Surveys show work is steady for moldmakers, but owners are concerned


With just over 90 members responding (42% response rate) to the Fall Business Forecast Survey from the American Mold Builders Association, it is apparent that current business conditions continue to be strong. Current business conditions are “Good” for 57% of the respondents and “Excellent” for 23%.

Optimism is evident in the comments given by some of the respondents: “Longest backlog in 10 years,” commented one respondent. Another respondent concurred, “We have an all-time high record backlog that is still growing."

“Having our 2nd positive year in a row,” said another, adding, “Sales and profits are up over last year, and last year was an improvement of the prior year.” ...
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