Growing Optimism in Manufacturing as US Execs See Growth Ahead

Most manufacturing leaders in latest Business Optimism Index from Grant Thornton see their own firms growing, half plan to increase hiring in next six months


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Chicago — December 29, 2010 — Grant Thornton



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  All Manufacturing
Believe U.S. economy will improve 47%  49%
Believe U.S. economy will get worse 10% 5%
Very or somewhat optimistic about own business 79% 81%
Very or somewhat pessimistic about own business 21% 19%
Plan to increase staff 43% 49%
Plan to decrease staff 15% 13%


Are you concerned about a double-dip recession?
  All Manufacturing
  Yes 52% 49%
  No 48% 51%




www.GrantThornton.com/BOI

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