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Industry News | April 13, 2012
New Study on Sales Taxes in Major Urban Areas   

"Many factors influence business location and investment decisions, but sales taxes are something within policymakers’ control that can have... More>>


Industry News | April 13, 2012
EPA Releases List of Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings in the United States    

Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco rank in top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, protecting health,... More>>


Industry News | April 12, 2012
Annual report: Wind Power Bringing Innovation, Manufacturing Back to American Industry    

Stable policy leads to jobs and affordable electricity; Uncertain future impedes progress More>>


Industry News | April 11, 2012
Construction Employment Rises in 30 States and D.C. While 29 States and D.C. Add Jobs   

Pennsylvania adds the most construction jobs and North Dakota adds the highest percentage year-over-year while Florida experiences largest decline... More>>


Industry News | April 11, 2012
Year-Over-Year Gains in Private Construction Outweigh Public Sector Cuts    

Private nonresidential spending had an especially strong year-over-year gain, rising 14 percent from February 2011 to February 2012, More>>


Industry News | April 11, 2012
Global Semiconductor Sales Post $22.9 Billion    

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, announced that worldwide... More>>


Industry News | April 9, 2012
NFIB Jobs Statement: Job Creation Shows Mixed Signals   

“March came in like a lion on the job-front, but went out tempered by future job growth indicators. Overall, the March survey anticipates some... More>>


Industry News | April 9, 2012
Q2 Economic Outlook Report: Steady but Slower Growth in Equipment Investment As High Oil Prices Drag Down Multiple Positive Trends    

The report is focused on the $628 billion industry and forecasts equipment investment and capital spending in the United States, and evaluates the... More>>


Industry News | April 9, 2012
March 2012 Manufacturing ISM Report On Business®   

New Orders, Production and Employment Growing, Supplier Deliveries Faster, Inventories Unchanged More>>


Industry News | April 9, 2012
March 2012 Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business   

Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew in March for the 27th consecutive month, say the nation's purchasing and supply executives in... More>>