manufacturing

Cummins N.Y. plant celebrates 40 years

| August 08, 2014

Cummins celebrates the 40th anniversary of its Jamestown Engine Plant (JEP) in Jamestown, N.Y. Typically, more than 400 engines are built per day at JEP, and the plant produced its 1.5 millionth heavy-duty engine in the ...

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.

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