Articles Tagged with ''manufacturing investment''

U.S. Machine Tool Sales Increase in November

January 17, 2014

WASHINGTON—U.S. sales of machine tools totaled $437.79 million in November, an increase of 0.6 percent from October and up 20.7 percent compared with November 2012.


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Obama Unveils Manufacturing Innovation Insitute

January 16, 2014

CHARLOTTE, NC—Touting a rebound in manufacturing jobs, President Obama announced a public-private partnership to expand that momentum. He unveiled a manufacturing innovation institute in North Carolina, the first of three similar hubs he proposed in last year’s State of the Union address.


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Capital Spending Survey: Assembly Plants Boost Spending on Manufacturing Equipment

December 1, 2013

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in October for the fifth consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 53rd consecutive month, according to the latest data from the Institute for Supply Management.


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Index Fund Focuses on Robotics and Automation Suppliers

November 8, 2013

NEW YORK—A new exchange-traded fund focusing on robotics and automation companies was launched on the NASDAQ Thursday. The ROBO-STOX Global Robotics and Automation Index ETF (Ticker Symbol: ROBO) closed at $24.94 per share.


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Credit Where Credit Is Due

October 1, 2013

Slowly but surely, the economy is recovering from the Great Recession.


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Economist: Manufacturing to Grow 3.1 Percent

June 11, 2013

WASHINGTON—For 2013 as a whole, manufacturing production should increase 3.1 percent from 2012, according to the Manufacturing Alliance for Productivity and Innovation. Manufacturing is predicted to grow 3.6 percent in 2014, 0.8 percentage points faster than the overall economy.


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Florida Governor Proposes Ending Sales Tax on Manufacturing Equipment

March 15, 2013

TALLAHASSEE, FL—Florida Gov. Rick Scott has proposed eliminating sales tax on manufacturing machinery.


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Durable Goods Order Rise in January

February 27, 2013

WASHINGTON—Orders for the factory goods that signal business investment plans jumped last month by the most in more than a year, suggesting companies are confident about their business prospects. Orders for so-called core capital goods, which include industrial machinery, construction equipment and computers, rose 6.3 percent in January from December.


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U.S. Machine Tool Suppliers Post Best Year Since 1996

February 13, 2013

WASHINGTON—U.S. sales of machine tools totaled more than $5.7 billion in 2012, a 2.6 percent increase compared with 2011 and the highest total since 1996.


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U.S. Machine Tool Sales Up 5 Percent

December 12, 2012

WASHINGTON—US sales of machine tools are up 5.3 percent in the first 10 months of 2012 compared with the same period in 2011, according to the AMT—The Association for Manufacturing Technology.


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