Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #550

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- 2 Feb 2012 ( #550 )
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Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
It hasn't been often that we've started a month with positive economic news, but the major markets have entered February in growth mode. Latest reports from Wall Street say the market has been encouraged by optimism in recent manufacturing data which raises prospects for economic improvement. The Institute for Supply Management's manufacturing index shows that factories continue to raise output in the US while the Commerce Department reports the fifth straight month of rising construction spending.
So, buoyed by the market gains, happy February.
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IntraLogisteX, the intralogistics show of the year, returns on 28th & 29th March 2023 at the NEC Birmingham.

Fact of the week

From 1912 to 1948, gold, silver and bronze medals were awarded for literature, architecture, sculpture, painting, and music as part of the modern Olympic Games. Art works were required to be inspired by athletic endeavors. After heated debate about their place in the games, the art events were eventually removed. The 151 medals awarded were officially stricken from the Olympic record.
IntraLogisteX, the intralogistics show of the year, returns on 28th & 29th March 2023 at the NEC Birmingham.
Safety in operations is gaining increasing attention these days. Potential risks associated specifically with warehouses and production areas are becoming especially apparent at times when goods handling is extremely busy. However, the growing portfolio of safety solutions from Linde Material Handling (MH) can assist.

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Fact of the week

From 1912 to 1948, gold, silver and bronze medals were awarded for literature, architecture, sculpture, painting, and music as part of the modern Olympic Games. Art works were required to be inspired by athletic endeavors. After heated debate about their place in the games, the art events were eventually removed. The 151 medals awarded were officially stricken from the Olympic record.
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