Navigation Links
Economic Growth Continues In 2014; Manufacturing Growth Expected in 2014; Revenue to Increase 4.4%; Capital Expenditures to Increase 8.0%; Capacity Utilization Currently at 80.3%; Non-Manufacturing Growth Projected in 2014; Revenue to Increase 3.6%;
Date:12/10/2013

Rental & Leasing; Construction; Retail Trade; Professional, Scientific & Technical Services; Management of Companies & Support Services; Wholesale Trade; Public Administration; Utilities; Finance & Insurance; Other Services; and Accommodation & Food Services.Business — Second Half 2014 vs. First Half 2014ManufacturingNon-ManufacturingPredicted

Dec 2013

Predicted

Dec 2013Better

43%

45%Same

49%

46%Worse

8%

9%Diffusion Index

67.5%

68%Note: A diffusion index above 50 percent would generally indicate an expectation of the second half of the coming year being better than the first half.

SPECIAL QUESTION: MOST IMPORTANT PROBLEMS FACING BUSINESS IN 2014Manufacturing
In response to a special question regarding the single most important problem their businesses face in planning for 2014, manufacturing respondents indicated the following:

  • Domestic Sales Growth (32%)
  • International Sales Growth (18%)
  • Healthcare Reform Uncertainty (14.6%)
  • Ongoing Government Shutdown and Debt Ceiling Concerns (13.5%)
  • Government Regulations (9.6%)
  • Healthcare Costs (8.4%)
  • Inflation (3.4%)
  • Taxes (0.6%).
  • Non-Manufacturing
    In response to a special question regarding the single most important problem their businesses face in planning for 2014, non-manufacturing respondents indicated the following:

  • Domestic Sales Growth (31.8%)
  • Government Regulations (18.9%)
  • Healthcare Cost (14.9%)
  • Healthcare Reform Uncertainty (14.9%)
  • Ongoing Government Shutdown and Debt Ceiling Concerns (8.1%)
  • Inflation (6.1%)
  • International Sales Growth (4.1%)
  • Taxes (1.4%).
  • SPECIAL QUESTION: SUPPLY CHAIN IMPROVEMENTS IN 2014Manufacturing
    We asked a second special question about what supply chain improvements respondents plan to
    '/>"/>

    SOURCE Institute for Supply Management
    Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
    All rights reserved

    Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32

    Related medicine technology :

    1. Upcoming Presentations on Global Market Access Issues and Trends in Health Economics and Outcomes Research at ISPOR 2012 by Novel Health Strategies
    2. Ingenuity Systems Named 2013 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer
    3. Brazilian Healthcare Industry Thrives in Favorable Socioeconomic Environment, Finds Frost & Sullivan
    4. Frost & Sullivan: Respirator Manufacturers to Develop Innovative Solutions to Overcome Economic Challenges in North America
    5. Boston Healthcare Expands Health Economics, Pricing, and Reimbursement Consulting Practice in Asia
    6. Philips transforms care to address the economic challenges faced by radiology departments and radiologists worldwide
    7. CVS Caremark CEO Addresses Economic Club of Pittsburgh on Reinventing Pharmacy for Better Health
    8. Precision Health Economics Adds Executive Sales And Marketing Leader
    9. CHPA Statement on PSE Economic Study By AEI Fellow Alex Brill
    10. Analysis In Health Economics Review Concludes Effective Medical Obesity Treatment Could Reduce Medicare Spending
    11. Organogenesis to Present Large Retrospective Comparative Effectiveness Analysis and Health Economic Data in Chronic Wound Healing at The Symposium on Advanced Wound Care and Wound Healing Society Meeting
    Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:
    (Date:10/22/2014)... SHANGHAI , Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... FMI ) and WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: ... Foundation Medicine,s comprehensive genomic profiling to biopharmaceutical companies conducting ... Under the terms of the collaboration, Foundation ... laboratory component of Foundation Medicine,s FoundationOne® assay at the ...
    (Date:10/20/2014)... , 20 de octubre de 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... el campo de la pulmonología intervencional, anunció hoy ... RENEW, casi 3 meses antes de lo programado. El ... exención de dispositivo de investigación (IDE) aprobada por ... el sistema de espiral de reducción de volumen ...
    (Date:10/20/2014)... 20, 2014  Luoxis Diagnostics, Inc., a subsidiary ... announced that its academic collaborators will present several ... for its novel RedoxSYS Diagnostic System, a first-in-class ... body in response to injury or illness.  A ... a clinical marker will be presented by ...
    Breaking Medicine Technology:Foundation Medicine and WuXi PharmaTech Announce Strategic Collaboration to Offer Best-in-Class Comprehensive Genomic Profiling in China 2Foundation Medicine and WuXi PharmaTech Announce Strategic Collaboration to Offer Best-in-Class Comprehensive Genomic Profiling in China 3Foundation Medicine and WuXi PharmaTech Announce Strategic Collaboration to Offer Best-in-Class Comprehensive Genomic Profiling in China 4Foundation Medicine and WuXi PharmaTech Announce Strategic Collaboration to Offer Best-in-Class Comprehensive Genomic Profiling in China 5PneumRx concluye inscripción en prueba fundamental RENEW 2PneumRx concluye inscripción en prueba fundamental RENEW 3Luoxis to Highlight RedoxSYS at Two Upcoming Scientific Conferences 2Luoxis to Highlight RedoxSYS at Two Upcoming Scientific Conferences 3Luoxis to Highlight RedoxSYS at Two Upcoming Scientific Conferences 4Luoxis to Highlight RedoxSYS at Two Upcoming Scientific Conferences 5
    ... 30, 2011 Roche announced today the opening of ... campus in Nutley, N.J. The Roche Center of Excellence ... safety studies, and Phase 1 and 2 clinical studies. ... process potent compounds into medicines for clinical trials. ...
    ... 30, 2011 ViroPharma Incorporated (NASDAQ: VPHM ... Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. (OTCBB: ILNS) to its clinical stage ... Friedreich,s Ataxia (FA), a rare, hereditary, progressive neurodegenerative disease. ... a naturally occurring, small molecule that has potent anti-oxidant ...
    Cached Medicine Technology:Roche Opens New Center of Excellence Facility 2ViroPharma Licenses Rights From Intellect Neurosciences for Product Candidate for Friedreich's Ataxia 2ViroPharma Licenses Rights From Intellect Neurosciences for Product Candidate for Friedreich's Ataxia 3ViroPharma Licenses Rights From Intellect Neurosciences for Product Candidate for Friedreich's Ataxia 4
    (Date:10/22/2014)... October 22, 2014 For Dr. Iris Hunter, ... money; it’s an extension of her life’s mission. Her extensive ... as the owner of FirstLight HomeCare, make it clear that ... to me that my work makes a difference in the ... entrepreneurial spirit, so after much research, I felt ready to ...
    (Date:10/22/2014)... October 22, 2014 Hay House is pleased ... Addiction and Upgrade Your Life (Paperback; $10.82) written by the ... & Recovery. This book is meant to help readers ... life of recovery. , Recovery 2.0 is not the ... Recovery 2.0 is a guide for what comes next. ...
    (Date:10/22/2014)... Losing Weight Your Body’s Way , In a world where ... it certainly can be difficult to choose the right weight ... by doing it the healthy way? Set aside the fads ... body, exercise regularly, and choose foods with the most nutritional ... need to exercise more and eat less. Despite the number ...
    (Date:10/22/2014)... Steven Reinberg HealthDay ... Infants who quickly add weight and length may be showing ... suggests. In adults, certain genes have been linked to ... proportionate gains in fat and lean muscle, the researchers said. ... heavier and taller. By ages 2 and 3, however, these ...
    (Date:10/22/2014)... Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Measures taken by ... in Ebola-ravaged Liberia may have limited the spread of ... report. The Firestone Natural Rubber Co. provides health ... residents of nearby densely populated communities. Between Aug. ... suspected Ebola cases among those 80,000 people. That incidence ...
    Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Dr. Iris Hunter to Host Grand Opening of FirstLight HomeCare Tomorrow 2Health News:Hay House Announces The Official Release of Recovery 2.0: Move Beyond Addiction and Upgrade Your Life 2Health News:Hay House Announces The Official Release of Recovery 2.0: Move Beyond Addiction and Upgrade Your Life 3Health News:ReductionGuruMD Presents Ways to Improve Your Weight Loss Results 2Health News:Tall, Heavy 1-Year-Olds May Be at Risk for Obesity Later, Study Finds 2Health News:Tire Company Sets Standard for Ebola Care in Liberia: CDC 2
    ... Women having children at older ages and the growing ... in the birth of twins: In 2009, one in every ... compared with one in every 53 in 1980. The ... at the 14th Congress of the International Society of Twin ...
    ... Computer scientists and biologists in the Data ... a rare collaboration between the two very different fields ... modern medicine. Their unique partnership has uncovered a new ... of human tissue to its corresponding biological function. The ...
    ... research team led by scientists from Singapore Immunology Network ... (A*STAR) discovered that a special class of fatty molecules ... immune cells. This study sheds light on how recognition ... infection, allergic reactions, autoimmune diseases and cancer. More importantly, ...
    ... -- Measles vaccines don,t increase the risk of febrile seizures ... study. Febrile seizures are brief, fever-related convulsions that are ... or other seizure disorders. The study, conducted by the ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, looked at data from ...
    ... 2, 2012)Scientists at Fox Chase Cancer Center have uncovered more ... makes new proteins can lead to blood and other cancers. ... Annual Meeting 2012 on Monday, April 2, may one day ... "These findings help explain how mutations in one class of ...
    ... research developments to reprogram scar tissue resulting from ... at the Frontiers in CardioVascular Biology (FCVB) 2012 meeting, held ... of Imperial College in London. In a keynote ... described as a "game changer" with the potential to revolutionise ...
    Cached Medicine News:Health News:Seeing double: 1 in 30 babies born in US is a twin 2Health News:From beaker to bits: Collaboration creates computational model of human tissue 2Health News:From beaker to bits: Collaboration creates computational model of human tissue 3Health News:From beaker to bits: Collaboration creates computational model of human tissue 4Health News:A*STAR scientists discover special class of natural fats stimulates immune cells to fight diseases 2Health News:Measles Vaccines Won't Raise Seizure Risk in Young Kids: Study 2Health News:Researchers uncover new clues to the development of blood and other cancers 2Health News:Transforming scar tissue into beating hearts: The next instalment 2Health News:Transforming scar tissue into beating hearts: The next instalment 3Health News:Transforming scar tissue into beating hearts: The next instalment 4
    ... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
    ... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
    ... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
    ... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
    Medicine Products: