There are over 190,000 manufacturing businesses across the United States with fewer than 20 employees. The Xometry Small Manufacturing Index (SMI) highlights the outlook of those manufacturers on a quarterly basis.
The August 2017 SMI showed more year-over-year and month-over-month growth optimism for small to mid-size manufacturers than April 2017.
Compared to this same month last year, how would you rate your anticipated business this month?
Compared to last month, how would you rate your anticipated business this month?