Economy

By Josh Bond · September 1, 2015
Global demand remains stable as packaging equipment providers of all sizes shift focus.
By MMH Staff · August 31, 2015
Survey of economic activity shows July new business volume up 4% year-over-year, down 14% month-to-month, up 8% year-to-date.
By MMH Staff · August 31, 2015
40.6 million-square-foot WLC to yield an estimated 13,000 construction jobs and 20,000 permanent jobs at a variety of skill levels.
By MMH Staff · August 28, 2015
New facility, larger than initially announced, will create 200 permanent jobs.
By MMH Staff · August 27, 2015
Manufacturing forecast predicts an increase of 124,000 jobs in 2015, 94,000 in 2016 and 30,000 jobs in 2017.
By MMH Staff · August 10, 2015
The annual event's positive impact is already being felt as the industry works to attract and retain talent.
By MMH Staff · August 10, 2015
June 2015 shipments up 3.1% when compared to June 2014 sales.
By Jeff Berman · August 5, 2015
Employment, business activity, production and new order indexes set new records, some of which go back to 2004.
By MMH Staff · August 4, 2015
Robots for material handling applications grew 27% through June.
By Patrick Burnson · July 30, 2015
Global logistics managers will be tracking the progress of the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks in Maui, Hawaii this week, as negotiating parties hope to finalize the agreement.
By MMH Staff · July 27, 2015
Volume was up 34 percent from $7.1 billion in May. Year to date, cumulative new business volume increased 9 percent compared to 2014.
By MMH Staff · July 27, 2015
U.S. industrial manufacturers push pause on spending plans, according to PwC’s Q2 2015 Manufacturing Barometer.
By Josh Bond · July 24, 2015
Survey illustrates global push to enter US market, with overseas technology investments outpacing those of domestic manufacturers.
By MMH Staff · July 22, 2015
Global Economic Outlook illustrates headwinds to both industrialized and developing countries.
By Patrick Burnson · July 22, 2015
While organized labor has yet to weigh in on Executive Order B-32-15, leaders should recognize that California's complex freight transportation system is responsible for one-third of the state's economy and jobs, with freight-dependent industries accounting for over $700 billion in revenue and over 5 million jobs.

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