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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
By Jeff Berman · August 1, 2012
On the heels of June, which registered its lowest monthly reading in three years, July’s Manufacturing report on Business from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) was fairly flat in comparison.
By Jeff Berman · July 24, 2012
Company points to U.S. Domestic and Supply Chain & Freight segments as drivers for quarterly growth.
By Jeff Berman · July 5, 2012
Non-manufacturing activity in June was down slightly from May but still at a healthy level overall, according to the June edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Report on Business.
By Jeff Berman · July 2, 2012
While manufacturing has been a constant source of strong economic growth in an economy replete with warning signs, the Institute of Supply Management’s June Manufacturing report on Business released today showed that manufacturing activity for the month was not as strong as it has been over the course of the last three years.
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By Sapient Automation · June 12, 2012
It’s becoming more apparent that the U.S economy is in a slow but accelerating recovery.
By Jeff Berman · June 5, 2012
Non-manufacturing activity in May turned in a decent performance, snapping a two-month streak of sequential declines, according to the May edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Report on Business.
By Jeff Berman · June 1, 2012
For the month of May, the PMI, ISM’s index used to measure manufacturing activity, was 53.5, which was 1.3 percent below April.
By Jeff Berman · May 9, 2012
In its 2012 Semiannual Economic Forecast, which is based on feedback from U.S.-based purchasing and supply chain executives, manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors are expected to leverage the solid levels for various metrics each has been seeing over the last several months.

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