TITLE

ASSOCIATION NEWS: BRIEFS

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Metal Center News;Jan2008, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on trends in the manufacturing sector of the metal industry. According to a report from the Institute for Supply Management, economic activity in the sector declined in December 2007, as new orders, production and employment were all below the break-even mark of 50%. However, analysts claim that expectations for 2008 are higher for the manufacturing sector than for the non-manufacturing. Further, executives expect a 6.8% net increase in overall revenues for 2008.
ACCESSION #
28777721

 

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