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Mexico Manufacturing Improves Slightly in October

The seasonally adjusted IHS Markit Mexico Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) in October rose 0.7 points from September to 49.3, though still in contraction.  Supply-chain issues led to higher input costs, decreased production and near-record long supply delivery times, but business sentiment reached a 42-month high with manufacturers expecting that the pandemic will end and

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Industry Snapshot Available to Members

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TFL Shipments Report Available to Members

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OSHA Releases Top Ten Workplace Violations for FY 2020

This week, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released the top ten cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2020, which runs from October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.  The top three standards violations were fall protection, hazard communication and respiratory protection. Many of the following FY2020 violations have appeared on similar lists

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August Furniture Orders Down

U.S. residential furniture factory orders in August dropped 14% from the comparable month in 2020 but were up 30% from the same month in pre-Covid 2019. Year-to-date orders rose 29% over the first eight months of 2020 and 35% over 2019, with 82% of participants reporting increases. Furniture shipments grew 10% over August 2020 and

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RV Shipments Continue to Break Records

The RV Industry Association’s monthly survey of U.S. manufacturers reported that shipments reached another record at 55,014 units, jumping 32.2% over the comparable month in 2020 and breaking the previous high set in March.  The third quarter broke the second quarter record of 151,760, with 152,370 shipped. The year-to-date total was 452,637 RVs shipped, 50.8%

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Mexico Manufacturing Improves Slightly in October

The seasonally adjusted IHS Markit Mexico Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) in October rose 0.7 points from September to 49.3, though still in contraction.  Supply-chain issues led to higher input costs, decreased production and near-record long supply delivery times, but business sentiment reached a 42-month high with manufacturers expecting that the pandemic will end and

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Industry Snapshot Available to Members

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TFL Shipments Report Available to Members

This content is restricted and requires a login to view. CPA launched a new website in August 2021 so your previous password will not work.  If you’ve requested a new password and did not receive one, please check your spam folder and also make sure the following domain is “whitelisted” as a safe sender: weblinkinternational.com. 

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OSHA Releases Top Ten Workplace Violations for FY 2020

This week, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released the top ten cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2020, which runs from October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.  The top three standards violations were fall protection, hazard communication and respiratory protection. Many of the following FY2020 violations have appeared on similar lists

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August Furniture Orders Down

U.S. residential furniture factory orders in August dropped 14% from the comparable month in 2020 but were up 30% from the same month in pre-Covid 2019. Year-to-date orders rose 29% over the first eight months of 2020 and 35% over 2019, with 82% of participants reporting increases. Furniture shipments grew 10% over August 2020 and

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RV Shipments Continue to Break Records

The RV Industry Association’s monthly survey of U.S. manufacturers reported that shipments reached another record at 55,014 units, jumping 32.2% over the comparable month in 2020 and breaking the previous high set in March.  The third quarter broke the second quarter record of 151,760, with 152,370 shipped. The year-to-date total was 452,637 RVs shipped, 50.8%

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