Automation by the numbers

March 2007
InTech;Mar2007, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p13
The article presents statistical information as of March 2007. The 2006 $12.7 billion loss of Ford Motor Co. can be translated to $24,163 per minute. ExxonMobil, with its 2006 revenue of $377.6 billion, would be ranked 27th in terms of gross domestic product. Pakistan ranks as 26th and Ukraine is 28th. 12 percent of the economic output of U.S. comes from manufacturing. 53.4 is the Japanese Purchasing Managers' Index.


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