The latest monthly numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed the number of job openings increasing slightly in December compared to the previous month.
A Colorado man who had a factory in Michigan has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for trying to sell faulty gun parts to the Defense Department.
A company that makes manufactured homes plans to re-open two plants in central Wisconsin.
Manufacturers who produce children's products that have been placed under recall largely aren't using social media to inform consumers about those safety issues, a consumer watchdog group has found.
The price of oil is on a wild ride, and there is little agreement on where it's headed.
Oil and gas drilling services company Halliburton says it will eliminate at least 5,000 jobs in response to falling oil prices.
Procter & Gamble said Tuesday that it plans to invest $500 million in a West Virginia manufacturing facility and expects to create 700 jobs. The more than 1 million-square-foot facility is scheduled to open in 2017.
A General Motors stockholder representing four investment funds has told the company he'll seek a seat on its board at the annual meeting this summer and will push for an $8 billion stock buyback to take place by next year.
The number of available jobs posted by U.S. employers rose in December to the highest level in 14 years, a sign recent strong job gains will likely continue. Employers also filled more jobs and more employees quit, two additional signs of an improving labor market.
Montana and Wyoming, despite having a similar relationship to the coal energy industry, are planning to approach the Clean Power Act from two opposite directions.
China said its recent gas discovery in the politically volatile South China Sea could yield 100 billion cubic meters of natural gas, underlining Beijing's determination to extract resources from waters claimed by several nations.
Willamette Valley businesses that rely on overseas shipments say they are frustrated by the delays that have come with bargaining over a labor contract at West Coast ports, and some say the effects have hit them coming and going.
An autopsy has found that a metal disc from a defective air bag sliced into a Texas man's neck and killed him after a low-speed car accident last month near Houston.
Cheaper, better robots will replace human workers in the world's factories at a faster pace over the next decade, pushing labor costs down 16 percent, a report said.
The SpaceX company has called off Sunday's launch of a deep-space observatory. The countdown was halted at the two-and-a-half-minute mark at Cape Canaveral, Florida, because of a problem with a rocket-tracking system.
Automakers are cramming cars with wireless technology, but they have failed to adequately protect those features against the real possibility that hackers could take control of vehicles or steal personal data, according to an analysis of information that manufacturers provided to a senator.
The families of 52 people killed in crashes caused by faulty General Motors small-car ignition switches will receive millions in compensation from a company fund.
Cuba's Moment, a report from the MAPI Foundation, the research affiliate of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, concludes that a strong manufacturing sector is unlikely to develop without aggressive action on a number of fronts, including domestic investment, inward investment, trade, workforce development, and access to capital markets.
A broad range of industries propelled U.S. job growth in January, an encouraging sign that the improving economy is permeating nearly all sectors of the economy.
Pepperidge Farm is recalling about 46,000 packages of bagels because they may contain peanuts or almonds that could set off a serious allergic reaction.