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Tuesday, August 21, 2012
The majority of U.S. industrial manufacturers who were surveyed remain optimistic regarding prospects for the U.S. economy, but sentiment about the global economic outlook continues to weaken, according to the Q2 2012 Manufacturing Barometer recently released by PwC U.S.
Wednesday, August 01, 2012
On the heels of June, which registered its lowest monthly reading in three years, July’s Manufacturing report on Business from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) was fairly flat in comparison.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Watson Land Company – a builder of industrial facilities for manufacturing and distribution – plans on adding a 49-acre property to their portfolio in Chino, California.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Supply chain managers are becoming increasingly aware of “location, location,” said spokesmen for NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association.
Monday, July 09, 2012
The survey which examines the state of the industry, and how manufacturers are adapting and improving their supply chains, also explores and how technology plays a role in enabling manufacturers to be more successful.
Monday, July 02, 2012
While manufacturing has been a constant source of strong economic growth in an economy replete with warning signs, the Institute of Supply Management’s June Manufacturing report on Business released today showed that manufacturing activity for the month was not as strong as it has been over the course of the last three years.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Leading manufacturing and retailing companies are leveraging technology improvements for greater supply chain efficiency, leading to increased profits and smoother, cheaper transportation costs.
Saturday, June 23, 2012
Southern regions remain relatively strong in manufacturing, with eight metropolitan areas on that list.
Friday, June 01, 2012
For the month of May, the PMI, ISM’s index used to measure manufacturing activity, was 53.5, which was 1.3 percent below April.
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Tuesday, May 29, 2012
According to published reports, many large companies have made public plans to reshore portions of their manufacturing to the U.S. over the past two years, including Caterpillar, Nissan, NCR, Yamaha, Ford, and Electrolux. Earlier this year, both Boeing and GE said they were committed to moving parts of their offshore manufacturing capabilities back to the U.S.