Gov. Pat Quinn defended the state's business climate Sunday after the head of Caterpillar Inc. blasted state political leaders in a published column for not doing enough to grow business and jobs in Illinois.
After losing their fight against right-to-work legislation, labor organizers are making a desperate bid on shop room floors and at union halls to persuade members to keep paying their union dues and avoid crippling labor's influence in Indiana.
Whirlpool Corp. said it welcomed a preliminary decision by the government on Friday affirming that Whirlpool and other U.S. appliance makers are being harmed by washing machines imported from South Korea and Mexico.
For the second year in a row, Grainger presented Georgia-Pacific Professional with two Partners in Performance Awards at Grainger’s annual supplier conference held recently in Rosemont, Ill.
A fire at a Clarksville zinc plant was burning so hot Friday morning that the three-story building's metal walls glowed orange as firefighters struggled to smother highly combustible zinc dust with fire-retardant foam.
Nissan is recalling 39,000 Versa small cars because the transmissions can be shifted out of park without the driver's foot on the brake.
The head of the Canadian Auto Workers union is accusing Caterpillar Inc. of not following the rules in its 2010 takeover of a London, Ont. locomotive plant it has decided to shut down.
President Barack Obama is making a strong election-year push for an economic revival "built on American manufacturing." But he faces an uphill slog, with little consensus even within his own party on how to do it.
General Electric is starting production of a hybrid water heater in Louisville, marking the first new product line at Appliance Park since 1957.
AllThingsD, a website affiliated with The Wall Street Journal, says Apple Inc. is holding an event in San Francisco the first week of March — the same week Apple announced the iPad 2 last year.
Federal safety regulators are investigating reports of fires in the driver's side doors of 2007 Toyota Camry sedans and RAV-4 crossover SUVs.
Gov. Pat Quinn said Thursday that he believes Caterpillar Inc.'s decision to bypass Illinois as it looks to build a new plant and relocate some of its Japanese operations was based almost entirely on Illinois' lack of ocean access and had little to do with the state's business climate.
General Motors Co. has won approval from environmental authorities in central China for a new $1.1 billion assembly plant, though the company says it has not yet decided on the plan.
Kuzak, 60, and Booth, 63, each served more than three decades with the Dearborn, Mich., company. Their most important years were the last five when Ford turned itself around after borrowing $23.5 billion in 2006 to stay in business.
The year of the dragon rolled in with a whimper instead of a roar as Chinese industry data showed Thursday that passenger car sales in the world's biggest auto market fell 24 percent from a year earlier.
The number of people seeking unemployment aid neared a four-year low last week, a positive sign that strong hiring could continue in the coming months.
Prosecutors unsealed an indictment that accuses a company of conspiring with a CA couple to steal DuPont trade secrets.
The Garland Company, Inc., manufacturer and distributor of high-performance solutions for the building envelope, recently announced it has received three honors for innovation.
A federal judge convicted a Chinese-born American Wednesday of stealing trade secrets but acquitted her of more serious charges of corporate espionage at a trial in Chicago that highlighted fears about China pilfering U.S. company secrets.
An email to local leaders, signed only by the Peoria-based company's North American Facility Site Selection Team, says Caterpillar's longstanding complaints about Illinois' state budget deficit were a factor.