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This Md. business moved production here from Asia (access required)

At almost three times the size of its original staff and responsible for half of the company’s products, Chesapeake Bay Candle’s Glen Burnie factory is embracing its young and unique U.S. success. While the company was started in an Annapolis ...

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Factory activity expands in June, jobs decline

WASHINGTON — U.S. manufacturing activity grew in June behind a pickup in new orders, exports and production. Better economic growth overseas is boosting U.S. exports and could help American factories rebound in the second half of the year. The Institute ...

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Factories grow at fastest pace since June 2011

WASHINGTON — U.S. manufacturing expanded in February at the fastest pace since June 2011, buoyed by increases in new orders and production. The third straight month of growth suggests factories may help the economy this year after slumping through most ...

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Manufacturing output rises 1.1 pct. in November

WASHINGTON — U.S. factories rebounded in November from Superstorm Sandy, boosting production of cars, equipment and appliances. The Federal Reserve said Friday that factory output increased 1.1 percent in November from October. That offset a 1 percent decline in the ...

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