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Monday, October 01, 2012
Automatic tuggers and carts are moving materials once handled by conventional industrial trucks.
Modern spends 60 seconds with the director of corporate marketing for the industrial manufacturing and automotive segment of UPS talking about the economy and manufacturing.
Friday, September 28, 2012
Seven primary catalysts—including transportation and energy costs—creating potentially favorable environment for domestic re-shoring and increased U.S. production activity
Following a very strong performance from June to July, global trade activity from July to August took a step backwards, according to data released by Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers.
Posted on 09/28 at 08:00 AM
Monday, September 24, 2012
European recession and fiscal cliffs are keeping modest growth from being much more robust.
Posted on 09/24 at 05:54 PM
Shipments forecasted to grow 9% in 2012 and 7.5% in 2013 and 2014.
Friday, September 14, 2012
August retail sales showed growth at a time when consumers are still being cautious with discretionary spending, according to data from the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation.
Spungen held key leadership roles at 1,400-employee PEER Bearing for 27 years.
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Figures from May report are revised down as risk factors loom on horizon.
Posted on 09/05 at 12:33 PM
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Tuesday, September 04, 2012
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, was 49.6 in August, which is 0.2 percentage points below July and 0.1 percent lower than June.
Posted on 09/04 at 01:57 PM