Caterpillar Inc. is closing a highwall miner plant in southern West Virginia and moving production to a facility in Pennsylvania. Caterpillar says its plant in Beckley will close by mid-2014.
The Renault-Nissan alliance and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. said Tuesday they will expand cooperation in developing new vehicles, including small cars and full-size sedans.
Tech giant Apple Inc. on Monday said it will open a manufacturing plant in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa that will eventually employ 700 workers and provide material currently used only in its iPhone 5 cameras and fingerprint reading sensors.
The financial crisis of the past few years has severely sapped confidence in government around the globe, a think-tank representing the world's wealthiest economies said Tuesday.
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The new Titan Tool model TVSG videoscopes have the capability to record video or still images on the supplied 8GB SD card.
Dürr Ecoclean released its EcoCCore system for solvent-based part cleaning.
LEWISBins+™ is launching a series of 4” and 6” tall plastic shelf bins designed for 12”, 18" and 24” shelving units to create an integrated storage and organizational solution for many types of retail, assembly and storage applications.
Quantum Storage Systems is now stocking black wire shelving. Quantum’s black wire shelving has a black epoxy finish which uses a low cost process in which the raw metal is treated with an iron phosphate.
West Virginia Potato Chip Co. has rebounded from a fire that damaged its Parkersburg plant in March. Production of the company's Mister Bee potato chips has resumed following renovations of the facility.
Blind people remain largely unwanted in the U.S. workplace, despite technological advances that dramatically boost their capabilities. Only about 24 percent of working-age Americans with visual disabilities had full-time jobs as of 2011, according to Cornell University's Employment and Disability Institute.
Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries have agreed to pay over $2.2 billion to resolve criminal and civil allegations that the company promoted powerful psychiatric drugs for unapproved uses in children, seniors and disabled patients, the Department of Justice announced on Monday.
The talks, initially scheduled for early October, come amid heightened political tension between the two economic giants because of European anger over the allegedly widespread online spying activities by the U.S. National Security Agency.
Orders to U.S. factories rose in September after two months of declines on a big jump in demand for commercial aircraft. But orders that signal business confidence in the economy fell.The Commerce Department says factory orders increased 1.7 percent in September from August.
Besides its size and lofty production goals, Wisconsin Brewing Co. has a management team with decades of experience in brewing, distribution, finance and construction. Its $11 million facility has a brewhouse that can make 80 barrels per batch.
Kinze Manufacturing has developed a driverless tractor that's controllable via an Android tablet.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has developed a new wrench aimed at preventing serious and costly injuries among gas-meter technicians. In some cases, the injuries have required shoulder surgery and have resulted in up to $100,000 in medical bills and lost work days according to researchers.
Kellogg says it plans to trim its global workforce by 7 percent, with the breakfast foods maker citing weaker-than-expected sales for the year. According to FactSet, Kellogg has 31,000 employees, suggesting the company plans to cut about 2,170 jobs.
A lawsuit that alleges a defective light bulb manufactured in New Hampshire caused a fire at a Kimberly-Clark de Mexico paper mill in Mexico has been moved from state to federal court.