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Credit managers across the U.S. are reporting what could be a positive holiday season after multiple improvements in the latest Credit Managers’ Index from the National Association of Credit Management.The Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) is trending... Read Story
December 02, 2019, 07:20 AM


U.S. manufacturing technology orders rose to $378.4 million in May, an increase of 7.3 percent over the previous month, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report published by AMT – The Association for Manufacturing... Read Story
July 15, 2019, 07:10 AM


U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $344.6 million in April 2019, the lowest April reading since 2016 when orders totaled $293.2 million. April 2019 orders declined 16.5 percent from March 2019 and were down 17.6 percent from April 2018... Read Story
June 11, 2019, 07:00 AM


Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in January, and the overall economy grew for the 117th consecutive month, according to the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report on Business.The report was issued by... Read Story
February 04, 2019, 07:00 AM


October’s economic report from the National Association of Credit Management saw significant dips in both the manufacturing and service sectors, indicative of short-term economic bandages such as tax cuts wearing off. Even with holiday shopping... Read Story
November 01, 2018, 07:17 AM


Manufacturing technology orders posted an unexpected surge in August, climbing 28 percent over August 2017 and bringing the year-to-date growth rate to 23 percent for 2018.The latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report from AMT – The... Read Story
October 08, 2018, 07:22 AM


Manufacturing technology orders for July were up 20 percent from July 2017, yielding a year-to-date total of $2.96 billion for 2018, up 22 percent from the same period in 2017. The latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report from AMT – The... Read Story
September 11, 2018, 07:10 AM


Bankruptcies remain a rare occurrence for companies in the Aerospace & Defense (A&D) and Industrial & Manufacturing (I&M) sectors, according to a new report published by Fitch Ratings.High-yield bond default rates for A&D and I&M companies averaged 1... Read Story
August 09, 2018, 07:00 AM


Verdant Commercial Capital, LLC of Cincinnati announced it has acquired Intech Funding Corp. of Monrovia, Calif. Intech is focused on financing and leasing for manufacturing companies nationwide.Intech will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of... Read Story
July 16, 2018, 07:25 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


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


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


January U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $181.9 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market... Read Story
March 13, 2015, 06:56 AM


U.S. plastics product manufacturers, key suppliers to auto and aerospace industries, construction and retailing, recently wrapped up their fifth year in a row of increased sales, according to new data from Sageworks, a financial information company.... Read Story
March 12, 2015, 07:00 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


November U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $378.06 million according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was down 15.5% from October and down 14.5%... Read Story
January 12, 2015, 06:31 AM


The outlook for the U.S. economy is for steady growth but there is little expectation for a significant upward trajectory, according to a new report.The MAPI Foundation, the research affiliate of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and... Read Story
August 27, 2014, 07:11 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


May U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $351.93 million according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was down 10.0% from April and down 17.5% when... Read Story
July 14, 2014, 06:43 AM


Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in April for the 11th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 59th consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. The... Read Story
May 05, 2014, 06:45 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


January U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $365.06 million according to AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was down 25.2% from December but up 1.3%... Read Story
March 10, 2014, 06:45 AM


October U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $435.02 million according to AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was up 10.2% from September but down 3.2%... Read Story
December 09, 2013, 06:35 AM


EverBank Commercial Finance announced Kurt Kolesha has joined the firm’s industrial division. Kolesha will be a sales manager responsible for supporting the manufacturing platform, which focuses on companies nation-wide within the plastics, packaging... Read Story
August 09, 2013, 07:01 AM


Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in February for the third consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 45th consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business®.... Read Story
March 04, 2013, 07:15 AM


Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in January for the second consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 44th consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.... Read Story
February 04, 2013, 07:30 AM


Sentiment regarding the prospects for the U.S. economy in the year ahead increased among U.S. industrial manufacturers, while uncertainty around outlook for the world economy prevailed, according to the Q4 2012 Manufacturing Barometer released by PwC... Read Story
January 30, 2013, 07:31 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


New orders for manufactured goods in November, up four of the last five months, increased $0.2 billion to $477.6 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau reported. This followed a 0.8 percent October increase. Excluding transportation, new orders increased... Read Story
January 07, 2013, 07:40 AM


Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in November following two months of modest expansion, while the overall economy grew for the 42nd consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On... Read Story
December 04, 2012, 07:12 AM


Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in October for the second consecutive month following three months of slight contraction, and the overall economy grew for the 41st consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the... Read Story
November 02, 2012, 06:51 AM


Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in September following three consecutive months of slight contraction, and the overall economy grew for the 40th consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing... Read Story
October 02, 2012, 07:23 AM


New orders for manufactured durable goods in August decreased $30.1 billion or 13.2 percent to $198.5 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.  This decrease, down following three consecutive monthly increases, was the largest decrease since... Read Story
September 28, 2012, 06:47 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