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Manufacturing Activity for July Improved

Fifth District Survey of Manufacturing Activity for July Improved The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond released its Fifth District Survey of Manufacturing Activity for July and reports manufacturing activity improved in the month. New orders and shipments increased this month while backlogs flattened. Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey for July Held Steady The Federal Reserve Bank [...]

2016-07-30T08:48:08+00:00A View|

Idle Ohio Rolling Mill Operations to Lay Off 200

Republic Steel to Idle Ohio Rolling Mill Operations Republic Steel has announced it will idle its Lorain, Ohio rolling mill operations, citing weak demand. Plans call for the remaining 200 employees to be laid off by the end of the first quarter in staggered moves. AMM A bearish tone has prevailed in annual special bar [...]

2016-01-08T11:45:29+00:00A View|

Overall Economy Grew for 75th Consecutive Month

The Institute for Supply Management August 2015 Manufacturing Report on Business: Economy Grew Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in August for the 32nd consecutive month and the overall economy grew for the 75th consecutive month, say the nations supply executives in the latest report. Issued by Bradley J. Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, Chair of [...]

2015-09-05T09:47:40+00:00A View|

Overall Economy Grew 71st Consecutive Month

5/1/15 The Institute for Supply Management released its April 2015 Report on Business Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in April for the 28th consecutive month and the overall economy grew for the 71st consecutive month say the nation’s supply executives in this latest report. The April PMI registered 51.5 percent, the same reading [...]

2015-05-01T17:48:09+00:00A View|

Automation Means Jobs Lost

New Orders for manufactured durable goods in December decreased by 4.3 percent. The decrease, down two of the last three months, followed a 2.6 percent November increase. Shipments of manufactured durable goods in December, decreased 1.9 percent following four consecutive monthly increases. Unfilled orders for manufactured durable goods in December, up ten of the last [...]

2014-01-31T16:51:08+00:00A View|