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Manufacturing technology orders capped the first half of the year with another strong month in June, gaining 5 percent compared to June 2017 and bringing the annual growth rate to 22 percent for 2018. The latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders... Read Story
August 15, 2018, 07:00 AM


More than 9 in 10 U.S. manufacturing CEOs are confident their companies are keeping pace with technology disruption and innovation, according to the 2018 KPMG Global Manufacturing Outlook. Conversely, only-two thirds of global manufacturing CEOs... Read Story
July 11, 2018, 07:05 AM


U.S. manufacturing technology orders in May posted double-digit growth rates month over month and year over year, demonstrating strong, sustained growth in the sector, according to the U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report from AMT – The... Read Story
July 09, 2018, 06:45 AM


The business climate for manufacturing in the U.S. has markedly improved over the past few years, driving both revenue and employment growth for middle market manufacturers. But the industry is also experiencing a period of transformation that is... Read Story
June 22, 2018, 07:18 AM


Manufacturing technology orders climbed 10.5 percent year over year in April 2018, with orders for the year up 22.2 percent when compared to the same point in 2017 according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report from  AMT-The... Read Story
June 12, 2018, 07:10 AM


U.S. manufacturing technology orders continued to rise in March, increasing 42 percent over February 2018 and 23 percent over March 2017, again demonstrating strong, sustained growth in the sector, according to the U.S. Manufacturing Technology... Read Story
May 15, 2018, 07:20 AM


Orders for manufacturing technology in January 2018 were up 44 percent compared to January 2017, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report from AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. It was the second-largest... Read Story
March 13, 2018, 07:10 AM


Orders for manufacturing technology climbed month-to-month and year-to-date in December 2017, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report from AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. Orders totaled $447 million for... Read Story
February 13, 2018, 07:02 AM


Orders for manufacturing technology climbed year over year and year to date in November 2017 according  to the latest U.S.  Manufacturing Technology Orders report from AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. Orders totaled $425.97 million... Read Story
January 16, 2018, 07:12 AM


Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in December, and the overall economy grew for the 103rd consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report on Business®. The report was issued  by... Read Story
January 04, 2018, 06:00 AM


Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in October, and the overall economy grew for the 101st consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®.The report was issued by Timothy... Read Story
November 02, 2017, 06:10 AM


The expansion of manufacturing technology orders slowed in August, but continued to push recovery into its third quarter according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report. August orders were up 16 percent from July and 14 percent... Read Story
October 11, 2017, 06:16 AM


RSM US LLP (“RSM”) released results from its annual middle market manufacturing survey, which shows leaders in the manufacturing and food and beverage sectors are concerned about the availability of skilled workers, despite overall optimism on... Read Story
September 15, 2017, 07:09 AM


U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO) continued to expand in July, up 23% from July 2016 order levels. The July rate of increase is a notable acceleration in growth relative to the 10% increase in June orders posted over the previous year.The... Read Story
September 11, 2017, 07:10 AM


Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in July, and the overall economy grew for the 98th consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. The report was issued by Timothy R.... Read Story
August 07, 2017, 08:05 AM


A new update to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Commercial Robotics Spending Guide forecasts worldwide purchases of robotics, including drones and robotics-related hardware, software and services, will total $97.2... Read Story
July 13, 2017, 07:00 AM


The U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report for May 2017 showed gains for the month and year over year, according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. May orders were up 3.1 percent over April, and 21.8 percent over May... Read Story
July 10, 2017, 07:07 AM


Manufacturing technology orders made year-over-year gains in April according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report from AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. It was also the first month that orders showed gains year... Read Story
June 13, 2017, 07:10 AM


A manufacturing company in California has chosen TAB Bank for a $1.5 million revolving credit facility.  The facility is extended through a multi-year agreement and will provide for the company’s ongoing working capital needs.The company is a... Read Story
May 24, 2017, 06:30 AM


Manufacturing technology orders continued to make gains in March, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report from AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. Orders were up 34.8 percent compared to February, and up... Read Story
May 09, 2017, 07:08 AM


U.S. manufacturing technology orders increased more than expected in February, up 19.6 percent from January, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report from AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. Orders were up 1... Read Story
April 11, 2017, 07:11 AM


Fresh off the heels of the third straight month of manufacturing job growth, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) released the first Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey since President Donald Trump took office. The survey shows a dramatic shift... Read Story
April 05, 2017, 07:10 AM


Prime Advantage, the leading group purchasing organization for midsized manufacturers, announced the findings of its ninth edition of the CFO Survey, revealing the financial projections and top concerns of industrial manufacturing companies. The... Read Story
March 31, 2017, 07:00 AM


U.S. manufacturing technology orders declined in January, dropping 40.7 percent compared to December and 11.4 percent compared to January 2016, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report from AMT – The Association For... Read Story
March 14, 2017, 07:02 AM


GE announced its GE Additive business will collaborate with GE Capital to sell and finance metal additive machines. Manufacturing companies will now have more ways to access transformative 3D printing technology, spurring growth in several critical... Read Story
January 05, 2017, 07:30 AM


Manufacturing technology orders for September were up 56 percent compared to August and up 52 percent over September 2015, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report from AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.... Read Story
November 18, 2016, 07:00 AM


Manufacturing technology orders made a 17.5 percent gain in June compared to May according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report from AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. At the end of the first half of 2016, orders... Read Story
August 11, 2016, 07:10 AM


A convergence of disruptive factors such as new technologies, increasing competition, and pricing pressures, is forcing manufacturers to increase investment in new products and services as they seek to innovate manufacturing capabilities, according... Read Story
May 26, 2016, 07:05 AM


The U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report (USMTO) for February 2016 showed that orders were down 5.1% compared to the previous month, and down 12.8% compared to the same month in 2015. The report is generated from data compiled by AMT – The... Read Story
April 12, 2016, 07:00 AM


The MAPI Foundation released its latest U.S. Industrial Outlook, a quarterly analysis of 27 major industries, which found that manufacturing industrial production was unchanged from the third to the fourth quarter of 2015. The analysis indicates that... Read Story
March 18, 2016, 07:09 AM


A new study by the MAPI Foundation, Productivity Dynamics in U.S. Manufacturing, analyzes productivity growth in a range of manufacturing subsectors over the past 25 years and provides compelling statistical evidence on the importance that capital... Read Story
March 15, 2016, 07:05 AM


The U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report (USMTO) for January 2016 showed that order values were down 30 percent from December, according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. Year-over-year orders declined 21 percent. “The... Read Story
March 14, 2016, 07:05 AM


The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) issued the first quarter results of its 2016 Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey. The report shows a continued decline in sentiment among manufacturing executives and anxiety over the faltering global... Read Story
March 11, 2016, 07:20 AM


Manufacturing executives know that “innovation” is the key to long-term success, but just how to innovate might be the biggest question. As a result, it’s not an either-or but a holistic approach that could foster more growth, as all three of the... Read Story
December 30, 2015, 07:00 AM


PNC Bank announced the closing of an $8.9 million asset-based revolver and term loan facility for Bright Plastics Inc.  Based in Greensboro, North Carolina, the company will use the funds to refinance existing debt and for working capital.Bright... Read Story
November 24, 2015, 07:00 AM


CapX Partners announced their closing of a lease facility to support the growth needs of JD Norman Industries, a diversified manufacturer of metal components and systems with operations in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and the United Kingdom.... Read Story
October 23, 2015, 06:55 AM


While the forecast for overall manufacturing production growth for 2015 is lower than previously expected, key drivers will allow for solid fourth quarter advancement, according to the MAPI Foundation's U.S. Industrial Outlook, a quarterly report... Read Story
September 15, 2015, 07:08 AM


First Niagara Commercial Finance announced that it closed on a $43.5 million financing package to help Pennsylvania-based U.S. Corrugated, Inc. expand its operations and open a new, state-of-the-art corrugated box plant in California. U.S. Corrugated... Read Story
July 31, 2015, 07:19 AM


Bank of the West announced the publication of "Made Here: The Business Outlook for U.S. Manufacturing," a paper by the Bank's Chief Economist Dr. Scott Anderson, which highlights the bright economic outlook for small to midsized U.S. manufacturers... Read Story
May 07, 2015, 07:02 AM


A recent survey of executives at midsize manufacturers showed expectations for the U.S. economy beginning to mirror optimism about their own companies. The seventh annual poll by Prime Advantage, a Chicago-based purchasing aggregator, indicated that... Read Story
April 02, 2015, 07:41 AM


The business outlook improved notably among U.S. industrial manufacturers during the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the Q4 2014 Manufacturing Barometer, released by PwC US.  A wide range of key indicators posted improvement during the fourth... Read Story
January 26, 2015, 07:00 AM


The recent robust manufacturing performance should continue in the near-term despite marginal declines in some indicators, according to the quarterly MAPI Foundation Business Outlook, a survey conducted by the MAPI Foundation, the research affiliate... Read Story
January 19, 2015, 07:00 AM


Job gains and business investment are the two lead drivers keeping manufacturing on a solid growth path, according to the MAPI Foundation's U.S. Industrial Outlook, a quarterly report that analyzes 27 major industries. The MAPI Foundation is the... Read Story
December 22, 2014, 07:05 AM


Manufacturers remain optimistic about their own companies in the last quarter of 2014, continuing an upward trend over the past two years, according to the latest National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers.... Read Story
December 15, 2014, 07:05 AM


Manufacturing firms worldwide are increasingly deploying asset finance to facilitate equipment acquisition and technology upgrades, according to the latest study from Siemens’ Financial Services Division (SFS). The recent study, conducted among the... Read Story
December 03, 2014, 07:10 AM


Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in November for the 18th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 66th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business. The... Read Story
December 02, 2014, 07:09 AM


The manufacturing sector in the United States has reached the highest rate of growth in more than four years, according to Shifting Into High Gear, an industry report released by Brown Gibbons Lang & Company (BGL). The BGL Industrials Insider... Read Story
November 24, 2014, 07:07 AM


A nearly two-year upward trend experienced a hiccup according to the quarterly MAPI Foundation Business Outlook, a survey conducted by the MAPI Foundation, the research affiliate of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation.The... Read Story
October 17, 2014, 06:38 AM


Optimism regarding projected company revenue growth increased among U.S. industrial manufacturers during the third quarter of 2014, according to the Q3 2014 Manufacturing Barometer, released by PwC US.  Survey respondents forecast an average growth... Read Story
October 08, 2014, 07:00 AM


U.S. manufacturing is poised for steady growth through 2016, according to the MAPI Foundation’s U.S. Industrial Outlook, a quarterly report that analyzes 27 major industries. The MAPI Foundation is the research affiliate of the Manufacturers Alliance... Read Story
September 18, 2014, 06:30 AM


Optimism regarding the direction of the domestic economy remained positive among U.S. industrial manufacturers during the second quarter of 2014, according to the Q2 2014 Manufacturing Barometer, released by PwC US.  In addition to the positive... Read Story
July 21, 2014, 07:00 AM


Current economic conditions continue to provide relatively smooth sailing for the manufacturing sector though marginal softening may be on the horizon, according to the quarterly MAPI Business Outlook, a survey conducted by the MAPI Foundation, the... Read Story
July 18, 2014, 07:00 AM


Stable consumer-driven spending and a strong forecast for business investment bode well for the manufacturing sector, according to the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation’s U.S. Industrial Outlook, a quarterly report that analyzes... Read Story
June 18, 2014, 07:00 AM


TCF Capital Funding ("TCFCF"), the Chicago-based cash flow and asset-based lending division of TCF National Bank (“TCF Bank”), announced that it provided a $12 million secured financing to support the acquisition of Freedom Electronics by Range Light... Read Story
April 14, 2014, 07:21 AM


Prime Advantage, the leading buying consortium for midsized manufacturers, announced the findings of its sixth annual Group CFO Survey, revealing financial projections and top concerns of its member companies’ CFOs in 2014. These CFOs remain... Read Story
April 02, 2014, 07:02 AM


According to the quarterly Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) U.S. Industrial Outlook, a report that analyzes 27 major industries, a number of key factors indicate that manufacturing has potential for solid growth through... Read Story
March 31, 2014, 06:40 AM


A modest rise in consumer spending combined with an increase in business investment in both equipment and structures should help increase U.S. economic growth, according to a new report.   The Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation... Read Story
March 10, 2014, 06:57 AM


Gerber Finance Inc. announced the funding of a $1.3 million equipment facility to Rocky Mountain Joinery Center LLC.Rocky Mountain Joinery Company provides full-service design and fabrication to the timber frame and construction industry at wholesale... Read Story
February 25, 2014, 06:47 AM


With expectations that economic growth will continue in 2014, U.S. industrial manufacturers expressed optimism about the U.S. economy, and more importantly, toward the broader world economy, which has reached the highest level since the fourth... Read Story
January 24, 2014, 07:00 AM


The U.S. manufacturing sector is showing incremental improvement with only a few potential speed bumps in the near-term, according to the quarterly Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) MAPI Business Outlook. The survey’s... Read Story
January 17, 2014, 06:57 AM


The cautiously optimistic manufacturing sector is investing in the future and pursuing new business, according to PLANTMagazine’s Manufacturers’ Outlook 2014: Pursuing opportunities for growth, sponsored by Grant Thornton LLP. The survey suggests... Read Story
January 14, 2014, 06:55 AM


Optimism among U.S. industrial manufacturers regarding the global economic outlook reached the highest level since the first quarter of 2012, according to the Q3 2013 Manufacturing Barometer, released today by PwC US.  In the third quarter of 2013... Read Story
October 16, 2013, 07:01 AM


Widespread improvement in a number of indexes suggests optimism for the manufacturing sector in the next three to six months, according to the quarterly MAPI Business Outlook. The survey’s composite index is a leading indicator for the manufacturing... Read Story
October 14, 2013, 06:51 AM


Following a strong pace of production in the first quarter of 2013, manufacturing production eased in the second quarter but should accelerate growth, according to the quarterly Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation U.S. Industrial... Read Story
September 23, 2013, 07:00 AM


Prime Advantage, the leading buying consortium for midsized manufacturers, announced the findings of its twelfth semi-annual Group Outlook Survey, revealing financial projections and top concerns of its Member companies for the rest of 2013. The... Read Story
September 09, 2013, 07:06 AM


Canada’s economy rebounded in the first quarter of 2013 as GDP grew at a 2.5 percent annual rate. Struggles in the manufacturing sector may limit growth in 2013, but there is potential for a turnaround in 2014, according to a report from the... Read Story
August 05, 2013, 06:59 AM


Optimism among U.S. industrial manufacturers regarding the domestic economic outlook rose to 63 percent during the second quarter of 2013, up from 55 percent in the first quarter and representing the highest level since the first quarter of 2012... Read Story
July 19, 2013, 07:03 AM


The nation's 33,000 middle market manufacturing companies are increasingly leveraging advanced manufacturing techniques to generate increased revenue and productivity growth.  A new report released by the National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM)... Read Story
July 18, 2013, 06:57 AM


Strong industrial activity in early 2013 softened somewhat recently but the sector should have enough momentum to continue growth, according to the quarterly Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation U.S. Industrial Outlook (EO-124), a... Read Story
June 20, 2013, 07:00 AM


Small and midsized manufacturing CFOs anticipate increase in revenue, plan capital investments and hiring while still concerned about health care costs and maintaining margins. Sixty-four percent of executives feel more optimistic about financial... Read Story
April 17, 2013, 07:30 AM


The results of the quarterly Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) Survey on the Business Outlook (EO-123) indicate improvement, albeit marginal, from the previous report, and imply that the manufacturing sector is holding its... Read Story
April 12, 2013, 07:14 AM


Recent trends suggest a reason for optimism for the U.S. economy and its manufacturing sector, according to the quarterly Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation U.S. Industrial Outlook, a report that analyzes 27 major... Read Story
March 15, 2013, 07:19 AM


Prime Advantage, the leading buying consortium for midsized manufacturers, announced the findings of its eleventh semi-annual Group Outlook Survey, revealing financial projections and top concerns of its Member companies for 2013. The results find... Read Story
March 05, 2013, 07:33 AM


The Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) Quarterly Economic Forecast predicts that inflation-adjusted gross domestic product (GDP) will expand by 1.8 percent in 2013 and by 2.8 percent in 2014, showing no change from MAPI’s... Read Story
March 01, 2013, 07:30 AM


Preliminary estimates from Sageworks Inc., a financial information company, show that the “State of the Union” for private manufacturing companies is fairly positive. On average, privately held manufacturers saw their sales increase nearly 9 percent... Read Story
February 25, 2013, 07:25 AM


The Canadian manufacturing sector is confident the coming year will be a good one, according to the recently released 2013 Business Outlook Survey by Grant Thornton LLP and PLANT Magazine. Sixty-one per cent of survey respondents expect orders to... Read Story
January 16, 2013, 07:00 AM


The results of the quarterly Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) Survey on the Business Outlook (EO-118) indicate little change from the previous report—namely that the sector continues to grow, but at a nominal pace as it... Read Story
January 11, 2013, 07:10 AM


According to the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers released on December 6, 2012, the number of manufacturers with an optimistic outlook about the future of their companies has dropped by nearly 40... Read Story
December 07, 2012, 07:33 AM


The 9th Edition of the Facts About Modern Manufacturing, a collaboration between the Manufacturing Institute, the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is now available. The... Read Story
November 21, 2012, 07:09 AM


The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) released a new report, Fiscal Shock: America’s Economic Crisis, that shows that the United States is already struggling due to Washington’s failure to address the pending fiscal cliff. The report... Read Story
October 29, 2012, 07:26 AM


The results of the quarterly Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) Survey on the Business Outlook (EO-113) indicate slowing growth for U.S. manufacturing over the next three to six months, in line with most other forecasts... Read Story
October 12, 2012, 07:09 AM


Middle market manufacturers and distributors are adjusting to the “new normal” of the post-recession era by focusing on efficiencies, operational improvements and innovation, according to a newly released McGladrey Manufacturing and Distribution... Read Story
September 14, 2012, 07:57 AM


Sentiment among manufacturers, according to a new survey, shows a decline in optimism for a second consecutive quarter. The latest National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers is a signal that the compounding... Read Story
September 13, 2012, 07:50 AM


Prime Advantage, the leading buying consortium for midsized manufacturers, announced the findings of its tenth semi-annual Group Outlook Survey, revealing financial projections and top concerns of its Member companies for the second half of 2012. The... Read Story
September 10, 2012, 07:51 AM


The results of the quarterly Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) Survey on the Business Outlook—June 2012 (EO-110) point to a period of deceleration for manufacturing, heretofore a strong pillar in the U.S. economic recovery... Read Story
July 13, 2012, 07:38 AM


The release of the National Association of Manufacturers/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers for the second quarter confirms that manufacturing has been slowing over the past few months. Manufacturers are concerned about tax, energy and regulatory... Read Story
July 02, 2012, 07:15 AM


February U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $444.06 million according to AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was up 9.3% from January and up 35.2% when... Read Story
April 11, 2012, 07:30 AM


Prime Advantage, the leading buying consortium for midsized manufacturers, announced the findings of its fourth annual Group CFO Survey, revealing financial projections and top concerns of its Member companies’ CFOs in 2012. CFOs continue to see... Read Story
March 26, 2012, 07:30 AM


January U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $401.69 million according to AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was down 26.5% from December but up 8.4%... Read Story
March 14, 2012, 07:45 AM


The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) reported U.S. construction equipment exports increased 43% in 2011 compared to the previous year for a total $23.5 billion of machinery shipped to other nations. This follows growth of 28% in 2010... Read Story
February 28, 2012, 06:00 AM


December U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $519.98 million according to AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology and AMTDA, the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association. This total, as reported by companies participating... Read Story
February 14, 2012, 08:00 AM


According to the findings of the Q4 2011 Manufacturing Barometer released by PwC US, U.S. industrial manufacturers expect continued domestic and international growth in 2012, although forecasts have fallen below 2011 actual growth rates. While... Read Story
January 27, 2012, 08:00 AM


November U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $430.17 million according to AMTDA, the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association and AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating... Read Story
January 10, 2012, 07:30 AM


The Association For Manufacturing Technology reported this year’s resurgence of manufacturing following the crash of 2008 was unprecedented. According to the report, the most current U.S. manufacturing technology orders put the year-to-date total at... Read Story
December 29, 2011, 08:30 AM


Industry Week reported manufacturers are becoming more confident in the economy as we approach the end of 2012.  According to the report, the latest National Association of Manufacturers/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers shows, 80.2% of NAM... Read Story
December 14, 2011, 07:00 AM


October U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $463.32 million according to AMT-The Association For Manufacturing Technology and AMTDA, the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association. This total, as reported by companies participating in... Read Story
December 13, 2011, 06:30 AM


According to an article published by Econoplay for the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association, October orders for manufacturing technology retreated from strong September levels.  September registered the second highest monthly order totals... Read Story
November 18, 2011, 07:30 AM


September U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $606.56 million according to AMTDA, the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association and AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating... Read Story
November 15, 2011, 07:30 AM


Bloomberg reported that American manufacturers booked the most new orders for machinery equipment in September since July 2008 with $32.6 billion in new orders, according to data released by the Census Bureau.  There’s “no evidence” of a collapse in... Read Story
November 11, 2011, 07:00 AM


According to an article from Industry Week, uncertainty about the U.S. and global economy remains mixed with continued optimism indicated according the Q3 2011 Manufacturing Barometer released by PriceWaterhouse Coopers (PwC).  The survey indicates... Read Story
October 27, 2011, 08:01 AM