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Growth pace slows for industrial supply index

The February ISA Economic Indicator Report (EIR) from the Industrial Supply Association indicated that growth slowed in January for both manufacturers and distributors. The ISA Manufacturer Index decreased from 61.3 in December to 58.9 in January, while the ISA Distributor Index fell from 66.6 in December to 57.8. “While both Indexes decreased for the month, […]

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Industrial supply distributors and manufacturers see growth in September

The October ISA Economic Indicator Report (EIR) from the Industrial Supply Association showed that business expanded at a faster pace in September than in August. “The ISA Distributor Index increased from 65.1 in August to 76.8 in September, while the ISA Manufacturer Index improved from 59.0 in August to 60.5 the previous month,” said Bryon […]

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ISA Manufacturer Index up, Distributor Index down

Economic expansion continued for members of the Industrial Supply Association, according to the August ISA Economic Indicator Report (EIR). However, the Manufacturer and Distributor Indexes moved in opposite directions for the third straight month. “The ISA Manufacturer Index rose from 61.5% in June to 61.8% in July, while the Distributor Index decreased from 68.6% in June […]

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ISA Manufacturer Index up while Distributor Index falls

The Manufacturer and Distributor Indexes moved in opposite directions for the second straight month, according to the July ISA Economic Indicator Report (EIR) from the Industrial Supply Association. ISA is a Philadelphia-based association for members of the maintenance, repair, operations and production (MROP) supply chain, representing nearly 1,000 companies worldwide. The ISA Manufacturer Index rose from […]

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ISA Economic Indicator shows slower pace of growth

The monthly Economic Indicator Report (EIR) from the Industrial Supply Association shows that the pace of growth for ISA members slowed compared to last month but that the index has remained in positive territory for eleven straight months. Click here for the complete report. The ISA Manufacturer Index declined from 66.7% in October to 62.0% in […]

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ISA Economic Indicator Index increases in October

The monthly Economic Indicator Index (EIR) from the Industrial Supply Association continued its upward trajectory for 2013. The ISA Manufacturers Index increased from 61.7% in September to 66.7% in October. The Distributors Index rose from 64.8% in September to 70.9% in October. For each index, a reading above 50% indicates expansion, while a reading below […]

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Industrial Supply Association’s Economic Indicator Index dips

The monthly Economic Indicator Report from the Industrial Supply Association dipped in August following a large increase in July. The ISA Manufacturers Index decreased from 63.5% in July to 61.6% while the Distributor Index decreased from 62.0% to 58.6%. For each index, a reading above 50% indicates expansion while a reading below 50% indicates contraction. ISA is a […]

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ISA Economic Indicator Index rises

The monthly Economic Indicator Report (EIR) from the Industrial Supply Association increased in July after having decreased the previous month. The ISA Manufacturers Index rose 55.9% in June to 63.5% in July, while the Distributor Index increased from 61.2% in June to 62.0%. For each index, a reading above 50% indicates expansion, while a reading […]

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ISA Economic Indicator Index slows

The monthly Economic Indicator Report (EIR) from the Industrial Supply Association fell in June from the previous month, but remained in positive territory. The ISA Manufacturers Index decreased from 58.8% in May to 55.9% in June, while the Distributor Index fell from 65.1% in May to 61.2% in June. For each index, a reading above […]

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ISA Economic Indicator Report bounces back in January

The monthly Economic Indicator Report (EIR) from the Industrial Supply Association bounced back in January after falling below 50 to end 2012. Based in Philadelphia, the ISA is an association for members of the maintenance, repair, operations and production supply chain, representing nearly 1,000 companies worldwide. At 62.6%, the ISA Manufacturers Index exhibited a strong […]

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