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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
By Patrick Burnson · October 3, 2012
The PMI – the index used by ISM to measure manufacturing activity – registered 51.5 percent, an increase of 1.9 percentage points from August’s reading of 49.6 percent.
By Patrick Burnson · October 3, 2012
The ISM Non-Manufacturing index joined the Manufacturing Index in exceeding expectations in September
By Patrick Burnson · October 1, 2012
Following three consecutive months of slight contraction, economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in September.
By Josh Bond · September 26, 2012
European recession and fiscal cliffs are keeping modest growth from being much more robust.
By Jeff Berman · September 6, 2012
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 53.7 in August, up 1.1 percent from July.
By Jeff Berman · September 4, 2012
The PMI, ISM’s index used to measure manufacturing activity, was 49.6 in August, which is 0.2 percentage points below July and 0.1 percent lower than June.
By MMH Staff · August 21, 2012
MAPI CEO discusses the report and calls for holistic view to regulatory landscape.
By Patrick Burnson · August 21, 2012
The majority of U.S. industrial manufacturers who were surveyed remain optimistic regarding prospects for the U.S. economy, but sentiment about the global economic outlook continues to weaken, according to the Q2 2012 Manufacturing Barometer recently released by PwC U.S.
By Jeff Berman · August 3, 2012
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 52.6 in July, up 0.5 percent from June and down from May’s 53.7

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