Institute For Supply Management

By Jeff Berman · April 1, 2013
While some of its key metrics saw sequential declines, manufacturing growth continues to head in the right direction, according to monthly Manufacturing Report on Business from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
By Jeff Berman · March 5, 2013
The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported today that non-manufacturing activity in February hit its highest level in a year, with non-manufacturing activity growing for the 38th consecutive month.
By Jeff Berman · March 1, 2013
The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported today that manufacturing output of February picked up where January left off: in a very good place.
By Jeff Berman · February 5, 2013
In its monthly Non-Manufacturing Report on Business, the ISM reported that the index it uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 55.2 in January, down 0.5 percent from December and above the 12-month average of 54.5.
By Jeff Berman · February 1, 2013
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, was 53.1 in January, which tops December by 2.9 percent.
By Patrick Burnson · January 8, 2013
While many large retailers were expressing relief that the “fiscal cliff” had been avoided last week, smaller shippers were less than content
By Jeff Berman · January 4, 2013
Gains in New Orders and Employment lead the way for a 1.4 percent sequential improvement.
By Jeff Berman · January 2, 2013
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, was 50.7 in December, representing a 1.2 percent gain over November’s 49.5.
By Patrick Burnson · December 11, 2012
While there were few surprises contained in ISM’s December 2012 Semiannual Economic Forecast, the overall findings suggest growth in the United States will continue in 2013
By Jeff Berman · December 5, 2012
In its monthly Non-Manufacturing Report on Business, the ISM reported that the index it uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 54.7 percent in November, up 0.5 percent from October.
By Jeff Berman · December 3, 2012
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, was 49.5 in November, which was down 2.2 percent from October’s 51.7.
By Jeff Berman · November 5, 2012
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 54.2 in October, down 0.9 percent from September.
By Jeff Berman · November 1, 2012
Following three straight months of declining manufacturing output, the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported today that the manufacturing sector grew in October for the second straight month.
By MMH Staff · October 5, 2012
The manufacturing industry takes a day to reflect on the past, tackle challenges of the present, and strategize for the future.
By Patrick Burnson · October 3, 2012
The positives that lifted the headline index were jumps in Business Activity and New Orders

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