ISM manufacturing

Government, Business

Manufacturing Expands at Slowest Pace in Two Years

Welder in factory A worker spot welds a metal door during production at the Metal Manufacturing Co. facility in Sacramento, Calif. (Bloomberg)

U.S. manufacturing activity continued to cool in July as more factories dialed back production in the face of shrinking orders and rising inventories.

Jordan Yadoo | Bloomberg News
August 1, 2022
Government, Business

Manufacturing Growth Weakens to Two-Year Low as Orders Slump

Dakkota assembly line Employees work on the assembly line at the Dakkota Integrated Systems manufacturing facility in Detroit. (Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg)

A measure of U.S. manufacturing activity weakened in June to a two-year low as new orders contracted, restrained by lingering supply constraints and some softening in demand.

Molly Smith | Bloomberg News
July 1, 2022
Business, Logistics

Manufacturing Growth in US Eases as Supply Chain Issues Linger

Manufacturing Growth in U.S. Eases as Supply Chain Issues Linger An employee removes metal from a hammer press during the production of fuel rails at the Trenton Forging Co. facility in Trenton, Mich. (Emily Elconin/Bloomberg)

Persistent supply chain challenges continued to weigh on U.S. manufacturers in October, lengthening supplier delivery times and bloating a measure of inventories.

Reade Pickert | Bloomberg News
November 1, 2021
Business

US Manufacturing Improves in July, According to ISM

Metal worker using a grinder A metal worker uses a grinder. For the second straight month, the index was above 50, indicating growth in the manufacturing sector. (Phynart Studio/Getty Images)

U.S. manufacturing improved again in July with a key gauge of activity rising further into expansion territory.

Martin Crutsinger | Associated Press
August 3, 2020
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

Moutray Moutray by Joseph Terry/Transport Topics

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

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