Jun 21, 2012
A report says more than half of American companies are having trouble finding enough skilled workers to hire. Why don’t employers train workers instead?
Jun 4, 2012
Figures coming out of China are showing a slowdown in manufacturing signalling that Western consumers are buying less.
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.