Optimism regarding projected company revenue growth increased among U.S. industrial manufacturers during the third quarter of 2014, according to the Q3 2014 Manufacturing Barometer, released by PwC US.
About 400 people will gather this week to work on a plan to more closely harmonize Canadian and American industrial regulations across a wide range of sectors.
Elected officials and business leaders were disappointed by Boeing Co.'s decision earlier this year to build a new commercial airplane on the West Coast rather than in Missouri; however, Boeing offered a consolation prize. The aircraft manufacturer announced that it plans to bring up to 700 new jobs to St. Louis.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that Advanced Atomization Technologies, the joint venture between Parker Aerospace and GE Aviation, will expand and update its manufacturing facility and office building to accommodate an increased demand for work.
Ohio's governor talked with the head of Chrysler about the future of the Toledo-built Jeep Wrangler, just days after the automaker indicated production could be moved when a new model comes out.
Chrysler is recalling 21,470 full-size commercial vans in the U.S. and Canada to fix a problem with the headrests.
Alaska Airlines said Monday that it has ordered 10 planes from Boeing for $990 million.
Word that Tesla Motors was interested in locating its giant battery factory near Reno apparently jumpstarted a business migration to the region long before the electric car maker made the decision official.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a Texas company is recalling nearly 91,000 pounds of ground beef products that might be contaminated with pieces of metal.
Somewhere between 80 and 85 percent of all the canned pumpkin consumed in the United States comes from Libby's pumpkin cannery, owned by parent company Nestle USA.
Police say five people were killed early Monday in an explosion at an illegal fireworks factory in southern China.
A national design firm with local headquarters has signed on to redevelop a former Dayton-area General Motors factory into an 800-job automotive glass plant operated by a Chinese company.
The United Auto Workers union said Friday it is forming a local branch aimed at representing the Mercedes plant in Alabama in a move mirroring its efforts with fellow German automaker Volkswagen in Tennessee.
The new plant strengthens Magneti Marelli's position in North America adding to its competencies that include automotive lighting, powertrain, electronic systems, suspension systems, aftermarket and motorsport.
U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints of power-assisted steering failure in three Ford Motor Co. midsize car models.
More cars and trucks are being equipped with cameras, radar, automatic braking, and other safety technology that help avoid accidents, but drivers may not see their insurance bills go down anytime soon, experts in the auto and insurance industries said.
U.S. employers may have produced 200,000-plus job growth in September, a potentially reassuring sign after a hiring slowdown in August.
There are almost half a million skilled positions unfilled in manufacturing, a situation that will only worsen as baby boomers exit the industry, while fewer numbers of young people elect to enter it. We must change the perception of manufacturing as a desirable career — that’s why MFG Day matters.
The United Auto Workers is ramping up its efforts to gain representation of workers at the Mercedes plant in Alabama.
Federal authorities say a business in a small Utah town tried to ship rifle scopes to Russia and China without a license.