Survey of confidence shows large manufacturers less optimistic

August 2008
Trailer / Body Builders;Aug2008, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p14
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The article reports on the results of the survey on confidence among manufactures. National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and "Industry Week" magazine joint survey showed a decrease in confidence among large manufacturers during the second quarter of 2008. David Huether, NAM chief economist, said that 38% of large manufacturing companies that respond to the survey had a positive outlook for their company, which is the lowest confidence level in the history since the fourth quarter of 1997.


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