FASTENER DISTRIBUTOR INDEX (FDI) | FEBRUARY 2021

The FDI rose to a robust 66.1 after January’s already strong 57.7, seasonally adjusted. The Forward Looking Indicator (FLI) surged to a new all-time high of 73.9, despite extreme concerns over supply chain and pricing issues, the 9th consecutive month of positive outlook. Note: Like the ISM Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), the FDI is a weighted diffusion index, where a … Continue reading FASTENER DISTRIBUTOR INDEX (FDI) | FEBRUARY 2021