Industrial production

Government, Business

Icy Weather Sends Industrial Production Down 2.2% in February

Dallas freeze Dallas is frozen on Feb. 16. (LM Otero/AP)

WASHINGTON — Severe winter weather pushed industrial production down a sharp 2.2% in February, reflecting a big decline in factory output.

Martin Crutsinger | Associated Press
March 16, 2021
Government, Business

Industrial Production Climbs 0.9% in January

Ford plant Ford production at its Kansas City Assembly Plant. (Ford via TCA)

WASHINGTON — American industry expanded for the fourth consecutive month in January, but it has yet to return to the level of activity that preceded the pandemic.

Paul Wiseman | Associated Press
February 17, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Industrial Production Growth Slows, Up 0.4% in August

Industrial production rose a modest 0.4% in August. Ford Motor line workers put together ventilators at the Ford Motor Rawsonville plant in Ypsilanti Township, Mich., in May. (Carlos Osorio/Associated Press)

U.S. industrial production slowed to a modest increase of 0.4% in August, far weaker than the strong bounceback recorded in previous months when factories were coming back to life.

Martin Crutsinger | Associated Press
September 15, 2020
Business, Equipment, Logistics

US Industrial Production Up 3%; Factory Output Rises 3.4%

Ford workers assemble ventilators in Michigan. Ford workers assemble ventilators at the Ford Rawsonville plant in Ypsilanti Township, Mich., on May 13. (Carlos Osorio/Associated Press)

American industry continued to regain ground lost in the coronavirus recession last month, but production remains well below where it was before the pandemic struck.

Paul Wiseman | Associated Press
August 14, 2020
Government, Business

US Industrial Output Surges by Most Since 1959 on Reopening

A worker welds a lawnmower frame. A worker welds a lawnmower frame. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

U.S. industrial production in June posted the largest monthly gain since 1959, indicating manufacturing is stirring to life after coronavirus-related shutdowns.

Olivia Rockeman | Bloomberg News
July 15, 2020

US Industrial Production Down 0.5% in April

Industrial Production A worker operates machinery in a factory. (Craig Warga/Bloomberg News)

WASHINGTON — U.S. industrial production fell in April, dragged by a big drop in factory output as production of autos and auto parts continued to slide.

Martin Crutsinger | Associated Press
May 15, 2019
Government, Business

Industrial Production Grew Modest 0.1% in October

Worker at Ford truck plant A worker installs trim on a 2018 Ford F-150 truck on the assembly line at a plant in Dearborn, Mich. (Carlos Osorio/AP)

WASHINGTON — U.S. industry expanded slightly in October, with manufacturing growth offsetting declines in mining and utility production.

November 16, 2018

Factory Output Increased 0.2% in June

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

U.S. factory production increased in June in line with analysts’ forecasts, as demand for natural resources, automobiles and machinery rebounded, Federal Reserve data showed July 14.

July 14, 2017

Industrial Production Jumps by Most Since May 2010

Ty Wright/Bloomberg News

Industrial production surged in November by the most since May 2010 as U.S. assembly lines churned out more consumer goods and business equipment, signaling manufacturing is bolstering economic growth.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
December 15, 2014

Industrial Output Falls in October

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Industrial production in the U.S. dropped in October, weighed down by declines at utilities, mines and automakers that signal manufacturing started the fourth quarter on soft footing.

November 17, 2014