South Carolina lawmakers believe their state has the upper hand in the competition to land Volvo's new U.S. manufacturing plant.
Construction research firm CMD expects starts of industrial construction projects to increase 7.8 percent this year due in large part to reshoring efforts by U.S. manufacturers.
The 'Photo of the Day' shows the subject of stricter EPA regulations as a result of health and pollution risks.
China set a lower economic growth target for this year and promised to open more industries to foreign investors as it tries to make its slowing, state-dominated economy more productive.
The latest spat over transporting ever-increasing amounts of crude oil around the country now centers on the pacific Northwest.
More than 400 union workers planned to lobby lawmakers Wednesday against giving the Obama administration heightened power to negotiate trade agreements.
Toyota announced that Julie Hamp will lead the Japanese automaker's global communications efforts, reportedly making her the first female executive in company history.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, promoting his message of income equality, pressed influential New York City business leaders on Thursday to raise their workers' starting pay to $13 an hour.
Engineers at jet engine proving grounds in Ohio are using a jet engine GE developed for Boeing’s Dreamliner to test engine parts made from a new ceramic super-material.
German factory orders, a key indicator for Europe's biggest economy, dropped much further than expected in January, led by a big drop in demand from other eurozone countries.
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level since May, though the pace of applications remains at a level consistent with steady hiring.
U.S. worker productivity was even weaker than first thought from October through December while labor costs rose at a faster rate.
Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson has offered his opinions on low oil prices, and he thinks they are here to stay.
There is no doubt what visitors are coming to see at the glamorous Geneva motor show: supercars.
A U.S. Senator is requesting that regulators investigate Lumber Liquidators following a report that said the company's laminate flooring made in China may not meet California's health and safety standards.
The Senate's top Republican is telling states to ignore a central part of President Barack Obama's plans to curb the pollution blamed for global warming.
In their compilation of the world’s richest, Forbes found a record-breaking 1,826 billionaires with a net worth of $7.05 trillion. We’re showcasing just seven industry-leaders around the globe who built their fortune in manufacturing-related fields.
During a media roundtable at the 2015 Grainger Show, CEO Jim Ryan sat down to discuss some recurring themes Grainger is seeing in the marketplace. Some of the topics Ryan says Grainger is focusing on most include its social media commitment, its e-Commerce channel and the continued agenda surrounding safety.
Despite widespread support in Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Legislature and the endorsement of right-to-work by the national GOP, one Minnesota Republican harshly criticized the proposed law and invited affected companies to consider moving across the Mississippi River.
In Europe, SUV now stands for: Shrinking Utility Vehicle. An array of ever-smaller sport-utility vehicles and SUV car-like crossovers is going on display this week at the Geneva International Motor Show.