U.S. economy is coming out of its recent stall, the manufacturing
sector expanded at a respectable rate in July on strong orders and
higher productions rates.
Institute for Supply Management said its manufacturing index
registered 62.0 in July, up from 61.1 in June. It was the 14th
consecutive monthly increase and was in line with the consensus
forecast of analysts.
index reading above 50 indicates expansion, while one below 50
indicates that manufacturing activity is contraction. The gauge has
been above 50 sine June of last year.
represents a good start for the third quarter, and the outlook continues
to be very encouraging as new orders and production accelerated
during the month," Norbert J. Ore, chairman of the institute's
survey committee, said in a statement accompanying the report.
the expansion continues, many manufacturers are once again
experiencing problems in meeting production schedules, maintaining
high quality products and satisfying customer requirements. It's
important the your company takes advantage of this opportunity to increase
their competitive edge.
Six Sigma” is all about
identifying and mastering the basics that can improve your
competitive edge. If your
company wants to eliminate shop floor chaos and end-of-the-month
scrambling and create a fun work environment, be sure to read this
week’s article and pass it along to those who could benefit from
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