ISM: Manufacturing Expands After 18 Months of Contraction

September 2009
Metal Center News;Sep2009, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p54
Trade Publication
The article reports on the expansion of the economic activity in the manufacturing industry in North America after several months of contraction from 2008-2009. This is according to the report by Manufacturing ISM Report on Business from the Institute for Supply Management. It also states that the economic growth was driven by the strength in the New Order index, an increase by 9.6 points to 64.9%, which is the region's highest since December 2004.


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