Diversified manufacturing company 3M Co. said Thursday that it reached a deal to buy Federal Signal Corp.'s technology business for $110 million in cash.
The sluggish job market is weighing on the U.S. economy three years after the Great Recession ended and it doesn't look to be getting much better any time soon.
Toyota Motor Corp. has been hammered by the strong yen, putting extra pressure on the automaker to stay lean and come up with new innovations to ride out the challenge, a senior executive said Thursday.
The winners all are between 35 and 64 years old and work in the Quaker plant's shipping department.
An experimental solar plane hoping to one day fly around the world tried again Thursday to fly over Morocco's Atlas Mountains after being thwarted a week ago by high winds.
The North American arm of Russian steelmaker Severstal is marking the opening of its newest steelmaking facilities.
Japanese truck maker Hino Motors Manufacturing plans to add 20 jobs and spend nearly $3 million to expand its West Virginia truck assembly plant.
A survey of chief executives shows fewer large U.S. companies plan to hire or boost spending in the next six months, reflecting a weaker U.S. economy.
Honda Motor Co. said Wednesday it will start recycling rare earths and other key materials in hybrid auto batteries this year — a key innovation in the Japanese automaker's effort to be green.
Research In Motion said it has started laying off employees as part of its restructuring plan aimed at saving about $1 billion this year.
Unsecured creditors fear the process is being rushed and asked that a Thursday hearing to approve proposed bid procedures be postponed. RG Steel opposed that request.
North Country business owners traveled to Canada to recruit manufacturers, speaking in Quebec's native French about opportunities to expand their operations into New Hampshire.
Lexus makes the best-quality cars in the U.S., and automakers overall are much better at eliminating problems that land vehicles in the repair shop, according to a new survey of car owners.
China on Wednesday defended its export curbs on rare earths used in high-tech products as an environmental measure and rejected a World Trade Organization challenge by the United States, Europe and Japan.
Toyota Motor Corp. on Wednesday recalled a total of 91,198 vehicles of four models, including the HiAce van and Dyna truck, saying their exhaust pipes could rupture and leak exhaust gas.
"What that means, quite literally, is that no materials leave this plant and end up in a landfill," said Mike Robinson, GM's vice president of sustainability and global regulatory affairs.
Nidec, which makes small motors for everything from car windows to copiers, is buying a 51 percent stake in the Chinese automotive motor company, Jiangsu Kaiyu Auto Appliance Co.
South Korean TV manufacturers are making billion dollar bets on a new display technology that promises an even thinner screen and imagery of eye-popping clarity.
With the unveiling of the Surface tablet, Microsoft is heading into unusual territory: competing with its partners, the very same companies that make Windows PCs.