GBI Snapshot - Plastics Technology

According to Gardner’s survey data, smaller firms have reported slower growth in production activity during 2019 relative to larger firms with over 100 employees.

According to Gardner’s survey data, smaller firms have reported slower growth in production activity during 2019, relative to larger firms with over 100 employees. In July, firms of all sizes reported contracting production activity for the first time in three years*. To learn more about customized business activity data sent to you monthly, email contact@gardnerweb.com and ask about subscribing to the Gardner Business Index.

 

*Excludes December month results due to seasonal influences which can lower production.

 

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