manufacturing

Business

Component Shortages Grow; OEMs Report Supply Problems

Shortages of components for new heavy-duty trucks are growing, leading vehicle manufacturers to cut back their sales forecasts as their backlog of truck orders continues to mount, executives said.

August 1, 2011
Business

Three Truck Makers’ Profits, Revenue Soar

Three of the world’s largest heavy-duty truck makers reported significant increases in profits and revenue for the three months ended June 30, with North American results playing a large role in all cases.

August 1, 2011
Business

Chicago Manufacturing Activity Falls

Manufacturing activity in the Chicago area fell in July, the Institute for Supply Management-Chicago said Friday.

July 29, 2011
Business

Philadelphia Manufacturing Index Rebounds

Manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia region increased in July, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said Thursday.

July 21, 2011
Business

June Class 8 Truck Orders Top 20,000 for Eighth Straight Month

Truck manufacturers received more than 20,000 orders for new Class 8 vehicles in June in North America, the eighth consecutive month above that level and 33% higher than June 2010, two market research firms reported.

July 11, 2011
Business

Chicago Manufacturing Activity Rises

Manufacturing activity in the Chicago area rose in June, the Institute for Supply Management-Chicago said Thursday.

June 30, 2011
Business

Chicago Manufacturing Activity Falls

Manufacturing activity in the Chicago area fell in May, the Institute for Supply Management-Chicago said Tuesday.  

May 31, 2011
Business, Equipment

Philadelphia Manufacturing Index Slows

Manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia region slowed in May, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said Thursday.

May 19, 2011
Business

Industrial Production Unchanged in April

Industrial production was unchanged in April, reflecting a drop in automobile output, the Federal Reserve said Tuesday.

May 17, 2011
Business

ISM Manufacturing Index Expands at Fastest Pace in Seven Months

U.S. manufacturing activity rose at the fastest pace in seven months in December, the Institute for Supply Management said.

January 4, 2011

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