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Manufacturing jobs rebound in Midwest

May 9, 2012
America added 3.1 percent more jobs in manufacturing over the last two years, with the Midwest leading the way.
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The uneven manufacturing rebound

Apr 30, 2012
The nation's factories and plants have been churning out jobs pretty steadily since the recession ended. And this morning, we'll find out if that manufacturing rebound is still happening. Specifically, we're about to find out about regional manufacturing activity around Chicago and Dallas.
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Inside Foxconn as iPads get made

Apr 9, 2012
Marketplace’s China correspondent travels where few have gone before and visits the production line.
Posted In: China, Foxconn, apple, iPad, manufacturing

Manufacturing a bright spot in U.S. economy

Apr 6, 2012
Over the past two years, the U.S. has added over 400,000 factory jobs, making a major contribution to the economic recovery.
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The road back to the factory floor

Apr 6, 2012
A laid-off autoworker found a steady job at another factory, but he’s making less
Posted In: Jobs, manufacturing

Skilled workers needed to run high-tech CNC machines

Mar 19, 2012
CNC machines have changed the way we manufacture parts in the US. Now the machines are changing how we hire our workers.
Posted In: manufacturing, CNC machines

Manufacturing jobs up in Ohio

Mar 1, 2012
Most of the growth comes from an unexpected source. Politicians jockey to take credit.
Posted In: Ohio, manufacturing, Food

Sales of manufactured goods falter

Feb 28, 2012
Durable goods, ranging from computers to refrigerators to planes, fell in January. But it doesn’t necessarily mean the economy is sputtering.
Posted In: durable goods, manufacturing, economic indicator

West Michigan sees surge in manufacturing

Feb 23, 2012
Manufacturers are thriving all over west Michigan. Many companies can't even find enough skilled workers to hire.
Posted In: Michigan, manufacturing, Auto

The return of manufacturing?

Feb 22, 2012
The GOP candidates and President Obama all have plans to boost manufacturing, but commentator Robert Reich says they're mostly wishful thinking.
Posted In: manufacturing, unions, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Barack Obama

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