Industrials Manufacturing

  • China PMI Predictions

    China's economic data will not be revealing any quick turnarounds, says Li Wei, China economist at Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

  • A Chinese resident walks out of her house her house next to a coal fired power plant on November 26, 2015 in Shanxi, China.

    China's leaders are set to target 6.5-7 percent economic growth this year, sources familiar with their thinking said, using a range for the first time.

  • A factory worker at the Toyota Industrial Equipment Manufacturing facility in Columbus, Ind.

    The impact of any possible factory slowdown, though, depends a lot on where you live.

  • An employee walks through the Johnson Controls and Saft Groupe SA factory, a joint venture producing Lithium-ion batteries in Nersac, France.

    Johnson Controls is in advanced talks to buy fire protection and security company Tyco International, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

  • Chart technicals

    The slide was led by a drop in housing permits and weak new orders in manufacturing.

  • 747-8 Boeing Freighter Plane

    Boeing announced Thursday it will take a $569 million after-tax charge in its fourth-quarter results as it scales back production of its 747-8 jet.

  • 3 Reasons for Union Pacific's earnings miss: CEO

    Union Pacific CEO Lance Fritz talks about his company's earnings miss which he attributes in part to what he calls an "energy recession."

  • Tourists take in a cable car take in the sights at Sentosa Island, Singapore

    The economy of tiny Singapore is taking a big hit from China's slowdown just as the city-state is struggling with a homegrown demographic squeeze.

  • Containers are transported at a port in Lianyungang, eastern China's Jiangsu province on January 19, 2016.

    Some economists sought out believable data points in Chinese reports, but others relied on external metrics for their GDP assessments.

  • Trump vs. corporations

    CNBC's John Harwood explains why presidential candidate Donald Trump is criticizing major firms Apple, Ford and Macy's.

  • U.S. President Barack Obama holds his end of the year news conference at the White House in Washington

    Reviving manufacturing was supposed to be one of Obama's signature achievements. Here's why it's not turning out that way, says Scott Paul.

  • End of China's slowdown?

    Discussing instability in the RMB, and the state of manufacturing in China, with Peter Baum, Essex Manufacturing CFO and COO.

  • Invention innovation light bulb

    While Quirky has yet to crown a millionaire, some have still made some serious money. Here's a look at the site's top-selling products.

  • A manufactured Wilson football is on display at the Wilson Sporting Goods Co. factory in Ada, Ohio.

    Since 1941, every point scored in the National Football League has involved a Wilson Football. Here's how they're made.

  • 36 pencil bowl made by 3-D printing

    You made that with a 3-D printer? See how what's sometimes called additive manufacturing is altering industries and objects—from combat surgery to killer heels.

  • Made in USA

    More consumers are asking questions about overseas-made products including apparel. See a list of 10 neat products, curated by USA Love List, a site devoted to American-made goods.

  • It's not just controlling your computer. You can track your marathon training or even just stopping you from slouching Click ahead to see some new wearable gadgets you may be slipping on before you walk out the front door.

  • The 5 companies named as a CNBC Disruptor: 3D Robotics, Makerbot, Quirky, Shapeways, Rethink Robotics are redefining the business of manufacturing.

  • While hardware companies were once considered too risky to invest in, advancements in technology have made the space much more appealing.

  • A MakerBot 3-D printer prints Nokia cellphone cases.

    There's little doubt that the 20th century was full of breakthroughs that changed history. But the 21st century could go a step further, according to Citi.