factory output

Government, Business

US Industrial Production, Factory Output Climb in May

A supervisor at a packaging company in Jackson, Miss., loads up a finishing machine. (Rogelio V. Solis/Associated Press) A supervisor at a packaging company in Jackson, Miss., loads up a finishing machine. (Rogelio V. Solis/Associated Press)

Surging output of cars, trucks and auto parts pulled U.S. factory production up 0.9% in May.

June 15, 2021
Government, Business

US Factory Output Rises More Than Forecast on Auto Production

Workers making ventilators Carlos Osorio/Associated Press

U.S. manufacturing output rose by more than forecast in November thanks to a boost in auto production, helping factories continue to rebound toward their pre-pandemic capacity and strength.

Reade Pickert | Bloomberg News
December 15, 2020
Government, Business

US Factory Output Declines by Most Since April Due to GM Strike

GM worker in Flint, Mich. A GM worker on the chassis line in Flint, Mich., in June. (Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP)

U.S. manufacturing output slumped in October by the most in six months as an auto workers strike at General Motors Co. curtailed vehicle production and the trade war continued to weigh on other factories.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
November 15, 2019
Government, Business

Factory Output Rises More Than Forecast in Broad Gain

Factory Worker Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

U.S. factory output increased in August by more than forecast in a broad advance that signals manufacturing may be starting to stabilize.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
September 17, 2019
Government, Business

Factory Index Falls to Nine-Year Low

Factory Worker Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

A gauge of U.S. factories fell in June to the lowest since late 2009 and hovered just above the threshold between expansion and contraction, the latest signal that the American industrial sector is losing momentum amid rising uncertainty.

Alex Tanzi | Bloomberg News
June 21, 2019
Government, Business

Factory Gauge Falls to Two-Year Low as Orders Cool

Factory Worker Getty Images

A gauge of U.S. factories fell in April to the weakest level since late 2016, signaling that manufacturing headwinds extended into the second quarter as companies continue to confront uncertainty about trade.

May 1, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

Factory Gauge Rises From Two-Year Low on Employment Gains

Factory Worker Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

A gauge of U.S. factories topped estimates in March, rising from a two-year low on strength in employment and orders and signaling stabilization after a rocky few months.

Jeff Kearns | Bloomberg News
April 1, 2019
Government, Business, Technology

Global Factory Slump Adds to 2019 Central Bank Challenges

Factory Manufacturing SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg News

Manufacturing gauges across the world’s largest economies stumbled at the end of last year, starting 2019 with fresh challenges for global growth and central banks.

January 2, 2019
Business

US Factories Grew at Slower Pace in September

Man working in factory Rogelio V. Solis/Associated Press

WASHINGTON — U.S. factories grew at a slower pace in September as manufacturers continued to cope with supply disruptions stemming from trade disputes with China, Europe, Mexico and Canada.

Marcy Gordon | AP Business Writer
October 1, 2018
Government, Business

Gains Among Automakers Help Spur Factory Production in August

Car factory in Tennessee Erik Schelzig/Associated Press

U.S. factory production rose in August amid broad-based gains that included automakers, providing support for economic growth this quarter, Federal Reserve data showed Sept. 14.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
September 14, 2018

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