Filed in Manufacturing
Monday, September 09, 2013
Companies are once again investing in manufacturing and warehousing. That’s a good thing for our industry.
Posted on 09/09 at 08:06 AM
Tuesday, September 03, 2013
August manufacturing activity picked up where July left off, according to the most recent edition of the Manufacturing Report on Business from the Institute of Supply Management (ISM).
Posted on 09/03 at 01:42 PM
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Coming off of the month of June, which showed fairly flattish global trade growth, data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, showed a spurt in activity in July.
Posted on 08/21 at 10:11 AM
Thursday, August 08, 2013
Customers today are more demanding than ever. This poses challenges as well as opportunities. If discrete manufacturers aren’t up to the challenge, they will face a customer that demands more visibility, more collaboration, quicker lead times and higher quality products with no ability to deliver on these new requirements.
Posted on 08/08 at 09:01 AM
Thursday, August 01, 2013
Manufacturing activity in July continued its solid turnaround since dropping to its lowest levels since June 2009 in May, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s monthly Manufacturing ISM Report on Business.
Monday, July 15, 2013
Composite index edges up to 58 from 56—15th straight quarter above 50 and 2nd consecutive advance; Senior financial executives surveyed on healthcare reform.
Monday, July 01, 2013
Following a month which saw its lowest levels since June 2009 and its first contraction since November 2012, manufacturing activity in June recovered some of its lost ground, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s monthly Manufacturing ISM Report on Business.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Two thirds expect to add jobs next year, even as more than half report skilled labor shortage.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Industrial truck sales hold steady, mirror U.S. economic indicators.
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Monday, June 03, 2013
Manufacturing activity in May contracted for the first time since November 2012, according to the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity—at 49 in May was down 1.7 percent from April’s 50.7.