Studies & Reports
May 1, 2018 - U.S. manufacturers say the pace of their expansion continued to slow in April, with many factories saying their output is still growing but is crimped by shortages of workers and skills.
Apr. 30, 2018 - Chinese factory growth has slowed slightly, according to a monthly survey released Monday that showed activity in the world’s No. 2 economy holding up despite worries over trade tensions with the U.S.
Apr. 20, 2018 - Responding to the “Amazon effect” and today’s consumer demands, manufacturers are reprioritizing and focusing their technology investments on inventory optimization solutions (43 per cent) and integrated planning and execution technologies (41 per cent), according to findings from the 2018 Intelligent Manufacturing survey conducted by JDA Software.
Apr. 17, 2018 - Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales grew 1.9 per cent to $55.8 billion in February, boosted by the transportation equipment industry.
Apr. 17, 2018 - U.S. factory output edged up a slight 0.1 per cent in March, as strong production gains in motor vehicles and electronics were partially offset by declines in food and textiles.
Apr. 2, 2018 - U.S. manufacturers say they expanded at a slower pace in March, with many factories saying they’re having a tough time getting supplies in order to meet demand from customers.
Mar. 16, 2018 - Canadian manufacturing sales fell 1.0 per cent in January, with the decline led by the motor vehicle, aerospace and primary metal industries, Statistics Canada said Friday.
Mar. 16, 2018 - U.S. factory output jumped last month, led by big gains in the production of cars, computers and furniture.
Mar. 1, 2018 - American manufacturers said they expanded in February at the fastest pace in nearly 14 years – gains driven in part by a jump in hiring.
Feb. 22, 2018 - German business confidence dropped sharply in February amid increasing concerns about both domestic and international risks.
Feb. 21, 2018 - There are signs that the turmoil in financial markets at the start of February had a negative impact — albeit a short-term one — on the fast-growing 19-country eurozone economy.
Feb. 16, 2018 - Canada’s manufacturing sales in December were $55.5 billion, which was down 0.3 per cent from a revised record high for November, Statistics Canada reported Friday.
Feb. 15, 2018 - U.S. factory output was unchanged in January for the second straight month after three months of healthy gains.
Feb. 7, 2018 - Manufacturing AUTOMATION and the Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) have launched the 2018 Canadian Manufacturing Study survey. The results, to be published in the magazine’s May issue, will provide detailed insights into the manufacturing strategies, methods and technologies in use in Canada, and give readers the opportunity to compare their facility to others across Canada.
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