Signs of growth for region’s manufacturing sector, but pessimism remains

Southeastern Wisconsin’s manufacturing sector showed signs of growth for the first time in several months in January, but pessimism remains about the outlook for business conditions, according to the latest Marquette-ISM Report on Manufacturing. The report’s Milwaukee-area PMI came in at 50.24 in January. A reading above 50 suggests the region’s manufacturing sector is expanding.

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Arthur covers banking and finance and the economy at BizTimes while also leading special projects as an associate editor. He also spent five years covering manufacturing at BizTimes. He previously was managing editor at The Waukesha Freeman. He is a graduate of Carroll University and did graduate coursework at Marquette. A native of southeastern Wisconsin, he is also a nationally certified gymnastics judge and enjoys golf on the weekends.

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