ISM manufacturing

Government, Business

US Manufacturing Contracts for Third Straight Month

Workers in the production area at the Honda Aircraft Co. headquarters in Greensboro, N.C. (Gerry Broome) Workers in the production area at the Honda Aircraft Co. headquarters in Greensboro, N.C. (Gerry Broome)

WASHINGTON — U.S. manufacturing output dropped for the third straight month in October as trade tensions and a slowing global economy took a toll on American factories.

Paul Wiseman | Associated Press
November 1, 2019
Business

Bright Outlook for Industrial Sector, Economists Say at Summit

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Business conditions have rebounded in 2017 for companies involved in manufacturing and commodities, and the outlook remains positive for the industrial sector, according to economists at the inaugural American Trucking Associations Economic Summit.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
July 28, 2017
Business

Manufacturing Pickup Signals Boost to Economic Growth

Factory jobs Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg News

American factories powered up in June at the fastest pace in nearly three years with robust advances in production, orders and employment that indicate a firming in the economy, data from the Institute for Supply Management showed July 3.

July 5, 2017
Business, Government

ISM Manufacturing Index Hits 7-Month High

January U.S. manufacturing activity rose to the highest level since June, the Institute for Supply Management said Wednesday.

February 1, 2012
Business, Government

ISM Manufacturing Index Rises to Five-Month High

U.S. manufacturing activity jumped in November, showing continued expansion for a 28th consecutive month, the Institute for Supply Management said Thursday.

December 1, 2011
Business, Government

ISM Manufacturing Index Slips but Shows Continued Expansion

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U.S. manufacturing activity dipped in August, but continued to show expansion for the 25th consecutive month, the Institute for Supply Management said Thursday.

September 1, 2011
Business, Government

ISM Manufacturing Index Falls to Two-Year Low

U.S. manufacturing activity fell to a two-year low in July, but continued to show expansion for the 24th consecutive month, the Institute for Supply Management said Monday.

August 1, 2011