Economy

By MMH Staff · January 14, 2016
Tour to showcase modern manufacturing and NAM’s new policy platform to guide manufacturing voters and candidates during the upcoming elections.
By Jeff Berman · January 12, 2016
Various economic headwinds are standing in the way of true retail sales growth, even though the numbers show modest gains.
By MMH Staff · December 30, 2015
Continued consolidation, rapid technological advancements and labor challenges point toward an ambitious new year.
By MMH Staff · December 24, 2015
Forecast for manufacturing production to grow 2.6% in 2016, 3.0% in 2017, 2.8% in 2018.
By MMH Staff · December 24, 2015
Talent tops list of drivers of global manufacturing competitiveness.
By MMH Staff · December 23, 2015
Low-cost, retail-ready and e-commerce packaging to drive demand to nearly 260 billion square meters in 2019.
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.

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