US factory output increases 0.2 pct in October

...manufacturing output grew modestly in October, as autoworkers churned out fewer cars and trucks.Output at manufacturing plants rose 0.2 percent in October, the Federal Reserve said Monday. Gains came from the rising demand for machinery...

Michelin making airless tires at its South Carolina plant

...company is based in Sweden, and Singapore-based Giti Tire announced plans to build their first North American manufacturing plants in South Carolina.Nearly 90,000 tires already are produced daily in South Carolina, which surpassed Oklahoma...

Excise city government first

...caseloads.Instead, they quietly go about their business of producing raw materials and finished goods.These drab manufacturing plants on the city's eastside and southside industrial zones aren't flashy, but they do support thousands of local...

US factory output drops 0.4 percent in August

...reflecting a sharp fall in production at auto plants that was due mainly to seasonal adjustment problems.Output at manufacturing plants fell 0.4 percent in August after a 0.7 percent rise in July, the Federal Reserve reported Monday. Total industrial...

North Carolina offered $100M for Toyota HQ, twice Texas bid

...Torrance, California-based Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc., said in an e-mailed statement. Toyota's manufacturing plants are in Texas, Kentucky, Mississippi and Indiana."We chose a location that better supports our diverse geographic...

Legislators design bill to woo resorts

...recruit large tourist resorts the same way they woo manufacturing plants. It represents the first time the state has established...taxes. "We build bridges and railroad spurs to manufacturing plants, but nothing for the tourism industry," said...

Drugmaker to reorganize, cut 7,000 jobs

...and close or sell five manufacturing plants in the first phase of a reorganization...not identify where the five manufacturing plants to be closed or sold are located. It has 31 manufacturing plants overall. It also plans to...

City awaits new downtown

...commercial district more vibrant than it has looked since three manufacturing plants closed decades ago. The streetscape improvement plan - funded...office, which is hemmed in by empty buildings that once housed manufacturing plants.

Thousands descend on Omaha to hear Warren Buffett speak

...Buffett said.Since the acquisition, 3G has announced plans to eliminate roughly 2,000 jobs and close three manufacturing plants to improve efficiency. Buffett said he doesn't expect Berkshire to use 3G's approach, but the two may pair...

Deal touts Georgia energy efforts, links to job growth

...a plan that eliminated the energy sales tax on manufacturing plants. At the time, only 14 states added the sales tax onto the utility bills of manufacturing plants. Deal said removing that burden has had a direct...