“With 91 companies responding, the PMPA Business Trends Index for March 2018 increased 14 points or 10.8% over
February to 143, the highest value for the Business Trends Index EVER! At 143, the index is up 11.2 points or 8.5%
above the five-year average for the March sales index of 131.8. ” – PMPA March 2018 Business Trends Report
Two of three months in 2018 have set new records for sales. Our industry is outperforming five year averages by wide margins- up 8.5% for March.
Prospects for employment remain high in our shops, even as the national figures tout “full employment.”
If you know someone that is underemployed, or unemployed, the prospects for great careers in our precision manufacturing shops have really never looked better.