Economy

By MMH Staff · July 10, 2015
Survey indicates weak expectations for domestic and global investment.
By MMH Staff · June 30, 2015
Executives plan for increased revenue and profits, but worry about risks and brand reputation.
By MMH Staff · June 24, 2015
Machine vision systems and components grew 22% in the first quarter.
By Patrick Burnson · June 18, 2015
U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which has been championing Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), joins other shippers in praising the House passage of this important legislation.
By Josh Bond · June 17, 2015
BDO study highlights risks for publicly traded U.S. Manufacturers as the industry struggles to attract and retain its workforce.
By Jeff Berman · June 12, 2015
In the report, Armstrong said that United States 2013 3PL gross revenue increased 7.4 percent, or by $10.8 billion, to $157.2 billion.
By Patrick Burnson · May 27, 2015
The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) had nothing but praise for the Senate passage over the past weekend of the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA-2015).
By MMH Staff · May 25, 2015
Food and beverage is among the three industrial segments expected to lead overall demand for industrial robots.
By Patrick Burnson · May 22, 2015
The Chamber of Marine Commerce today joins governments, policymakers, industry and the general public in celebrating the nation’s merchant marine industry, but also urges reforms to ensure greater industrial competitiveness, jobs and prosperity.
By Patrick Burnson · May 14, 2015
In the wake of the prolonged Pacific Rim dockside labor crisis, four Republican Senators have introduced what they call “common-sense” sunshine reforms for U.S. port authorities.
By MMH Staff · May 11, 2015
March shipments up 17.2% when compared to March 2014 sales.
By Patrick Burnson · May 8, 2015
The air cargo industry is on a “solid but unspectacular growth trend,” notes The International Air Transport Association (IATA). More worrying however, is that there is little evidence today that would point towards an acceleration as the year goes on.
By Patrick Burnson · May 6, 2015
Disruptions at West Coast ports, which were resolved at the end of February, may have distorted the numbers
By Bob Trebilcock · May 5, 2015
Forget cost cutting. Innovation and sustainability are the most important factors in business today. The companies that get it right can still win in a flat economy, says ISM CEO Tom Derry.
By Jeff Berman · May 1, 2015
A mixed bag may be the most appropriate way to characterize the current state of manufacturing based on the most recent edition of the April edition of the Manufacturing Report on Business issued by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) today.

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