#ECONOMICS

Metalworking Index Signals Slowing Expansion in November 2020

The Gardner Business Index: Metalwork fell to 50.2 in November 2020, indicating that while growth has continued, it is slowing and could turn to another contraction.
#economics

GBI Metalworking Index Reports First Expansion Under COVID

The GBI: Metalworking has reported its first month of expansion since the COVID-19 pandemic began restricting economic activity in America.
#economics

Metalworking Index Posts ‘No-Change’ Month in September

Metalworking posted a ‘no-change’ (reading of 50.0) month in September thanks to expanding production and new orders activity for the first time since COVID-19 began disrupting the global economy.
#economics

Metalworking Index Contraction Slows for Fourth Straight Month

Index components continue to move toward 50, led by production and new orders
#economics

Metalworking Business Activity Reports Additional Slowing Contraction

July data extends the slowing contraction trend initially reported in May.
#economics

All Metalworking Metrics Continue Trend of Slowing Decline

The metalworking industry index signals decelerating contraction for a second consecutive month. 
#economics #covid-19

Metalworking Index Moves Closer to "Normal" for First Time During COVID-19 Crisis

Index signals decelerating contraction as new orders and production readings move higher.
#economics #covid-19

Metalworking Activity Contracts Further as Coronavirus Disruption Continues

Index sets back-to-back all-time lows stemming from extended COVID-19 turbulence.
#economics #covid-19

Metalworking Activity Collapses as Coronavirus Forces Broad Economic Contraction

The reading hits a record low as new orders contract, exports shrink and unemployment soars.
#economics #covid-19

February Metalworking Index and the Impact of the Coronavirus

As efforts to counter COVID-19 affect the global supply chain, Gardner Intelligence is carefully tracking their potential impact on the industry.
#covid-19 #economics

Metalworking Index Turns Expansionary After 6-Month Slump

Index to report first expansion since May, driven by production and new orders.
#economics

Metalworking Index Improves, Led by Supplier Deliveries

All components end 2019 reporting higher readings than the previous month.
#economics

Mild Metalworking Index Contracts, Led By Drop in Backlogs

The November Metalworking Businesses Index falls further as new orders, production contract.
#economics

Mild Metalworking Index Contraction Extended

The Index posts mild contraction despite growing new orders.
#economics

August Metalworking Index Improves Month Over Month

Index sees modest rebound after July lows.
#economics

July Metalworking Index Cools on New Orders and Backlog

Leading components of the index experience rapid change.
#economics

June 2019 Metalworking Index Advances

Expanding activity in production leads Index growth.
#economics

While Slowing, Metalworking Index Still in Growth Mode

Supplier deliveries, production, employment and new orders supporting the industry.
#economics

Metalworking Index Continues Modest Growth Trend

Index posts identical readings over three-month period.
#economics

Gardner Business Index: Metalworking Extends Its Consistent Growth Pattern

The metalworking index records the fourth month of very consistent expansion.
#economics