Archive of: Manufacturing

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Manufacturing sales, shipments up in March

The combined value of distributive trade sales and manufacturers’ shipments for March was $1.24 trillion, up 0.6 percent compared to February 2012 and 5.8 percent from March 2011, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

May 2012

Producer Price Index off slightly last month

The Producer Price Index for finished goods fell 0.2 percent in April, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Prices for finished goods were unchanged in March and increased 0.4 percent in February.

May 2012

Durable goods orders lower during March

New orders for manufactured durable goods in March decreased $8.8 billion, or 4.2 percent, to $202.6 billion, according to the latest data from U.S. Census Bureau. The decrease followed a 1.9 percent February increase. Excluding transportation, new orders decreased 1.1 percent. Excluding defense, new orders decreased 4.6 percent.

May 2012

Cadence Biomedical closes $1.1M in financing

Cadence Biomedical, a provider of medical devices that help people with severe disabilities walk, has closed an oversubscribed $1.1 million Series A2 financing led by HealthTech Capital.

April 2012

Durable goods orders fall during March

New orders for manufactured durable goods in March decreased $8.8 billion, or 4.2 percent, to $202.6 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This decrease followed a 1.9 percent increase in February. Excluding transportation, new orders decreased 1.1 percent. Excluding defense, new orders decreased 4.6 percent. Transportation equipment had the largest decrease, $7.1 billion, or 12.5 percent, to $49.7 billion. This was due to nondefense aircraft and parts, which decreased $7.7 billion.

April 2012
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