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Tuesday, October 22, 2013
"Circus" in U.S. congress viewed as holding back investment in equipment among small businesses.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Grant Thornton global survey finds optimism surrounding revenues, profits and employment.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Composite Index jumps to 66 from 58 -- highest in seven quarters and third consecutive advance; senior financial executives surveyed on interest rates and tapering.
Posted on 10/10 at 12:00 PM
Wednesday, October 09, 2013
Slow first half of 2013 to be followed by modest improvement in second half, for overall forecast of 3.3% growth.
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.
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Sales up 3.9% unadjusted year-over-year.