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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.
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.
The tide has begun to turn on the flow of manufacturing jobs from the U.S. to China and other low-cost countries, according to a new study from The Hackett Group, Inc.
Posted on 05/29 at 07:29 AM
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.
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.
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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.