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Author: Andrew Clark
Posted: February 16, 2018, 8:25 pm

"These team members are the backbone of our business."

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Author: Andrew Clark
Posted: February 16, 2018, 3:41 pm

The Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said that housing permits soared in January to their best pace since June 2007. New residential housing permits...

The post Housing Starts and Permits Soared in January to the Best Paces since Mid-2007 appeared first on Shopfloor.

Author: Chad Moutray
Posted: February 16, 2018, 2:09 pm

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and Wells Fargo reported that the Housing Market Index (HMI) was unchanged at 72 in February. The headline measure remained not far from...

The post NAHB: Single-family home sales expectations at highest level since June 2005 appeared first on Shopfloor.

Author: Chad Moutray
Posted: February 15, 2018, 4:36 pm

The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that producer prices for final demand goods and services rose 0.4 percent in January, bouncing back after being unchanged in December. For manufacturers, producer...

The post Producer Prices for Final Demand Goods Jumped 0.7% in January on Higher Energy Costs appeared first on Shopfloor.

Author: Chad Moutray
Posted: February 15, 2018, 4:03 pm

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said that manufacturing activity accelerated once again in February, continuing to expand at healthy rates in the first two months of 2018. The composite...

The post Philly Fed: Manufacturing Activity Expanded Solidly in February, with Prices Accelerating Strongly appeared first on Shopfloor.

Author: Chad Moutray
Posted: February 15, 2018, 3:34 pm

The Federal Reserve said that manufacturing production was unchanged in January for the second straight month. As such, output in the sector essentially has taken a pause at the beginning...

The post Manufacturing Production Began 2018 Unchanged, but Still Reflects Progress, up 1.8% Year-Over-Year appeared first on Shopfloor.

Author: Chad Moutray
Posted: February 15, 2018, 2:51 pm

Manufacturing activity in the New York Federal Reserve Bank’s district eased somewhat in February but remained strong overall. In the latest Empire State Manufacturing Survey, the composite index of general...

The post New York Fed: Manufacturing Activity Remained Strong but Eased in February; Input Costs Accelerated appeared first on Shopfloor.

Author: Chad Moutray
Posted: February 15, 2018, 1:57 pm

"The company also announced it will create 1,800 new jobs."

The post Lockheed Martin Announces Construction Of New $50 Million Facility In Florida appeared first on Shopfloor.

Author: Andrew Clark
Posted: February 15, 2018, 5:07 am

Retail spending declined by 0.3 percent in January, which was a disappointing, especially given the consensus expectation for a 0.2 percent increase. Moreover, retail sales were unchanged in December, a...

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Author: Chad Moutray
Posted: February 14, 2018, 4:28 pm