Growing optimism in manufacturing as 49% plan to increase hiring in next six months
Manufacturing leaders are optimistic about their own businesses, with 81% feeling optimistic about their companies’ growth over the next six months.
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|Believe U.S. economy will improve||47%||49%|
|Believe U.S. economy will get worse||10%||5%|
|Very or somewhat optimistic about own business||79%||81%|
|Very or somewhat pessimistic about own business||21%||19%|
|Plan to increase staff||43%||49%|
|Plan to decrease staff||15%||13%|
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