manufacturing

Volvo investing $69 million in Va. plant

| June 27, 2014

The Volvo VNM, VNL, VNX, VHD and VAH trucks are assembled at the plant.

Navistar confirms ‘workforce reductions’

| August 30, 2013

Navistar is cutting jobs, but declines further comment until an event next week, said spokesperson Elissa Maurer. The Chicago Tribune reported on Aug. 9 that the company was planning "a few hundred layoffs." Another 140 contract jobs are ...

These nine factory sectors are hot

| May 02, 2013

The Institute for Supply Management's April survey shows that economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded last month for the fifth consecutive month.

PHOTOS: Meritor trailer axle plantImage Gallery

| February 09, 2013

A photo gallery and more, providing a window into the Frankfort, Ky., manufacturing facility where Meritor's 10 millionth trailer axle was recently produced.

Manufacturing index contracts in July

| August 01, 2012

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in July for the second time since July 2009.

Trucking fruit in Obama’s energy, manufacturing messages

| January 25, 2012

If you missed last night's State of the Union address, the President followed in predecessors' footsteps by detailing a veritable laundry list of election-year policy initiatives with no small measure of specific requests for the ...

Factory freight finishing strong

| December 01, 2011

Owner-operators with hauls tied closely to factory output should see good demand through year-end, based on today’s report from the Institute for Supply Management.

Santa’s elves cranking out electronics

| November 01, 2011

Manufacturing continued growing in October, but at a slower pace than September, according to the Institute for Supply Management.

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