Ingenuity Seen Leading Manufacturers and Industrial Companies out of Recession

Organizations are taking control of own futures, looking for new markets, new channels to drive growth in unsteady market, ThomasNet Industry Market Barometer finds

New York — October 14, 2009 — Despite challenges that are out of their control, from the global economic downturn to the fallout of customers closing doors, professionals from manufacturing and industrial companies are not only optimistic about their ability to ride through the recent economic slowdown, but even expect to grow in 2009 as the economy shows signs of a rebound, a new national survey from ThomasNet shows.