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Sage Manufacturing survey mirrors sector rebound

By Staff
March 03, 2014

More than a third of manufacturing firms in the small and midsized business (SMB) sector expect the economy to strengthen in the coming six months, while nearly half expect it to remain the same, according to the results of the second annual Sage Manufacturing Survey announced by Sage North America.

Respondents also anticipate an increase in orders, production and exports. Sage conducted the survey among small and midsized manufacturers and distributors.

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