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Business

US Manufacturing Is Powering Up, Regional Report Cards Show

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

America’s factories cranked it up in October, according to the latest regional manufacturing indexes.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
October 31, 2017
Business

Employment Costs Pick Up on Faster Wage Gains at Factories

A welder works on sides for refrigerated rail cars at the Gunderson Rail Car Plant in Portland, Ore. Natalie Behring/Bloomberg News

U.S. employment costs picked up in the third quarter from the previous three months, helped in part by faster wage gains in manufacturing, the Labor Department said Oct. 31.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
October 31, 2017
Government, Business, Equipment, Logistics

How Trump Getting His Way on NAFTA Would Reshape the Auto Sector

A robot moves a Ford Motor Co. F150 truck on the production line at the company's Dearborn Truck Assembly facility in Dearborn, Mich. Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg News

Mexico, Canada and the U.S. are at loggerheads after the latest round of NAFTA negotiations, with America’s neighbors rejecting hard-line proposals by the Trump administration that risk throwing automotive trade on the continent into disarray.

David Welch and Ryan Beene | Bloomberg News
October 18, 2017
Business

Manufacturing Output Rises as Impact From Hurricanes Fades

Stephen Morton/Bloomberg News

U.S. factory production rose last month for the first time since June, a sign the industry is starting to regain its footing after the damage from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Federal Reserve data showed Oct. 17.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
October 17, 2017
Business

Factory Output in Declines on Weaker Auto Production

Subaru Factory in Indiana Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

A slump in motor vehicle production pushed down U.S. factory output unexpectedly in July, Federal Reserve data showed Aug. 17.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
August 17, 2017
Business

Factory Gauge Continues to Signal Solid Expansion in July

Factory Workers JannHuizenga/iStock

American manufacturers turned in another solid month in July amid steady growth in production, orders and employment, according to figures from the Institute for Supply Management released Aug. 1.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
August 1, 2017
Business

Manufacturing Growth Cooled in July From One-Year High

Stephen Morton/Bloomberg News

U.S. manufacturing expanded in July, though at a slower pace, indicating gradual improvement that could help the economy emerge from a weak first half of the year.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
August 1, 2016
Business

Factory Production Falls More Than Expected on Vehicle Output

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Factory production fell more than forecast in May, reflecting declining output of vehicles and business equipment that show U.S. manufacturing is still hobbled by weak global demand.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
June 15, 2016
Business

Factory Output Increases for First Time in Three Months

Matthew Busch/Bloomberg News

U.S. manufacturing production rose in April for the first time in three months, indicating a respite for the industry after a one-year slump, a Federal Reserve report showed May 17.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
May 17, 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

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