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Manufacturing in US Expands at Fastest Pace Since August 2014

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Manufacturing expanded in February at the fastest pace since August 2014 as factory managers reported stronger orders and production.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
March 1, 2017
Business

Orders for Durable Goods in US Rebounded 1.8% in January

Ty Wright/Bloomberg News

Orders for U.S. durable goods rebounded in January, a sign companies remained upbeat at the start of the year.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
February 27, 2017
Business

Factory Production Rises for Fourth Time in Five Months

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

U.S. factory output increased in January for the fourth time in five months amid gains in machinery and chemicals, extending a gradual recovery in manufacturing.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
February 15, 2017
Business

Cardinal to Expand Truck Scale Plant

Cardinal Scale Manufacturing Co.

An expansion of the plant at Cardinal Scale Manufacturing Co. is on schedule, a company official said.

Jordan Larimore | The Joplin (Mo.) Globe
February 14, 2017
Business

Manufacturing Accelerates for a Fifth Straight Month

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Manufacturing growth accelerated in January for a fifth consecutive month on stronger orders and production that signal America’s factories are rebounding.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
February 1, 2017
Business

Factory Activity in Upper Midwest Jumped in January

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

A measure of factory activity in the U.S. upper Midwest jumped in January, marking a third straight month of manufacturing growth in the region, a private survey released Jan. 31 showed.

Richard Leong | Reuters
January 31, 2017
Business

Factory Goods Orders Fall, But Trend Points to Recovery

Randall Hill/Reuters

New orders for U.S.-made goods fell in November, weighed down by a plunge in the volatile civilian aircraft category, but the underlying trend suggested manufacturing is gradually firming.

Lucia Mutikani | Reuters
January 6, 2017
Business

That Bubbling Sound Coming From US Factories May Be Inflation

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Champagne wasn’t the only thing bubbling at the start of 2017 for U.S. manufacturers: So was inflation, a potential warning sign in an otherwise broadly positive report on American factories.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
January 3, 2017
Business

Manufacturing in US Expands at Fastest Pace in Two Years

American manufacturing expanded in December at the fastest pace in two years, reflecting firmer output and the biggest pickup in orders growth since August 2009.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
January 3, 2017
Business

Factory Production Drops for First Time in Three Months

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

U.S. factory output dropped in November for the first time in three months, showing an anemic recovery in manufacturing after an extended slowdown.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
December 14, 2016

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