Manufacturing Recession Might Be Over, Goldman Sachs Says

Luke Sharett/Bloomberg News

Goldman Sachs projects that the ISM Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index will break above 50, the level that separates contraction and expansion, in its March reading that is due out on April 1.

Luke Kawa | Bloomberg News
March 29, 2016

Factory Production Rises in February for Second Month

Greenbrier Companies Inc.

Factory production rose in February for a second month, boosted by demand for business equipment and indicating U.S. manufacturing may be starting to stabilize.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
March 16, 2016

Express Freight Finance Starts Nationwide Factoring Service

Express Freight Finance has launched nationwide freight-bill factoring services for fleets, owner-operators, and freight brokers.

March 8, 2016

Manufacturing Begins to Steady as New Orders Expand

Bradley C. Bower/Bloomberg News

Factory activity in February shrank less than forecast as gains in new orders and production provided signs that the beleaguered industry soon could stabilize.

March 1, 2016
Business, Government

Lawmakers Celebrate FAST Act, Say More Funding Still Needed

AASHTO transportation TV

WASHINGTON — Congressional and state transportation leaders were patting one another’s back at a briefing here for their work twisting arms and shepherding passage of a $305 billion “historic” long-term highway bill known as the FAST Act.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
February 29, 2016

Manufacturing Output Rises by Most Since July 2015

Ty Wright/Bloomberg News

U.S. manufacturing output rose in January by the most since July 2015, a sign the industry was starting to stabilize at the beginning of the year.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
February 17, 2016

US Manufacturing Contracts in January for a Fourth Month

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Manufacturing in the United States shrank in January for a fourth consecutive month as businesses cut staffing plans. Growth resumed in new orders and production, indicating some stabilization in the industry.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
February 1, 2016

Factory Production Declines for Second Month

Meg Roussos/Bloomberg News

Factory production declined in December for a second month as a stronger dollar and softer U.S. and global growth pinch manufacturers.

January 15, 2016

Manufacturing Contracts at Fastest Pace in Six Years

Tim Boyle/Bloomberg News

Manufacturing in the United States contracted in December at the fastest pace in more than six years as factories, hobbled by sluggish global growth, cut staff at the end of 2015.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
January 4, 2016

Factory Production Stagnates on Less Output of Durables

Ron Antonelli/Bloomberg News

Manufacturing stagnated in November, held back by less production of durable goods such as automobiles and metals that reflects weak global demand.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
December 16, 2015