WASHINGTON, Dec 1- U.S. factory activity accelerated to a five-month high in November amid a pickup in new orders and production, suggesting that the manufacturing sector was regaining its footing after a prolonged slump. Thursday's report from the Institute for Supply Management, which also showed some bottlenecks in the supply chain that could drive prices...
Dec 1- Cummins Inc, a U.S. manufacturer of engines for large trucks, is preparing to explore the sale of a business that makes filters and coolants, potentially valuing it at more than $1.5 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. The move comes as weak heavy-duty truck production in North America and poor global demand for power generation equipment...
*Factory activity accelerates in November. WASHINGTON, Dec 1- U.S. factory activity accelerated to a five-month high in November amid a pickup in new orders and production, offering more evidence that the economy gained further momentum early in the fourth quarter. The Institute for Supply Management said its index of national factory activity rose 1.3...
SHANGHAI, Nov 25- After five years of falling revenue, forecourts overcrowded with unsold machinery and idle factories, China's push to build a modern day Silk Road is fuelling a recovery for the country's heavy equipment industry, according to executives from many companies gathered in Shanghai this week. Industry sales in China peaked that year at $35...
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