Economy

By Josh Bond · December 17, 2015
The next four years are likely to see a re-imagining of the manufacturing supply chain amid changing customer demands and technological innovation.
By Jeff Berman · December 17, 2015
Quarterly net income at $691 million was up 4 percent annually, and revenue at $12.5 billion was up 4.8 percent. Operating income at $1.14 million was up 4.4 percent. Quarterly operating margin—at 9.1 percent—was flat, and adjusted earnings per share of $2.58 were up nearly 16 percent and ahead of Wall Street estimates of $2.51 per share.
By MMH Staff · December 10, 2015
Frost & Sullivan research indicates increased modernization, standardization and collaboration.
By MMH Staff · December 9, 2015
Forecast suggests domestic strength will offset global headwinds; materials handling equipment investment growth to remain weak over the next three to six months.
By MMH Staff · December 7, 2015
81% of students surveyed are more convinced manufacturing provides careers that are both interesting and rewarding.
By MMH Staff · December 3, 2015
In advance of the historic COP21 United Nations Conference on Climate Change, RM2 joined the more than 150 companies that have pledged to pursue a low-carbon, sustainable future.
By MMH Staff · December 1, 2015
First nine months concludes with 13% contraction in sales of machine vision systems, market expected to stay flat for next two quarters.
By MMH Staff · November 16, 2015
Website and social media initiative enables manufacturing and supply chain professionals to tell their stories, upload videos and connect with others in the field.
By MMH Staff · November 10, 2015
Consumers ready to 5% more for online orders if delivered sustainably, 76% would wait an extra day for climate-friendly transport.
By MMH Staff · November 9, 2015
JDA's 2015 consumer survey reveals 50% of shoppers will not return for Black Friday or Cyber Monday deals following an unsatisfactory experience.
By MMH Staff · November 9, 2015
Shipments increase 0.4% when compared to September 2014 sales.
By Patrick Burnson · November 6, 2015
While this column has identified the many advantages the Trans-Pacific Partnership would provide U.S. logistics managers once it comes into play, the deal also has positive implications for Asian members.
By MMH Staff · November 6, 2015
Discussions covered the global landscape, emerging technologies, best practices and executive sentiment.
By MMH Staff · October 28, 2015
RIA reports increase of 6% in units and 9% in dollars over the same period in 2014.
By MMH Staff · October 28, 2015
Joint report from Deloitte and MAPI highlights the need for manufacturing companies to take a proactive stance in managing both the expansion and optimization of their global footprints.

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