ISM-Houston PMI Rises to 56.7 in June

ISM-Houston announced this morning that the Houston Purchasing Managers Index rose 2.5 points to 56.7 during June. Significant strengthening of the sales/new orders and lead times indices drove this improvement. A lower finished goods inventory index, an inverse indicator of economic strength, also indicated economic strengthening by falling further below neutral.

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Houston PMI at 54.2

ISM-Houston announced today that according to Houston area supply chain executives, overall economic activity in Houston continued to expand in May. The overall ISM-Houston PMI diffusion index fell modestly. Manufacturing activities have now expanded for two quarters and services activities have expanded for more than three.

Expansion Continues

Manufacturing and Services Activities Show Strength

ISM-Houston announced today that according to Houston area supply chain executives, overall economic activity in Houston continued to expand in April. The overall ISM-Houston PMI diffusion index fell modestly but remains well above neutral. Manufacturing activities expanded for the fifth month and services activities have expanded for the last nine months.

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Growth at Highest Level in Two Years

All ISM-Houston PMI Indices Point to Expansion

ISM-Houston announced today that according to Houston area supply chain executives, overall economic activity in Houston expanded significantly in March. The overall ISM-Houston PMI diffusion index is at its highest level since early 2019. Manufacturing activities expanded for the fourth month and services activities have expanded for the last eight months.

Click here to see the online version of the ISM-Houston Business Report and here to see the PDF version of the report.

Houston Economy Strengthens Further

Employment Starts to Return

ISM-Houston announced today that according to Houston area supply chain executives, overall economic activity in Houston expanded in February for the ninth month. Manufacturing activities expanded for the third month and services activities have now expanded for the last seven months.

Click here to see the online version of the ISM-Houston Business Report and here to see the PDF version of the report.

Economic Expansion Continues

ISM-Houston announced today that according to Houston area supply chain executives, overall economic activity in Houston expanded in January for the eighth month. Manufacturing activities expanded for the second month and services activities have now expanded for the last six months.

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Manufacturing Activities Return to Expansion

ISM-Houston announced today that according to Houston area supply chain executives, overall economic activity in Houston expanded in December for the seventh month. Manufacturing activities expanded for the first time since January. Services activities have now expanded for the last five months.

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Ross Harvison Speaks at SHEN Conference

Ross Harvison, Intuitivum Group Managing Partner and President of ISM-Houston, participated in a panel discussion on “Creating an Open Environment for Change” at the 15th Annual Shell Hispanic Employee Network (SHEN) Conference held recently in Houston. Other panelists included Michael Beckwith, Managing Counsel for Global Litigation at Shell, and Manuel Prieto, Associate Principal at McKinsey & Company.

You can find Ross’ prepared responses to questions by clicking here.

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