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Tuesday, October 01, 2013
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, hit 56.2 in September, which was 0.5 percent of August and now represents the highest level for the index in 2013. And it is above the 12-month average of 52.4 by 3.8 percent and has been over 50 in nine of the last ten months.
Friday, September 27, 2013
October 4 is Manufacturing Day, when participating companies highlight the role of manufacturing in the United States economy.
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Forecast for growth revised to slight contraction as bulk conveyor sales dip.
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Forecast for manufacturing production to grow 2.2% in 2013, 3.2% in 2014, 4.1% in 2015.
Posted on 09/19 at 03:46 PM
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Sixth annual UPS “Pain in the (Supply) Chain” healthcare survey outlines concerns among decision makers and how they plan to address them, such as the 70% who plan to implement new distribution channels over the next five years.
Sales up 3.9% unadjusted year-over-year.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
SGA-commissioned report finds potential to succeed via collaboration, clusters.
Posted on 09/11 at 04:07 PM
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
The economy was front and center on day two of the Material Handling & Logistics Conference
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U.S. accounts for nearly 17% of world demand, but will be surpassed by China before 2017.