response from policy makers to prevent a depression. Click here to read more .

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What's Up Members?
As a member of AHTD you’re tapped into a dynamic community of automation professionals. Check out some of these insights from our membership base. 

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We're grateful for our Strategic Business Partners.These companies offer strategic products or services in the industrial automation distribution industry.
  • Peg Heinen of MRA says this website page is a go-to source for COVID-19 resources.

ITR Updates for Members Only
Thank you to all who were able to join this month’s members' only presentation by ITR Economics. In this challenging time ITR has provided us with great insight into the “big picture” and what we can do as automation professionals to weather the COVID-19 storm and lay the foundation for success as economic conditions improve.

Make certain to use your members-only login credentials to tap into these critical resources:

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