Governors have broken into a partisan on-camera feud at the White House after meeting with President Barack Obama. Leaders of the National Governors Association appeared Monday before the media claiming harmony and wide agreement, but immediately broke into a partisan dispute.
Warren Buffett is offering a refresher course on his approach to investing in his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc. shareholders. Buffett's full letter won't be released until Saturday, but Fortune magazine published an excerpt of it online on Monday.
Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen, Google's ideas director, announce New Digital Age grants for groups or individuals that use technology to solve problems. Schmidt and Cohen also discuss the future of technology.
Minority shareholders of Swedish truck maker Scania say they are hesitant about Volkswagen's 6.7 billion-euro ($9.2 billion) offer to take over the rest of the company. Swedish pension fund AP4 said it will review the offer, but that "it is not obvious that the price now offered is best in the long term."
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the cheeses produced by Roos Foods of Kenton, Del., are linked to a listeria outbreak. The recalled products are the company's Mexicana, Amigo, Santa Rosa De Lima, and Anita brands.
The Obama administration is facing off at the Supreme Court with industry groups and Republican-led states over a small but important program aimed at limiting power-plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming.
The $148 million high-tech manufacturing research institute set to open this spring in metro Detroit is expected to bring 10,000 jobs to the region within the next five years.
The president plans to meet Monday with governors of both parties at the White House, following a Sunday dinner in which he told state leaders their cooperation "is vital to make sure we're doing right by the American people."
Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. have failed to settle their latest patent dispute despite a daylong meeting between top Samsung executives and Apple CEO Tim Cook hosted by a mediator earlier this month.
In an appeal filed with the National Labor Relations Board, the union asserted that "interference by politicians and outside special interest groups" had swayed the election.
The company that manufactures Black Hawk helicopters said Friday it is eliminating 600 jobs, most of them in Connecticut, as it struggles with cuts to U.S. defense spending and a reduction in the demand for the workhorse aircraft used by the military to strike targets and ferry troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Drillers, business leaders, and politicians are hoping the natural gas boom is so big that it brings life to Pittsburgh's stagnant manufacturing sector. The rush of gas from the Marcellus shale and other formations can provide cheap fuel for a renaissance in domestic plastic- and steelmaking. And the ramp-up in drilling has drillers buying more pipes and parts for their work.
They worry that the 382,000-member UAW could be absorbed by a more hostile union. Such a merger could disrupt a decade of labor-management peace that has helped America's auto industry survive the financial crisis and emerge much stronger, according to a person with knowledge of executive discussions.
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You may get your product faster and cheaper, but manufacturing overseas has its pitfalls. Through a combination of one of the new manufacturing trends, “new-shoring” — creating new jobs closer to home — and smarter international manufacturing practices, small businesses are helping protect their valuable assets.
Frazier Industrial Company introduces their latest storage innovation, the Ergo-Label Beam. The Ergo-Label Beam is the blended, engineered design of two popular Frazier order picking solutions.
Tapeswitch Corporation offers a new programmable, mini safety laser scanner solution for simple through complex machine/area guarding applications, further expanding its custom/configurable machine guarding solutions.
Utah and Colorado lawmakers both voted favorably on proposals Thursday to treat tobacco like alcohol and take it away from 18- to 20-year-olds, a move inspired by new research on how many smokers start the habit as teenagers.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is alleging that a California slaughterhouse engaged in "circumvention" of federal inspection rules — a charge strongly denied by one of the facility's owners.
The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan has tapped Nissan Motor Co. to supply electric cars for its taxis and government fleet, hoping to reduce reliance on imported oil. Under the agreement announced Friday, Nissan will supply its Leaf electric car and set up charging stations in Bhutan.