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04/24/2014 - 04/25/2014
Litchfield Park, Arizona
04/24/2014 - 04/25/2014
Litchfield Park, Arizona


Manufacturing Outlook Blog

Donald A. Norman, Ph.D.
Council Director and Senior Economist
Manufacturing activity grew at a slow pace last year and the recovery has not been entirely smooth. MAPI’s latest survey on the Business Outlook, however, reflects growing confidence that the recovery is on the right path and that the expansion of activity will continue. The survey results reflect the views of 57 senior financial executives.The...
Cliff Waldman
Council Director and Senior Economist
Weather volatility aside, this morning’s report on industrial production suggests that U.S. manufacturing is maintaining its path of moderate growth. The Federal Reserve reported that total industrial production (consisting of manufacturing, mining, and utilities) grew by 0.7% during March. Manufacturing, which accounts for the lion’s share of...

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Council Spotlight

  • Director: Leslie D. Miller
    Next Meeting:
    05/01/2014 - 05/02/2014
    Leading Topics:

    Talent Recruitment, Development, and Retention
    Succession Planning