Attorneys for the Humane Society of the United States and other groups suing the Department of Agriculture over its permitting procedures for the plants filed a motion Friday seeking an extension of the restraining order.
Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, says its third-quarter profits rose as the takeover of new brands and higher selling prices offset the impact of lower sales volumes. The gain largely reflects the company's $20 billion purchase of the remainder of Mexico's Grupo Modelo.
The stalling of the federal government contributed to worsening business conditions in nine Midwest and Plains states, according to a monthly economic report issued Friday.
The former CEO of a company that made fire-resistant building blocks has pleaded guilty to scamming nearly $5 million from people who lost their homes in two wildfires. The Santa Barbara News-Press reports 64-year-old Penny Estes entered her plea to 28 counts on Thursday. She could face nearly 40 years in prison when she's sentenced.
U.S. factory activity expanded in October at the fastest pace in 2½ years, suggesting that the 16-day partial shutdown of the government had little effect on manufacturers.Instead, overseas demand and healthy U.S. auto sales appear to be supporting factory output.
Ford is recalling about 3,100 F-Series ambulances because the engines can stop unexpectedly. The F-350, F-450 and F-550 "Super Duty" ambulances have 6.7-Liter diesel engines. They're from the 2011 and 2012 model years.
Reynolds Holding and Antony Currie explain how Fiat and a union trust fund - the two owners of the Detroit automaker - are battling over a much smaller sum than overall valuations imply.
A judge refused Thursday to order an immediate halt to production of the internationally popular hot sauce Sriracha at a Southern California factory that local residents say is stinking up their neighborhoods with pepper and garlic fumes.
Whirlpool Corp. says extensive soil tests show no evidence of illegal dumping or widespread contamination in an area of northern Ohio where children were among dozens of people who have been sickened in a cancer cluster.
William C. Lowe had a bold idea: IBM should develop a personal computer that could be mass marketed, expanding the company's reach beyond businesses and into people's homes.
Boeing Co. is speeding up production of its 737 again as it aims to cut down a huge backlog of the jets.
Ghosn attributed the weaker than expected performance to a variety of troubles, chief among them weakness in many emerging markets and painfully expensive recalls. He announced a management reshuffle that will make the company's chief operating officer, Toshiyuki Shiga, a vice chairman and appoint three other executives as COOs.
Executives with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. say they plan to move production of some shoes from overseas to a manufacturing plant in south Georgia, which they say will create 250 jobs in the state. The retailer on Thursday announced plans for the facility in Hazelhurst, about 100 miles west of Savannah.
The growing demand for immediate information in business has driven the creation of real-time data analysis solutions by geospatial engineering firms. Advanced consumer reporting solutions allow manufacturers, retailers and distribution companies to collect and crunch real-time inventory and sales data, and make it usable in seconds.
For any business with a physical presence, from a nuclear power plant to a large manufacturing and shipping facility to an office equipped with sensitive electronics, a determination of the consequences of a lightning strike should be part of this risk analysis.
Walter has unveiled a series of new inserts to its Walter Xtra·tec® Point Drill lineup which provide drilling solutions for the heat exchanger industry.
Testo Thermal Imaging has announced their next generation thermal imagers, the Testo 870 series, in two distinct models.
Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced two new commercial products - SELECT Open Access and MANAGEservices.
Battery Ventures portfolio company Industrial Safety Technologies (IST) has completed the acquisition of the Oldham fixed-point gas detection business from Industrial Scientific Corporation.
Electronic Water Conditioning is a non-invasive system utilizing a solenoid coil or coils wrapped around the pipework to be treated for scale deposits.