Factory output up again in June

Gain just 0.1%, but 2nd-quarter pace set as fastest in 2 years

Posted: July 17, 2014 at 2:39 a.m.

A mechanic installs a safety cable on a jet engine last month at a General Electric factory in Cincinnati. Factory production rose 0.1 percent in June, the Federal Reserve said.

U.S. factory output increased for the fifth-straight month in June as manufacturers cranked out more aircraft, chemicals and furniture.

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