Economy

By Jeff Berman · January 25, 2017
With the Trump administration in its first official week in office, one topic that is sure to get a lot of attention under the purview of the new President is the economic landscape.
By MMH Staff · January 24, 2017
A3 Mexico to support the robotics and automation industry in a fast-growing market.
By MMH Staff · January 18, 2017
Economic improvement, renewed business confidence and business-friendly policy changes support positive investment momentum.
By MMH Staff · January 17, 2017
Artificial intelligence adopters must prioritize leadership of workforce implications.
By MMH Staff · December 19, 2016
Survey finds 89% of students were more aware of manufacturing jobs in their communities after Manufacturing Day.
By MMH Staff · December 19, 2016
Association for Advancing Automation presents data from daughter organizations Robotic Industries Association (RIA), Motion Control and Motor Association (MCMA) and Automated Imaging Association (AIA).
By Josh Bond · December 19, 2016
IDC releases predictions that suggest manufacturers slow to adapt will not survive, but leaders will also face a new set of challenges.
By MMH Staff · December 16, 2016
Since November, 14% more executives -- nearly half of those surveyed -- expect economic conditions to improve in the next four months.
By Jeff Berman · December 14, 2016
Commerce reported that November retail sales were up 0.1% over October, following a 0.6 percent increase from September to October, at $465.5 billion.
By MMH Staff · December 9, 2016
Sales soften following record billings.
By Jeff Berman · December 8, 2016
The industrial real estate firm pointed to myriad factors for better than good market conditions in 2016, which it said are likely to continue in 2017, including: low interest rates, strong consumer spending, and e-commerce activity continuing to heat up. And on top of that JLL cited how potential future infrastructure investment, coupled with continued company expansion, could serve as demand drivers for future warehouse and distribution center development, too.
By Patrick Burnson · December 5, 2016
The outlook is stable for U.S. transportation infrastructure headed into next year though the sector is not without its uncertainties, part of which stem from the new Presidential administration’s plans for infrastructure according to Fitch Ratings in its 2017 outlook report.
By MMH Staff · December 1, 2016
Following contraction in 2015, third quarter of 2016 saw shipments increase by 10% over the same period last year.
By MMH Staff · December 1, 2016
Toyota Material Handling U.S.A. headquarters staff expected to grow 40% by 2019.
By MMH Staff · November 22, 2016
56% of shoppers who complete 75% or more of their shopping online during Black Friday and Cyber Monday expect delivery in 2 days or less.

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