The GBI: Composites Fabricating closed March flat, losing 1.3 of the 3.1 points gained in February.
Director of Market Research
The GBI: Composites Fabricating closed November up nearly two points, registering expanding activity versus October’s close call with contraction.
The GBI: Composites Fabricating in October continued its deceleration trend, though it fared better than most of the manufacturing industry.
The GBI: Composites Fabricating closed September on the verge of “flat,” a reading the Index has not seen in two years.
The GBI: Composites Fabricating ended August with slowed expansion but managed to stay above water, with all component indices continuing to show slowed rates of growth.
The Composites Fabricating Index continues to experience slowed growth in a majority of its components, inching closer to a reading of “50.”
As in May, a majority of the components in the Gardner Business Index (GBI): Composites Fabricating continue movement into slowed expansionary growth.