May 25, 2012
Figures out today show Chinese manufacturing fell for the seventh month in a row. Countries like Australia and South Africa could suffer more than the U.S.
May 9, 2012
America added 3.1 percent more jobs in manufacturing over the last two years, with the Midwest leading the way.
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.
Apr 9, 2012
Marketplace’s China correspondent travels where few have gone before and visits the production line.
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.
Apr 6, 2012
A laid-off autoworker found a steady job at another factory, but he’s making less
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.
Mar 1, 2012
Most of the growth comes from an unexpected source. Politicians jockey to take credit.
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.