Monday, March 1, 2010

ISM Manufacturing Expands in February

Respondents are stating:

  • Depends on division, plant and market served." (Transportation Equipment)
  • "Current economy has killed new capital sales." (Machinery)
  • "Commodities are firming again." (Food, Beverage & Tobacco Products)
  • "First quarter orders up compared to prior two years!" (Fabricated Metal Products)
  • "...lead times for electronic parts are pushing out to 8 to 24 weeks." (Computer & Electronic Products)


Source: ISM