US manufacturing - updates

Rappler's latest stories on US manufacturing


U.S. private hiring, manufacturing recover in June 2020 after virus plunge

Jul 02, 2020 - 8:45 AM

Data from payroll services firm ADP show private firms in the United States hired 2.4 million workers, while the Institute for Supply Management's manufacturing index jumps to 52.6%

JOBS. A man wearing a face mask walks past a 'Now Hiring' sign in front of a store amid the coronavirus pandemic in Arlington, Virginia, on May 14, 2020. Photo by Olivier Douliery/AFP

U.S. layoffs exceed 40 million but some returning to work

May 29, 2020 - 7:00 AM

New data also show the United States' gross domestic product fell 5% in the 1st quarter of 2020, slightly worse than the 4.8% drop originally reported

DESERTED. People take a photo in an empty Rockefeller Plaza in New York City on March 15, 2020. Photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images/AFP

U.S. Fed warns of worsening economy as virus savages retail, factories

Apr 16, 2020 - 7:00 AM

The coronavirus pandemic causes contractions in United States retail sales and manufacturing not seen in decades

A homeless man walks past closed stores in the Fashion District in Downtown Los Angeles, California on April 2, 2020. - The United States recorded 1,169 COVID-19 fatalities in the past 24 hours, the Johns Hopkins University tracker showed on April 2, the highest one-day death toll recorded in any country since the global pandemic began. (Photo by Apu GOMES / AFP)

US services sector slows down; factory orders at 1992 high

Jan 07, 2014 - 6:11 AM

US services sector activity slows in December with orders at the end of the year showing weakness in many areas while new orders for manufactured goods hit their highest level since 1992

US manufacturing revs up in July

Aug 02, 2013 - 11:33 AM

Factories are off to a good start in the third quarter after a tepid second quarter when the overall economy grew just 1 7

Workers attach a roof to a home at Fleetwood Enterprises factory in Riverside, California. AFP/David McNew/GettyImages

US manufacturing rebounds in June but still weak

Jul 02, 2013 - 12:05 PM

US manufacturing activity rebounds in June from a contraction in May but remains lackluster

A view of the White House in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI