ISM

Factory freight finishing strong

| December 01, 2011

Owner-operators with hauls tied closely to factory output should see good demand through year-end, based on today’s report from the Institute for Supply Management.

Santa’s elves cranking out electronics

| November 01, 2011

Manufacturing continued growing in October, but at a slower pace than September, according to the Institute for Supply Management.

Wood production leads September growth

| October 03, 2011

Manufacturing activity, and the economy in general, kept growing in September, though some related measurements tempered that good news. Wood Products was the leading manufacturing category reporting growth. The monthly analysis comes from the Institute for ...

Manufacturing expansion passes two years

| September 01, 2011

Factory activity expanded for the 25th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 27th consecutive month.

Reports good for factory freight

| July 02, 2011

You might have heard that the stock market just logged its best weekly gain in two years. One major reason was good manufacturing news.

These 14 sectors were hopping in May

| June 01, 2011

Manufacturing slowed down last month, but it’s still growing.

Transport equipment a big part of factory growth

| March 02, 2011

In ISM indices that measure growth in manufacturing and manufacturing employment, “transportation equipment” was the third fastest growing segment in February.

Electronics makers cranking out freight

| December 01, 2010

ISM says production of computers and other electronics led the way for manufacturing, which continued its rebound in November.

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