Manufacturers Outlook is Record High
U.S. manufacturers’ optimism is at an all-time high averaging 93.9% over the past four quarters, according to the National Association of Manufacturers Outlook (NAM) Survey. In the third quarter, 92.5% of survey respondents recorded a positive outlook. Optimism among small manufacturers rose from 89.5% the second quarter to 91.3% in the third quarter.
NAM is the largest manufacturing association in the U.S., representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector. See NAM