Honda Motor Co. on Tuesday started the construction of its second auto assembly plant in Brazil that is scheduled to open in 2015. Honda invested about 1 billion real (about $437 million) for the Sao Paulo plant to meet growing demand in Brazil, the fourth largest auto market in the world.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped 10,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 316,000, a sign that workers are in less danger of being laid off. The Labor Department says the less volatile four-week average fell 7,500 to 331,750. Both the weekly jobless claims and the average have returned to pre-recession levels.
With the Affordable Care Act pushing more long-term treatment to be done at home, and patients demanding an increased level of autonomy when it comes to treating their conditions, many devices that were once only operated by skilled, educated technicians or physicians are now in the hands of relatively inexperienced patients.
Now, the Shuttle XP VLM ranges from light duty storage in the 250 model to heavy duty storage in the new Shuttle XP 1000 model, boasting a 2,204 lbs. (1000 kg) capacity per tray.
In Walt Disney's Fantasia, the fate of the enchanted broom, the tale’s forgotten hero, is a rich allegory with modern flavors. It provides a helpful departing point for a reflection on the surging Internet of Things (IoT).
This particular air chuck was custom designed for a gaging company that needed to grip a small area of a large casting so they could check OD runout of their part.
Cynergy Ergonomics has recently developed a universal lifting system to lift and manipulate materials with vastly different geometries with a single vacuum lifter.
Partek Defense® features high-performance materials and a proprietary endurance-boosting weave pattern to contain pressurized hose bursts and dissipate media within hose assemblies.
The announcement represents a vindication of sorts for FDA leadership, including Woodcock, who only agreed to put restrictions on the pill after years of pressure from academics, safety advocates and several members of Congress.
Canada and Norway had challenged the ban on the grounds that it was inconsistent. It grants exceptions to support indigenous Arctic communities that export limited amounts of seal products and to protect fisheries' nets and their catch.
It's been seven years since a major change in airline security, but restrictions for carry-on liquids could someday be a thing of the past. An American-made scanning device is now being used at airports in Europe.
Employee-owned Mayville Engineering said the new jobs will be primarily at its two plants in Beaver Dam, two in Mayville and one in Wautoma. The company also has a plant in Neillsville and employs about 2,000 people nationwide.
New York officials say a $5.8 million grant and up to $6.2 million in tax credits have figured into Bausch & Lomb's decision to expand manufacturing and distribution in Rochester, N.Y.
Jackson Furniture, based in Cleveland, Tenn., announced Monday that it will add a plant in Myrtle to one it opened in Mantachie in September, investing $2 million overall.
GE has signed a nearly $700 million contract with Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) to bring additional F-class combined-cycle gas turbines, and associated equipment and services, to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Walmart International has struggled to grow more recently, with comparable sales down last quarter in key markets such as Britain, Canada, China and Mexico, and an operating profit that declined in the first nine months of the fiscal year. McMillon has said in recent quarters the retailer must do more to control costs in international markets.
The hot-selling SUV has been recalled seven times since it was redesigned and went on sale in the spring of 2012. The first of two recalls announced Tuesday affects more than 161,000 Escapes worldwide.
The onslaught, captured in photos and video footage from Detroit and Chicago this year, was caused by the same thing: brisk winds sweeping across huge black piles of petroleum coke, or "petcoke," a powdery byproduct of oil refining that's been accumulating along Midwest shipping channels and sparking a new wave of health and environmental concerns.
Italian automaker Fiat SpA, Chrysler's majority owner, said earlier Monday that Chrysler's board has determined an initial public offering is "not practicable" in 2013. Instead, Chrysler Group LLC will continue work on the offering so it can happen in the first quarter of next year, the statement said.
That means methane may be a bigger global warming issue than thought, scientists say. Methane is 21 times more potent at trapping heat than carbon dioxide, the most abundant global warming gas, although it doesn't stay in the air as long.