Filed in Manufacturing
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
Friday, January 03, 2014
Grant Thornton survey finds U.S. companies will bring production, customer service and IT infrastructure back to the United States.
Thursday, January 02, 2014
Manufacturing output finished 2013 on a strong note, showing positive growth for the seventh straight month, the Institute of Supply Management (ISM) said this week.
Posted on 01/02 at 08:12 AM
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
As has been the case in its respective monthly manufacturing and non-manufacturing reports on business, continued growth remains in the cards for 2014, according to the December 2013 Semiannual Economic Forecast released this week by the Institute for Supply Management.
Monday, December 02, 2013
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, headed up 0.9 percent to 57.3 in November, which is now the new high for the PMI in 2013.
Posted on 12/02 at 01:41 PM
Friday, November 01, 2013
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, increased 0.2 percent to 56.4 in October and stands as the new high for the PMI in 2013.
Posted on 11/01 at 12:43 PM
Friday, October 25, 2013
PwC Manufacturing Barometer illustrates the confidence and caution in manufacturers' hiring and investment plans.
Friday, October 04, 2013
In keeping with emerging market forecasts posted here by leading trade analysts, port authorities estimate that 30,000 Ford vehicles will be exported through Portland to China for the first time.
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Wednesday, October 02, 2013
According to IHS Global Insight economists, the manufacturing sector is looking better, but not that good.