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Industrial Production

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  • Industrial employment in Baltimore-Washington area falls 2.3%

    Industrial employment in Maryland and Washington, D.C., fell 2.3 percent in a year-over-year period ending in May, with layoffs at defense contractor AAI Corp. and the closure of the Solo Cup plant in Owings Mills contributing to job losses,...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • 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...
  • Fast-growing local manufacturer? Yes, it is possible

    Fast-growing local manufacturer? Yes, it is possible
    Drew Greenblatt's company has grown every year for the past six years — something many other firms, buffeted by the sharp recession, can't claim. What makes that all the more notable: It's a manufacturer. In Baltimore. With 35 employees, up from...
  • 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...
  • Manufacturing report shows growth in production [Updated]

     
    Activity in U.S. manufacturing grew for the 17th straight month in December, according to a report out Monday. New orders, production and prices all grew in December, according to the Institute for Supply Management manufacturing report. "We saw...
  • Today's News From the Cars.com Family

     
    PickupTrucks.com reported Monday that General Motors was increasing production on its more popular truck models, and now we get word that Ford has to halt production on its best-selling F-150 because of parts shortages. To find out more, check out......
  • L.A. County keeps rank as top U.S. manufacturing employer

     
    Manufacturing jobs in Los Angeles County have continued to decline in recent years, as they have nationwide, yet the county retains its ranking as the leading U.S. manufacturing center, a new report says. L.A. County had 389,300 people employed in......
  • President Obama tips his hand on Boeing and the NLRB

     
    Business groups and their allies in Washington have been trying for weeks to get President Obama to denounce the complaint that the National Labor Relations Board brought against Boeing, to no avail. A reporter put the question to Obama directly......
  • 861 days and $787 billion in, Obama pleads for more time on jobs

     
    Democrat Obama tells Iowa it will take more time to create the new jobs that were supposed to be here now....
  • Housing, industrial production data give conflicting signals

     
    Economists had been waiting for a series of data releases Tuesday for an indication of where the direction the economy was headed. But so far the numbers have been mixed. July housing starts were at a seasonally adjusted rate of......