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Monday, June 03, 2013
Manufacturing activity in May contracted for the first time since November 2012, according to the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity—at 49 in May was down 1.7 percent from April’s 50.7.
Monday, April 01, 2013
While some of its key metrics saw sequential declines, manufacturing growth continues to head in the right direction, according to monthly Manufacturing Report on Business from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
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.
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
Thursday, May 19, 2011
With both the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Manufacturing Report on Business and Non-Manufacturing Report on Business showing strong growth for 23 and 17 months, respectively, it was not surprising that the ISM’s Semiannual Economic Forecast point to continued economic growth throughout the rest of the year. The report, which was released this week, is based on feedback from U.S.-based purchasing and supply executives.
Monday, January 03, 2011
The ISM’s Manufacturing Report on Business stated that the index the ISM uses to measure the manufacturing sector—also known as the PMI—was 57.0 percent in December, which was 0.4 percent higher than November.
Wednesday, December 01, 2010
The manufacturing sector remained on solid footing in November, according to the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
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Friday, October 01, 2010
The Institute of Supply Management reported that manufacturing activity in September was down compared to August.