Expansion Continues

Manufacturing and Services Activities Show Strength (Houston, Texas) – According to Houston area supply chain executives, overall economic activity in Houston continued to expand in April. The overall ISM-Houston PMI diffusion index fell modestly but remains well above neutral. Manufacturing activities expanded for the fifth month and services activities have expanded for the last nine […]

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Growth at Highest Level in Two Years

All ISM-Houston PMI Indices Point to Expansion (Houston, Texas) – According to Houston area supply chain executives, overall economic activity in Houston expanded significantly in March. The overall ISM-Houston PMI diffusion index is at its highest level since early 2019. Manufacturing activities expanded for the fourth month and services activities have expanded for the last […]

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Houston Economy Strengthens Further

Employment Starts to Return (Houston, Texas) – According to Houston area supply chain executives, overall economic activity in Houston expanded in February for the ninth month. Manufacturing activities expanded for the third month and services activities have now expanded for the last seven months. Click here to see the PDF version of the full report.

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Economic Expansion Continues

Employment Still a Concern (Houston, Texas) – According to Houston area supply chain executives, overall economic activity in Houston expanded in January for the eighth month. Manufacturing activities expanded for the second month and services activities have now expanded for the last six months. Click here to see the PDF version of the full report.

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Manufacturing Activities Return to Expansion

Employment Continues as Largest Concern (Houston, Texas) – According to Houston area supply chain executives, overall economic activity in Houston expanded in December for the seventh month. Manufacturing activities expanded for the first time since January. Services activities have now expanded for the last five months. The Houston Purchasing Managers Index fell 0.9 points to […]

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New Orders and Production Show Strength

Concern Regarding Employment Continues (Houston, Texas) – According to Houston area supply chain executives, overall economic activity in Houston expanded in November for the sixth month. Non-durable goods manufacturing joined services in pointing to expansion. Durable goods manufacturing, while improving, continued to report contraction. The Houston Purchasing Managers Index fell 0.8 points to 52.4 during […]

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Fred Hartman Bridge ISM-Houston February Business Report

Modest Growth Continues

Manufacturing Contracting at a Slow Pace (Houston, Texas) – According to Houston area supply chain executives, overall economic activity in Houston expanded in October for the fifth month led by improving expansion in non-manufacturing activities. Manufacturing activities contracted at a very slow pace again this month. The Houston Purchasing Managers Index fell a modest 0.2 […]

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