U.S. manufacturing rose once again in July and is now the strongest it has been in 18 months.
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Manufacturing is the strongest it has been in 14 months, bouncing back stronger than expected in the month of June.
Wood products are one of 18 industries showing signs of growth in the new year, according to a new report by the Manufacturing Institute for Supply Management. However, issues with suppliers have caused a slowdown in the import and export of wood and furniture.
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Wood products industries reporting growth, but supplier deliveries are slowing, a report by the Institute for Supply Management said.
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Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew in October for the 57th consecutive month, say the nation's purchasing and supply executives in the latest Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.
Furniture manufacturing expanded in December 2013, as did manufacturing overall - for the 7th month running - while the U.S. economy grew for the 55th consecutive month, say the nation's purchasing managers.
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in December for the seventh consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 55th consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.