“The ISM PMI Employment Index registered 56.9 percent, an increase of 0.4 percentage point compared to November’s reading of 56.5 percent. December’s employment reading is the highest since June 2011 when the Employment Index registered 59 percent.”- Bradley Holcomb, Institute for Supply Management.
Employment reading highest since June 2011. Really!
PMPA’s November 2013 Business Trends Report was similarly positive, with expectations for increased employment in our industry are positive and optimistic with 99% of respondents expecting it to remain the same or increase!
Why wouldn’t you be considering a career in Manufacturing?
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in December for the seventh consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 55th consecutive month according to ISM.