Overall Economic Expansion Continues – Manufacturing Respondents Confirm Weakness

ISM-Houston Report of Business – October 2019 | (Houston, Texas) – According to Houston supply chain executives, goods producing industry activity in Houston expanded in October. Construction, which has reported strong growth all year, boosted the overall result for this industry group. On a stand-alone basis oil & gas and manufacturing, the remaining industries in […]

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Sales/New Orders and Employment Strengthen – Lead Times Moderate

ISM-Houston Report of Business – September 2019 | (Houston, Texas) – According to Houston supply chain executives, manufacturing activity in Houston expanded in September for the 25th consecutive month and overall economic activity expanded for the 38th month. The near-term forecast continues to point to overall economic growth. The overall rate of growth is anticipated […]

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Sales/New Orders Return to Growth – Manufacturing Concerns Moderate

ISM-Houston Report of Business – August 2019 | (Houston, Texas) – According to Houston supply chain executives, manufacturing activity in Houston expanded in August for the 24rd consecutive month and overall economic activity expanded for the 37th month. The near-term forecast continues to point to overall economic growth. Concerns about potential near term manufacturing weakness […]

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National Non-Manufacturing Report on Business – Business Activity and New Orders Expand at a Faster Pace

August 2019 Non-Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business® (Tempe, Arizona) – Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew in August for the 115th consecutive month, say the nation’s purchasing and supply executives in the latest Non-Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. The NMI® registered 56.4 percent, which is 2.7 percentage points higher than the July reading of […]

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National Manufacturing Report on Business – New Orders, Production, and Employment Contracting

August 2019 Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business® (Tempe, Arizona) — Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in August, and the overall economy grew for the 124th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM®Report On Business®. The August PMI® registered 49.1 percent, a decrease of 2.1 percentage points from the […]

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Expansion in Houston Reaches Three-Year Mark – Manufacturing Sales Continue to Contract

ISM-Houston Report of Business – July 2019 | (Houston, Texas) – According to Houston supply chain executives, manufacturing activity in Houston expanded in July for the 23rd consecutive month and overall economic activity expanded for the 36th month. The near-term forecast continues to point to overall economic growth. Manufacturing activity continues to be a moderate […]

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Expansion Continues at a Slower Pace – Sales, Production, and Employment Move to Neutral

ISM-Houston Report of Business – May 2019 | (Houston, Texas) – According to Houston supply chain executives, manufacturing activity in Houston expanded in May for the 21st consecutive month and overall economic activity expanded for the 34th month. The near-term forecast continues to point to manufacturing and overall economic growth near term, but the rate […]

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