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January 4, 2016  

Manufacturing activity hits five-year record low in December: RBC

Decline reflects weaker output, new order and employment contributions.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
February 2, 2015  

RBC’s manufacturing PMI takes a tumble

January purchasing managers’ index drops to its lowest level in nearly two years.

News Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations
January 5, 2015  

RBC manufacturing PMI hits three-month low

Manufacturing conditions continued to improve, but at a slower pace as output and new orders rise at weaker rates.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
October 2, 2014  

Manufacturing business conditions improved in September: RBC

PMI survey indicates higher levels of output, new orders and employment across the sector.

News Manufacturing Economy General
September 2, 2014  

Manufacturing gains momentum in August: survey

RBC PMI indicates a “robust improvement” in operating conditions.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
July 2, 2014  

Manufacturing sector rebounds in June to highest level this year: RBC report

Numbers are in line with an improvement in economic growth to about a 2% pace during Q2.

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December 3, 2013  

Nov. manufacturing output grows at fastest pace since 2011: RBC PMI

Output increase buoyed by rise in new order volumes, job creation and subdued input price inflation.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
September 3, 2013  

Manufacturing expansion continues in August

Continued increases suggest that recent shocks to the economy have been mitigated by strength elsewhere.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Production
January 4, 2012  

Manufacturing is on an upswing

Manufacturing was on an upswing in December as Canadian small businesses gained confidence and manufacturers saw production and new orders rise.

News Business Operations Operations Technology
September 1, 2011  

Orders grow, production picks up the pace in August

The pace of new business picked up for Canadian manufacturers in August according to a new Canadian purchasing managers index report that follows a Statistics Canada’s latest GDP figures showing a contraction in the second quarter.