Manufacturing

By Jeff Berman · September 1, 2016
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, was 49.4 in August, which was down 3.2% compared to July for its first decline going back to February’s 49.5. August’s PMI is 0.8% below the 12-month average of 50.2. And the ISM said that the over all economy expanded in July for the 87th month in a row, despite the PMI’s decline in August.
By Jeff Berman · September 1, 2016
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, was 49.4 in August, which was down 3.2% compared to July for its first decline going back to February’s 49.5.
By Josh Bond · September 1, 2016
With 400 exhibitors, the show is already three times its size in 2015.
By MMH Staff · August 30, 2016
Market for automated guided vehicles expected to grow at the highest CAGR between 2016 and 2022.
By MMH Staff · August 24, 2016
Fifth major acquisition in seven years for B2B Industrial Packaging.
By MMH Staff · August 24, 2016
Old corrugated container recovery rate reached record-high 92.9% in 2015.
By MMH Staff · August 18, 2016
Food and consumer goods industries ordered 41% more robots than the same period in 2015.
By MMH Staff · August 17, 2016
Growth driven by the need for innovative packaging in warehouses for storing, handling, and distribution.
By Jeff Berman · August 8, 2016
While many manufacturing and supply chain stakeholders swear by Lean and Six Sigma methods to address the many complexities of modern industrial manufacturing, research issued today by UPS indicates that may not be the best approach to success.
By MMH Staff · August 4, 2016
Partnership to help FMA member companies recruit from a listing of pre-qualified candidates and help certificants quickly find work.
By MMH Staff · August 3, 2016
The uptick in manufacturing and resultant need to transport materials, including exports will drive the demand for pallets, according to a recently released report.
By MMH Staff · August 3, 2016
New Los Angeles facility supports analysis of more than 160 engineered projects per month.
<p>Source: Grant Thornton</p> By MMH Staff · August 2, 2016
Manufacturers in Chicago reflect local and national trends.
By Jeff Berman · August 1, 2016
Even with a slight decline from June, manufacturing growth remained intact in July to kick off the second half of 2016, according to the most recent edition of the Manufacturing Report on Business released today by the Institute for Supply Management.
By MMH Staff · July 14, 2016
Harvard Business School graduate served as chairman and CEO of Sealed Air for nearly 15 years.

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