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Wednesday, May 09, 2012
In its 2012 Semiannual Economic Forecast, which is based on feedback from U.S.-based purchasing and supply chain executives, manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors are expected to leverage the solid levels for various metrics each has been seeing over the last several months.
Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Next’s week’s semiannual report will provide more of a forecast.
Monday, April 02, 2012
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, was 53.4 in March, which was 1 percent ahead of February’s 52.4.
Posted on 04/02 at 02:30 PM
Thursday, March 01, 2012
Even with a slight decline from January, data released today by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) indicates that manufacturing is on strong footing and still in growth mode.
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Data from Panjiva showed gains from December to January for both United States-bound waterborne shipments and the number of manufacturers shipping to the U.S.
Wednesday, February 01, 2012
Manufacturing picked up in 2012 where it left off in 2011: in growth mode. The ISM's PMI hit 54.1 in January, which was 1.0 percent better than January’s 53.1.
Posted on 02/01 at 03:33 PM
Monday, January 16, 2012
It’s not every day you’re asked to reinvent one of the high-tech industry’s most iconic companies. But that’s exactly what’s been driving Cindy Reese since she arrived from Sun Microsystems to become Oracle’s senior vice president for worldwide systems operations early last year.
Tuesday, January 03, 2012
The December edition of Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Manufacturing Report on Business pointed to manufacturing growth finishing 2011 on a positive note.
Wednesday, December 07, 2011
While the economic recovery is showing some encouraging signs of late, it received another one this week in the form of the Institute of Supply Management’s Semiannual Economic Forecast.
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Monday, December 05, 2011
The ISM’s index for measuring the sector’s overall health—known as the NMI—hit 52 in November, down slightly from October’s 52.9