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Industrial Production

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  • Manufacturing sector expands at fastest pace since 2011, report says

    Manufacturing sector expands at fastest pace since 2011, report says
    WASHINGTON -- According to one report, the manufacturing sector expanded in September at its fastest pace since early 2011, an indication that economic growth is picking up in the second half of the year. The Institute for Supply Management's closely...
  • Candidates for governor pledge tax cuts for business

    Candidates for governor pledge tax cuts for business
    Several candidates for governor — a Democrat and three Republicans — said Friday that they would cut taxes to improve Maryland's business image and revive its ailing manufacturing sector. The three Republican candidates and Democratic...
  • Easy festive additions to your Cinco de Mayo table

    ¡Feliz Cinco de Mayo! The May 5th celebration of the 1862 Battle of Puebla, a key turning point in Mexico's battle for independence from France, is actually celebrated more widely in the United States than in Mexico. Nowadays, it's an opportunity for...
  • Ignoring the real while fighting the imaginary

    It should've been the shot heard around the world. Chances are, you didn't hear it. An ominous sort of history was made last week near Austin, Texas, but it seems to have largely escaped notice. There was some media coverage, yes, but less than, say,...
  • Unlike previous years, new iPhones slow to sell out

    Unlike previous years, new iPhones slow to sell out
    Did you forget to pre-order the iPhone 5c last night? Don't fret -- there seems to be plenty left on Apple's website. Preorders kicked off Friday for the iPhone 5c, one of two new iPhones Apple announced earlier this week. The iPhone 5c comes in five...
  • Retiree Hard At Work Creating Jobs

    Retiree Hard At Work Creating Jobs
    The final votes are tallied and at last it's time to stop talking and start creating jobs. The self-proclaimed job creators who ran for office did create jobs — especially during their campaigns — but those jobs were temporary. Now that the...
  • PASSINGS: George A. Roberts

    . George A. Roberts Helped transform Teledyne Corp. George A. Roberts, 93, who was a pioneer in the field of steel manufacturing and helped turn the Southern California-based Teledyne Corp. into a Fortune 500 firm, died Feb. 15 of heart failure at a...
  • Toxic flame retardant may get a reprieve

    Toxic flame retardant may get a reprieve
    For a class of troublesome flame retardants, this appeared to be the end of an era. After years of study, scientists in the U.S. and Europe had reached an alarming conclusion: Flame retardants called polybrominated diphenyl ethers, or PBDEs, build up...
  • How To Build A Jet Engine? Press 'Print' Button

    EAST HARTFORD — For decades, aerospace manufacturers like Pratt & Whitney have fabricated engine parts by tooling, lathing, milling and forging. Now, they're printing. Unlike that laser printer in your office, there is no toner, no paper and...
  • Durable goods orders rose more than forecast in June

    Durable goods orders rose more than forecast in June
    WASHINGTON -- Orders for long-lasting durable goods such as airplanes and electronics rose much more than expected in June, a positive sign for economic growth in the second half of the year. The Commerce Department said Thursday that durable goods...
  • Durable goods orders up 3.6% in May, a good sign for manufacturing

    Durable goods orders up 3.6% in May, a good sign for manufacturing
    WASHINGTON -- Orders for airplanes, computers and other long-lasting durable goods rose more than expected in May, the third increase in four months and a sign of strengthening in the vital manufacturing sector. Durable goods orders rose 3.6% in May...