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U.S. Manufacturing Activity Hits 3.5-Year High

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WASHINGTON—U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3.5-year high last month and construction spending rebounded strongly in July, signs the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.


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Economy Grows 4.2 Percent in Second Quarter

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WASHINGTON—After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent in the April-June quarter.


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New Factory Orders Rise in June

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WASHINGTON—New factory orders have risen in four of the past six months, up 1.1 percent in June. Since January, new orders for manufactured goods have increased 4.6 percent.


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U.S. Manufacturing Expands for 14th Straight Month

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WASHINGTON—U.S. manufacturing expanded for the 14th straight month in July. The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, reports that its manufacturing index rose to 57.1, up from 55.3 in June. Anything above 50 signals that manufacturing is growing.


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U.S. Factory Output Increases for Five Straight Months

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WASHINGTON—U.S. factory output increased for the fifth straight month in June as manufacturers cranked out more aircraft, chemicals and furniture. The modest gain underscored manufacturing’s role in helping return the economy to growth after a grim first quarter.


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Special Report: State of the Profession 2014

By Austin Weber
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"Happy Days Are Here Again” was a popular song back in the 1930s. Assemblers in many industries have been singing an updated version of the tune lately, because the new golden age of American manufacturing has begun.


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Factory Orders Rise for Third Straight Month

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WASHINGTON—New factory orders rose for the third straight month, up 0.7 percent in April. This extended the 1.7 percent and 1.5 percent gains seen in February and March, respectively, and it was largely a sign that manufacturers have begun to recover from significant weather-related softness in December and January.


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Manufacturing Expanded in May at the Fastest Pace This Year

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WASHINGTON—Manufacturing expanded in May at the fastest pace this year, as American assembly-line workers responded to increased orders by cranking up production. The Institute for Supply Management’s factory index rose to 55.4 from the prior month’s 54.9. Readings above 50 indicate expansion.


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12 'Manufacturing Communities' to Receive Federal Funding

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WASHINGTON—The Obama administration has named 12 regions of the U,S. that will receive special attention under a new federal program designed to help make them more attractive to manufacturing companies.


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Manufacturing Expanded in April for 11th Straight Month

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TEMPE, AZ—Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in April for the 11th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 59th consecutive month, according to the latest data from the Institute for Supply Management.


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