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Plastics and rubber products industry posts after-tax income of $4.7 billion in Q2

The plastics and rubber products industry reported after-tax income of $4.7 billion in the second quarter of 2018, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Motion picture and sound recording industries’ Q2 retained earnings up 101.5%

The motion picture and sound recording industries’ retained earnings in the second quarter of 2018 was up 101.5 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Miscellaneous manufacturing industry had retained earnings of $156.1 billion in Q2

The miscellaneous manufacturing industry reported retained earnings of $156.1 billion in the second quarter of 2018, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Basic chemicals, resins and synthetics industry’s Q2 retained earnings up 10.3%

The basic chemicals, resins and synthetics industry’s retained earnings in the second quarter of 2018 was up 10.3 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Petroleum and coal products industry’s Q2 retained earnings up 4.2%

The petroleum and coal products industry’s retained earnings in the second quarter of 2018 was up 4.2 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Machinery industry’s Q2 retained earnings up 5%

The machinery industry’s retained earnings in the second quarter of 2018 was up 5 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Wood products industry posts after-tax income of $2.4 billion in Q2

The wood products industry reported after-tax income of $2.4 billion in the second quarter of 2018, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Scientific research and development services industry's Q2 income up 10.5%

The scientific research and development services industry's after-tax income in the second quarter of 2018 was up 10.5 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Furniture and related products industry’s Q2 retained earnings down 1.2%

The furniture and related products industry’s retained earnings in the second quarter of 2018 was down 1.2 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Communications equipment industry's Q2 income up 11.1%

The communications equipment industry's after-tax income in the second quarter of 2018 was up 11.1 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Publishing industry’s Q2 retained earnings up 18.4%

Excluding online publishing, the publishing industry’s retained earnings in the second quarter of 2018 was up 18.4 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

DUBUQUE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Chamber Takes Formal Position On Five Flags Future

The Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce has taken a formal position on the four Five Flags proposals provided by The Civic Center Advisory Commission tasked with reviewing the Five Flags feasibility study.

Furniture and related products industry's Q2 income down 11.3%

The furniture and related products industry's after-tax income in the second quarter of 2018 was down 11.3 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

WELLS ENTERPRISES: Wells Hosts FDA

A team of officials representing key departments of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) visited Wells Enterprises, Inc., and two of its facilities in LeMars, Iowa, this week to see firsthand the company’s manufacturing practices for consistently ensuring food safety, quality and allergen protection during the production process.

Apparel and leather products industry posts after-tax income of $2.6 billion in Q2

The apparel and leather products industry reported after-tax income of $2.6 billion in the second quarter of 2018, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Petroleum and coal products industry had retained earnings of $736.4 billion in Q2

The petroleum and coal products industry reported retained earnings of $736.4 billion in the second quarter of 2018, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Food industry posts after-tax income of $7.2 billion in Q2

The food industry reported after-tax income of $7.2 billion in the second quarter of 2018, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Nonmetallic mineral products industry posts after-tax income of $2.7 billion in Q2

The nonmetallic mineral products industry reported after-tax income of $2.7 billion in the second quarter of 2018, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Aerospace products and parts industry's Q2 income up 19.6%

The aerospace products and parts industry's after-tax income in the second quarter of 2018 was up 19.6 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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