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Monday, December 03, 2012
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, was 49.5 in November, which was down 2.2 percent from October’s 51.7.
Thursday, November 01, 2012
Following three straight months of declining manufacturing output, the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported today that the manufacturing sector grew in October for the second straight month.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
New report from PA Consulting Group reviews the approach to green issues taken by four global manufacturing companies.
Friday, October 12, 2012
Twelve of 13 indexes decrease, pointing to abundant uncertainty and continued softening of industrial base
Posted on 10/12 at 08:49 AM
Wednesday, October 03, 2012
The ISM Non-Manufacturing index joined the Manufacturing Index in exceeding expectations in September
Monday, October 01, 2012
Following three consecutive months of slight contraction, economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in September.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
European recession and fiscal cliffs are keeping modest growth from being much more robust.
Monday, September 24, 2012
As explained in a previous Boston Consulting Group report, when the many risks and hidden costs of managing extended global supply chains are taken into account, it will be just as economical to manufacture many products in the U.S. if those goods are sold in the U.S.
Thursday, September 06, 2012
Figures from May report are revised down as risk factors loom on horizon.
Posted on 09/06 at 08:56 AM
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Tuesday, September 04, 2012
The PMI, ISM’s index used to measure manufacturing activity, was 49.6 in August, which is 0.2 percentage points below July and 0.1 percent lower than June.