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Factory Orders Rise for Fourth Straight Month

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

New orders for U.S.-made goods increased for a fourth straight month in March and orders for capital equipment were stronger than previously reported, pointing to a sustained recovery in the manufacturing sector.

Lucia Mutikani | Reuters
May 4, 2017
Business

Factory Output Falls Most Since August Amid Drop in Autos

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Output at U.S. manufacturers fell in March by the most since August as production of automobiles and parts and business equipment declined, Federal Reserve data showed April 18.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
April 18, 2017
Business

Manufacturing Production in Rises for Sixth Straight Month

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Output at U.S. manufacturers rose in February for a sixth consecutive month, underscoring a sustained rebound in the industry.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
March 17, 2017
Business

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

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

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