Filed in Manufacturing
Thursday, December 08, 2011
While the economic recovery is showing some encouraging signs of late, it received another one this week in the form of the Institute of Supply Management’s Semiannual Economic Forecast.
Posted on 12/08 at 09:48 AM
Friday, December 02, 2011
With its primary index—the PMI—showing signs of leveling out in recent months, the Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing Report on Business increased nearly two full percentage points in November to extend the growth streak for economic activity in the manufacturing sector to 28 straight months and the overall economy showed growth for the 30th consecutive month.
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated provides large gift of KUKA industrial robots to create manufacturing logistics laboratory
Thursday, November 03, 2011
Although the numbers are showing continued signs of leveling out, the main theme of the October edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing (ISM) Report on Business indicated that growth is still occurring.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
The Manufacturing Institute, the affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers, has announced new partners in the development of the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career pathway in manufacturing.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
With the United States manufacturing base accounting for roughly 11 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), domestic manufacturers are not only dealing with a declining base on the home front, they are also facing major disadvantages when it comes to doing business in the United States compared to global competitors.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
The Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) today launched a new credentialing module dedicated to help train and assess the nation's front-line manufacturing workforce against industry-defined national standards related to "green production."
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Students from sixteen universities gathered in Detroit in late September to explore issues pertaining to buying advanced technology components for electric vehicles, as well as to examine topics such as component and logistics costs, global procurement, sustainability and recycling.
Friday, October 07, 2011
The ISM’s index for measuring the sector’s overall health—known as the NMI—was 53.0 in September, down 0.3 percent from August. A reading above 50 represents growth.
View all categories and topics
Monday, October 03, 2011
Manufacturing continued its growth in September as the PMI registered 51.6%, an increase of 1 percentage point when compared to August’s reading of 50.6%.