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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