Apr 07, 2015

Manufacturing executives are more optimistic about the U.S. economy than at any point in nearly 10 years, according to the latest quarterly survey from PwC US.

The April 2015 Manufacturing Barometer — which interviewed 58 senior executives of large multinational U.S. industrial manufacturers — showed that 76 percent of survey respondents were optimistic about the national economy during the next 12 months, an increase of 8 percentage points from the previous poll and the highest level since the final quarter of 2005.

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