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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
Business

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
Business

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
Business

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
Business

Factory Production Rises on Record Vehicle Assembly

Tim Boyle/Bloomberg News

Factory production rose more than economists forecast in July on record automobile assembly, indicating American manufacturing is regaining its footing after a slowdown.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
August 14, 2015
Business

Factory Orders Rebound on Strong Demand for Transportation Equipment

Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

New orders for U.S. factory goods rebounded strongly in June on robust demand for transportation equipment and other goods, a hopeful sign for the struggling manufacturing sector.

Lucia Mutikani | Reuters
August 4, 2015
Business

Factory Orders Fall on Weak Demand for Transportation Equipment

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

New orders for U.S. factory goods fell more than expected in May on weak demand for transportation and electrical equipment, a sign that manufacturing remained mired in a soft patch.

July 6, 2015
Business

General Motors to Re-Enter US Medium-Duty Market

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General Motors Co. plans to return to the U.S. medium-duty truck market in 2016 through a manufacturing agreement with Isuzu Motors Ltd.

June 15, 2015
Business

Factory Production Drops on Energy Pullback

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Factory production unexpectedly declined in May as the slump in energy output deepened.

June 15, 2015
Business

Factories Expand as Orders Grow at Fastest Pace in Five Months

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Manufacturing expanded more than forecast in May as orders grew at the fastest pace in five months, indicating the industry is starting to emerge from a first-quarter slump.

June 1, 2015

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