Alcoa and Noble Group Ltd announced the signing of a definitive agreement that will result in Alcoa World Alumina and Chemicals selling 100 percent of its ownership stake in the Jamalco bauxite mining and alumina refining joint venture.
Pickles and sauerkraut are once again rolling down processing lines in Skagit County as Gielow Pickles starts up production in a 70,000-square-foot facility at the Port of Skagit.
Whole Foods plans to start rolling out a system that ranks fruits and vegetables as "good," ''better" or "best" based on the supplier's farming practices.
The manufacturing sector, already a leading component of the U.S. economy, would benefit significantly if the crude oil ban were lifted, according to a new study.
New York manufacturers are growing at the slowest pace in six months as new orders shrink and shipments barely rise.
Mayor, D. Michael Collins, along with state officials, met with Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne last week to begin talks about the future of the Wrangler and the factory that builds it.
If you're a driver, a shipper, or an airline, low oil prices sure feel nice. But there are downsides to the recent plunge in oil prices — for the oil industry and for the economy.
Chrysler is recalling 184,215 SUVs worldwide because a wiring problem could disable their air bags and seat belt pretensioners.
An Oregon ballot measure on the labeling of genetically modified foods is starting to attract big money.
The world's biggest hamburger chain is confronting unappetizing questions as part of a U.S. campaign to beat back perceptions that it serves Frankenfood.
General Motors' Fort Wayne truck assembly plant wants local officials to waive taxes for a decade to help with a possible $1 billion upgrade, a spokeswoman said.
It sounded like a good idea: build massive solar energy plants in the deserts of North Africa and the Middle East to supply Europe with 15 percent of its electricity needs by 2050. But, the consortium behind the ambitious plan has now admitted defeat.
The SME Education Foundation is pleased to announce it will establish two new scholarships specifically for Focus: HOPE students pursuing careers in manufacturing, manufacturing technology, or a closely related field.
August U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $356.69 million according to AMT — The Association For Manufacturing Technology.
U.S. safety regulators are investigating reports that some Michelin heavy truck tires can fail and cause crashes.
Boeing Co. says that Garuda Indonesia placed an order for 50 jets with a total sticker price of $4.9 billion.
Frenchman Jean Tirole won the Nobel prize for economics for finding ways to encourage better products and competitive prices in industries dominated by a few companies.
Ford Motor Company has announced the addition of 850 new jobs at its historic Ford Rouge Center, comprised of the Dearborn Truck, Dearborn Stamping and Dearborn Diversified facilities. The new jobs will support production of the all-new 2015 F-150, launching in a matter of weeks.
At least 27 people have died and 25 people have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced it is launching a national dialogue with stakeholders on ways to prevent work-related illness caused by exposure to hazardous substances.