Companies placed more orders with U.S. factories in May from April, demanding more computers, machinery, and other equipment that signal investment plans.
Investigators are looking for the cause of an acid leak that injured one worker at an ammunition plant in Radford.
Quaker Chemical Corp. said Monday that it has purchased metal surface treatment products maker NP Coil Dexter Industries S.r.l.
Shifang city announced Tuesday it has scrapped plans for a copper plant after thousands of people protested the project's possible public health risks.
Alabama is providing more than $158 million in economic incentives for the Airbus assembly plant that will be built in Mobile.
It's often said that if you really want to find ways to improve your business, ask an employee. At its Hagerstown plant, Volvo did ask — and the result is "significant savings," according to company representatives.
Boeing is predicting that the world's airlines will buy 34,000 new airplanes over the next 20 years, driven by strong growth in China, India, and other emerging markets.
Toyota began monitoring electricity usage and power generation at its plants in an integrated manner on Monday to make more efficient use of energy and conserve power, company officials said.
A trade group for drone aircraft manufacturers and operators has released the industry's first code of conduct in response to growing privacy concerns.
Renesas Electronics Corp. said Tuesday it will close or sell eight of its 18 domestic plants and solicit early retirement applications from over 5,000 employees in September as part of its restructuring effort.
U.S. manufacturing shrank in June for the first time in nearly three years, adding to signs that economic growth is weakening.
Toyota Auto Body Co. launched a new model of the Coms one-seater electric car that can travel faster and longer per charge than the previous model launched in 2000.
Honda will hire more than 100 engineers, managers and others in the next three months so it can build the Acura MDX at a plant in Alabama.
China's manufacturing grew in June by its slowest pace in seven months, a survey released Sunday showed, raising questions about Beijing's efforts to prevent the world's second biggest economy from slowing too quickly.
A California-based solar panel manufacturer that received a half-billion dollar loan from the federal government before filing for bankruptcy protection is asking for more time to file a reorganization plan.
The nation's biggest lead producer says it's now abandoning plans to build a new plant in the eastern Missouri town of Herculaneum.
Airbus's planned aircraft assembly plant in Alabama will cost $600 million to build and will employ 1,000 people when it reaches full production, officials said ahead of a formal announcement Monday.
Toyota's problems with runaway acceleration just won't go away.
The drive to become the world's top electric motorcycle maker has led Craig Bramscher around the globe.