Industrials Manufacturing


  • Miao Wang, filmmaker

    In an ironic twist, Chinese companies are now investing in US manufacturing, says Miao Wang, director of the documentary "Made by China in America."

  • A pattern maker works on a garment at Malia Mills, an upscale women's wear manufacturer, at the company's offices at Industry City in Brooklyn on October 3, 2014.

    Manufacturing activity in New York state rose in November, bouncing back from October's report, which showed the weakest pace since April.

  • A "Made in the USA" label is desirable in global markets, and start-up Maker's Row is helping more entrepreneurs find domestic manufacturing options.

  • Coalition asks Obama to intervene in port dispute

    CNBC's Hallie Jackson reports a coalition has come together and asked President Obama to appoint a federal mediator after the Pacific Maritime Association is accusing the longshoreman's union of an intentional slowdown.

  • West Coast port workers blame management

    CNBC's Hallie Jackson reports the Pacific Maritime Association is accusing the longshoreman's union of an intentional slowdown. The National Retail Federation claims a 5 day shutdown of the port this year could cost $10 billion.

  • A waitress prepares tea for customers at Mina's Mediterraneo, in Miami Shores, Florida.

    The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector slid for a second month, but employment hit a fresh nine-year high.

  • Manufacturing data roundup

    CNBC's Steve Liesman dissects October's ISM Index at 59.0, and September construction spending down 0.4 percent.

  • An employee grinds steel components on the fabrication area floor at the Ellicott Dredges manufacturing facility in Baltimore, Maryland.

    U.S. manufacturing expanded far more briskly than estimated in October, fully recovering from the previous month's weakness, a report showed Monday.

  • Oct. ISM Index: 59.0

    October's ISM Index is 59.0, and September construction spending is down 0.4 percent, reports CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • A Chrysler assembly line at the Warren Truck Assembly Plant in Warren, Michigan.

    The U.S. manufacturing sector slowed in October to its lowest rate of growth since July, while new orders hit its lowest level since January.

  • UK manufacturing bounces back: Markit

    Rob Dobson, senior economist at Markit says it is too early to say that U.K. manufacturing is off its lows, but the data beat expectations and looks positive.

  • HSBC: 'China is running below full speed'

    HSBC's final purchasing managers' index for October was unchanged from the flash reading. John Zhu, Greater China Economist at HSBC, says the data show China stabilizing at a slow pace.

  • October Chicago PMI 66.2

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the Chicago Purchasing Managers Index from October jumps to 66.2.

  • Japan's industrial production rose 2.7 percent on month in September, above expectations for a 2.2 percent rise and up from a 1.9 percent decline in August.

  • An employee works on a Whirlpool washing machine at the company's operations plant in Clyde, Ohio.

    New orders for capital goods recorded their biggest drop in eight months in September, but the decline was likely to be temporary as sentiment has been upbeat.

  • U.S. furniture manufacturers mount comeback

    U.S. furniture manufacturers make a comeback by sticking to their guns and betting on quality.

  • An employee sews an airbag at Takata's crash-testing facility in Auburn Hills, Michigan, August 19, 2010.

    U.S. Attorney's office in Manhattan is probing Takata for faulty airbags, according to a Dow Jones report.

  • An employee assembles light louvers at the Mobern Lighting manufacturing facility in Jessup, Maryland.

    The U.S. manufacturing sector slowed to its lowest rate of growth since July, while a gauge of new orders hit its lowest level since January.

  • Scotch Tape 3M

    3M posted third-quarter earnings on Thursday of $1.98 a share, 2 cents higher than expected.

  • What to expect from China's October HSBC flash PMI

    David Blitzer, Managing Director & Chairman of the Index Committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices, discusses the impact of the "Golden Week" holiday on October's manufacturing activity.