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Wednesday, May 07, 2014
The outlook for growth in both the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors for the remainder of 2014 can be described as very good. That is the general thesis of the Spring 2014 Semiannual Economic Forecast issued by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) this week.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Early indications suggest 2014 on track to avoid second-half softening.
Posted on 04/29 at 09:17 AM
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
On the heels of a strong beginning to the year for global trade activity in January, February did not follow suit, according to data released this week by Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers.
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, headed up 0.5 percent to 53.7 in March.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Differing opinions about the strength of manufacturing in the United States are front and center when it comes to looking at the sector as a driver of economic growth.
Posted on 03/11 at 07:24 AM
Monday, 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.
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, increased 1.9 percent to 53.2 in February.
Posted on 03/03 at 01:53 PM
Saturday, March 01, 2014
Volatile markets. Unstable currencies. Vacillating demand. Unpredictable commodity costs. Manufacturers, like most companies, have plenty to worry about.
Monday, February 03, 2014
Despite seeing declines in its core metrics, manufacturing activity in January continued to show growth for the eighth straight month, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Report on Business.
Posted on 02/03 at 08:23 AM
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Friday, January 03, 2014
Grant Thornton survey finds U.S. companies will bring production, customer service and IT infrastructure back to the United States.