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Cautious Optimism Begins, Pessimism Declines on U.S. and Global Economies Among U.S. Industrial Manufacturers, According to PricewaterhouseCoopers' Q4 2009 Manufacturing Barometer
Date:1/28/2010

The projects that were put on hold during the recession that will most likely get the go ahead are in the areas of information technology (42 percent); new product/service introduction (38 percent); and geographic expansion (35 percent).

In terms of rehiring, 60 percent of those surveyed have no immediate plans to rehire workers laid off during the economic downturn. Eight percent have started the process of rehiring, while 24 percent have plans to do so in the near-term.

Overall, signs of recovery in terms of project restarts and rehiring are beginning to appear, but companies will proceed cautiously and conservatively in 2010, with an eye to the future.

About the Manufacturing Barometer

PricewaterhouseCoopers' Manufacturing Barometer is a quarterly survey based on interviews with 60 senior executives of large, multinational U.S. industrial manufacturing companies about their current business performance, the state of the economy and their expectations for growth over the next 12 months. This survey summarizes the results for Q4 2009 and was conducted from October 13, 2009 through January 12, 2010.  

To view the complete Manufacturing Barometer report, visit http://www.pwc.com/manufacturing-barometer. For information about other Barometer surveys, including recent economic trend data and topical issues, visit

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