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Manufacturing Automation: Report: Canadian manufacturing business conditions improved in December

Sustained increases in manufacturing workloads contributed to capacity pressures and another round of job creation.

January 7, 2021  by IHS Markit

Canadian manufacturers reported an overall improvement in business conditions during December, says the latest report from IHS Markit Canada.

The market information firm’s monthly survey indicated sharp expansions in new orders and output underpinned the latest growth.

Sustained increases in manufacturing workloads contributed to capacity pressures and another round of job creation. There were also widespread reports that supply chain pressures mounted in December, which were often linked to the restrictions imposed to curb the surge in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases.

Read more on Manufacturing Automation, one of Canadian Manufacturing‘s sister publications.


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