Manufacturing News and Trends

Manufacturing growth in September exceeded expectations

U.S. manufacturing expansion in September topped expectations from even the most positive bean counters, according to stats released Monday by the Institute of Supply Management (ISM), raising optimism across the board. [Read more…]

Set your own performance standards — before someone does it for you

What do all of these statements about manufacturing in the U.S. have in common? [Read more…]

More monthly growth for manufacturing industry

The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) has good news for the manufacturing sector’s performance in April — the industry grew at a faster clip than in previous months.  [Read more…]

More manufacturing growth in March

The monthly numbers from the Institute for Supply Managment (ISM) are in, indicating manufacturing industry growth for the 32nd straight month.  [Read more…]

Slowed manufacturing growth in February

The good news: The manufacturing industry continued to grow throughout the month of February. The bad news: It was at a slower pace than the expansion that began 2012.  [Read more…]

Manufacturing industry posts growth to start 2012

Manufacturing companies saw collective growth in the first month of 2012, according to the most recent figures from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).  [Read more…]

Manufacturing industries post growth in November

The manufacturing industry grew in November for the 28th straight month, and at a faster rate than in recent months.  [Read more…]

Report: Industry saw slowed growth in October

The manufacturing industry continued to expand last month but at a slower pace than in September, according to industry reports.  [Read more…]

Manufacturing industry grew in September

The manufacturing industry continued to expand — and at a faster clip — last month. [Read more…]

Report: Manufacturing growth slowed in July

Manufacturing growth continued for the 24th straight month in July, but at a slower pace than earlier this summer, according to the most recent numbers from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). [Read more…]