Stories tagged: factories
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 1, 2019, 6:13 p.m.
U.S. factory activity expanded at a slower rate in July for the fourth consecutive month as the Trump administration squares off with other countries on trade.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 2:33 p.m.
General Motors will cut up to 14,000 workers in North America and put five plants up for possible closure as it abandons many of its car models and restructures to …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 7:24 p.m.
U.S. factories grew at a slower pace in July, but American industry remains healthy despite growing concern about trade conflicts.
Thu., March 1, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
American manufacturers said they expanded in February at the fastest pace in nearly 14 years – gains driven in part by a jump in hiring.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 2, 2018, 7:17 p.m.
Factories across the globe warned they are finding it increasingly hard to keep up with demand, potentially forcing them to raise prices as the world economy looks set to enjoy …
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 10:42 a.m.
The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, said Wednesday that its manufacturing index dipped to 58.7 in October from a 13-year high 60.8 in September. Anything …
Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 9:33 a.m.
Orders at U.S. factories increased by 1.2 percent in August, driven by strong gains in aluminum and other metals, industrial machinery and autos.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 10:17 a.m.
Orders at U.S. factories tumbled in July, dragged down by a sharp fall in orders for civilian aircraft.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 11:29 a.m.
U.S. factories expanded again last month – a good sign for the economy. But pace of growth was down from June.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 7:52 a.m.
American factories grew at a slightly faster pace in May, another sign that manufacturing remains healthy.
UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 9:07 a.m.
America’s factories expanded less than forecast in April as measures of orders and employment pulled back, Institute for Supply Management data showed on Monday.
Mon., April 3, 2017, 7:31 a.m.
American factories expanded for the seventh straight month in March but at a slightly slower pace than they did in February.
Wed., March 1, 2017, 8:16 a.m.
American factories expanded last month at the fastest pace in more than two years. The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, said Wednesday that its manufacturing …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 10:51 a.m.
American factories expanded for the third straight month in November, another good sign for the American economy.
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 9:58 a.m.
U.S. manufacturing contracted last month for the first time since February, as new orders and output plummeted and factories cut jobs.
Thu., May 26, 2016, 1:36 p.m.
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rose in April by the most since January. But much of the strength came from a surge in the volatile category of …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 10:17 a.m.
U.S. factories cranked out more autos, furniture and food last month, boosting production by the most since July.
Mon., Feb. 1, 2016, 10:45 a.m.
Factory activity in the world’s two biggest economies – the United States and China – slowed in January, a discouraging trend for the global economy.