The month of October showed the Chicago area manufacturing industry’s fastest expansion in a year. This article shows that major industries, such as automotive (with its longer lasting products) and large lifting equipment (which needs regular part replacement) have been key to the expansion.

From the consumer standpoint, lower gas costs and improved satisfaction have led to increased spending, further fueling growth in the manufacturing sector.

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