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Retailers report another strong sales month

Oct 15, 2012
U.S. retail sales rose 1.1 percent in September with Americans spending more on cars, electronics and gas.
Posted In: consumer confidence, consumer spending, retail sales, manufacturing

At time of joblessness, some jobs go begging

Oct 9, 2012
Hundreds of thousands of well-paid jobs in manufacturing are left empty because many people lack the skills to fill positions as machinists or welders.
Posted In: welder, manufacturing, skilled labor

Lenovo to manufacture computers in N.C.

Oct 3, 2012
The world's No. 2 computer maker Lenovo will hire 115 people to build computer servers, laptops and tablets in Whitsett, N.C., near its North American headquarters.
Posted In: computer, manufacturing, China

Despite bad manufacturing, job data -- stocks up in Europe

Oct 1, 2012
September manufacturing wilted in Europe -- and a new unemployment report by the EU shows lots of young people were out of work in August. But European stock markets had a strong day. What gives?
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, European Union, manufacturing

Manufacturers consider buying former GM plants

Sep 28, 2012
Dozens of shuttered GM plants across the country are for sale, and a recent uptick in manufacturing means there are many interested buyers.
Posted In: GM, manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing: The U.S. Government's Hopes for 3D Printing

Sep 27, 2012
The Obama Administration hopes to put $1 billion towards the future of manufacturing, with an emphasis on areas like 3D printing -- which is gaining more traction in the medical industry.
Posted In: Tech, 3D printing, UC Irvine, manufacturing

Training for new manufacturing skill requirements

Sep 11, 2012
North Carolina community colleges work with local companies on which job skills to teach students.
Posted In: North Carolina, manufacturing

Nevada program tries to bridge the skills gap

Sep 5, 2012
Youth Radio checks out a pilot program that tries to connect young people with manufacturers who are struggling to fill open jobs.
Posted In: manufacturing, Youth Radio, Nevada

Manufacturing slows down in China

Sep 3, 2012
Manufacturing activity fell last month in China for the first time in almost a year. This follows a string of other bad news when it comes to the Chinese economy.
Posted In: China, manufacturing

Housing, jobs and retirement stay on voters' minds

Aug 31, 2012
Undecided voters in Florida and North Carolina share what their greatest concerns are in the upcoming election.
Posted In: North Carolina, Florida, housing crisis, Education, manufacturing, Retirement, Jobs

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