At a glance
Manufacturers are bracing for a slower growth environment.
Manufacturing Barometer: Business outlook report, January 2016
Highlights from this quarter’s report:
PwC's Manufacturing Barometer is a quarterly survey of US-based executives in large, multinational industrial manufacturing businesses. The survey captures participants' assessments of the direction of the US and world economies and their company's performance and expectations in such areas as revenue growth, margins, inventory, and costs. Other sections explore plans for investment, mergers and acquisitions, and hiring, as well as potential barriers to growth and much more.