2020 Annual GBM Capital Spending Survey & Forecast Results

October 15, 2019

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Come and learn what the North American manufacturing market (Gardner Business Media's audience) plans to spend on tooling, workholding, additive, and capital equipment in 2020.

Primary Topics:

  • Machine tool spending by type
  • Industry, plant size, and more
  • Live Q&A


Steve Kline, Jr.
Chief Data Officer, Gardner Business Media, Inc.
Steve Kline is Chief Data Officer at Gardner Business Media, Inc., a family-owned business that produces media for durable goods manufacturing industries, including Modern Machine Shop, Production Machining, Additive Manufacturing, Moldmaking Technology, Plastics Technology and Composites World brands. He has produced forecasts for his family’s business and the metalworking and plastics industries. Also, Mr. Kline has been working on Gardner’s Capital Spending Survey, the Gardner Business Index, and Top Shops benchmarking survey since 2008. He graduated from Vanderbilt University with a BS in civil engineering and a MBA with an emphasis in finance from the University of Cincinnati.