• Snap-on CEO: 80% tools manufactured in US   Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 1:20 PM ET
    Snap-On CEO: 80% tools manufactured in US

    Snap-on is up 40 percent in the past year. Its CEO Nicholas Pinchuk discusses manufacturing in the U.S. "We provide a wide range of product, and we provide it flexibly on time to the market," he says.

  • US manufacturers lose steam in September: Markit Monday, 23 Sep 2013 | 9:04 AM ET

    U.S. manufacturing activity growth slowed in September as demand for products declined and firms took on fewer workers.

  • Slow EM demand hurting euro zone: economist   Monday, 23 Sep 2013 | 4:00 AM ET
    Slow EM demand hurting euro zone: economist

    Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit, comments on the euro zone following the release of the latest PMI numbers which show that demand from emerging markets remains subdued.

  • Surviving founder of 'Toyota Way' dies at 100 Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 3:09 PM ET

    Eiji Toyoda, who as a member of Toyota Motor’s founding family and an architect of its method that helped turned the automaker into a global powerhouse, died on Tuesday.

  • US industrial output up as manufacturing rebounds Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 9:15 AM ET
    A welder builds parts for finished petroleum tanks at Southern Tank and Manufacturing Inc. in Owensboro, Kentucky, U.S.

    Industrial production rose as a bounce back in motor vehicle assembly lifted manufacturing output, a hopeful sign for the economy.

  • Industrial production   Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 9:14 AM ET
    Industrial production

    Industrial production is up .4 of a percent to 77.8, which is in line with expectations, reports CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • NY manufacturing slows, horizon brightens: Survey Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 8:35 AM ET
    Employee Thomas Rutkowski operates a manual lathe machine at the Ellicott Dredges LLC manufacturing facility in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.

    The pace of growth in New York state's manufacturing sector unexpectedly slowed this month but firms' outlook brightened.

  • Empire State Index 6.2 (September) vs. 8.24 (August)

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on manufacturing. And CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in on the Dodd-Frank Act and what caused the housing bubble.

  • Opel 'needs to sell more cars': Chairman   Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    Open 'needs to sell more cars': Chairman

    Karl-thomas Neumann, chairman of Opel, talks about the progress the group has made to "stabilize" and how it has managed to defend its market share in Europe.

  • China's commodities imports fall from highs Sunday, 8 Sep 2013 | 5:49 AM ET

    China's imports of crude oil, iron ore, copper and soybeans fell in August from July's record highs, but shipments stayed at elevated levels.

  • ISM best in over 2 years   Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 1:29 PM ET
    ISM best in over 2 years

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on upbeat economic data. Both the ISM manufacturing report, as well as construction spending data will play a role in the Fed's thinking.

  • How can Indonesia slow its inflation   Monday, 2 Sep 2013 | 4:45 AM ET
    How can Indonesia slow its inflation

    Tony Nash, managing director at IHS, talks about Indonesia and what its central bank can do to slow its "overheating economy".

  • Euro zone expansion is broader-based: economist   Monday, 2 Sep 2013 | 4:00 AM ET
    Euro zone expansion is broader-based: economist

    Rob Dobson, senior economist at Markit, comments on the latest euro zone PMI figure and highlights the positive and negative signs it reveals.

  • PMI data shows China as stabilizing factor   Sunday, 1 Sep 2013 | 9:46 PM ET
    PMI data shows China as stabilizing factor

    Jian Chang, Chief China Economist at Barclays dissects HSBC's final reading of Chinese factory activity for August. Despite the good data, she expects annual growth to slow by year-end.

  • What does Ford's Australia exit mean for local production?

    As CNBC takes a tour of Australia's marginal seats ahead of elections this Saturday, Matt Taylor explores the woes behind the manufacturing sector and what that means for one of the nation's key marginal seats.

  • China official PMI hits 16-month high in August Sunday, 1 Sep 2013 | 2:40 AM ET

    China's factory activity expanded at the fastest pace in more than a year in August with a jump in new orders, official data showed on Sunday.

  • Midwest factory activity picks up in August Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 9:53 AM ET
    A worker prepares to weld an aluminum case at the Aluminum Case Company in Chicago.

    The pace of business activity in the Midwest increased in August and input prices hit a nine-month high, a report showed on Friday.

  • Chicago PMI: Barometer up 0.7 to 53.0   Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 9:44 AM ET
    Chicago PMI: Barometer up 0.7 to 53.0

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Alyce Andres-Frantz, bureau chief of MNI Chicago, have the latest read on the economic health of the manufacturing sector.

  • US, a bargain manufacturer?   Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 1:20 PM ET
    US, a bargain manufacturer?

    A new report shows the U.S. is quickly becoming one of the lowest cost countries for manufacturing in the developing world, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Steve Liesman. "We may get manufacturing back, but we may not get manufacturing jobs back," says Liesman.

  • 5 million new US jobs by 2020—in manufacturing? Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 6:10 AM ET

    The U.S. is becoming one of the lowest-cost countries for manufacturing in the developed world, indicating a renaissance of the goods-producing sector.