Manufacturing production is expected to outpace GDP, with anticipated growth of 3.4 percent in 2014, an increase from 3.2 percent in the previous forecast, and 4.0percent in 2015.
International automotive supplier Continental is planning to invest about $150 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Newport News, creating 500 jobs.
An eight-month investigation into brake problems with some older Toyota Camry gas-electric hybrids has been closed without a recall.
Hewlett-Packard Company is recalling about 5.6 million notebook computer AC power cords in this country and another 446,700 in Canada.
Ford Motor Co. has begun an eight-week closure of its Dearborn, Mich., F-150 pickup plant to overhaul it for a new, aluminum-bodied version of the top-selling vehicle line in the U.S.
Federal regulators are seeking public comment on smokeless tobacco maker Swedish Match's request to certify its General-branded pouches of tobacco as less harmful than cigarettes.
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A northeast Missouri manufacturing plant that makes components for motor vehicles has begun a $17 million expansion.
The Charlotte City Council has approved an incentive package for Sealed Air Corp., which announced last month it's moving its headquarters from New Jersey to North Carolina.
On August 24, 2014, Etobicoke Casting Plant celebrated its 50th year of producing die cast parts for Chrysler Group LLC.
U.S. safety regulators are investigating a complaint that front brake hoses can fail on some Ford Explorer Police Interceptor SUVs.
Business orders for long-lasting manufactured goods shot up by the largest amount on record in July but much of the strength came from a huge surge in demand for commercial aircraft. Outside of transportation, orders actually fell.
An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded shortly after launch on a test flight at the company's Central Texas development site.
Chip supplier Fairchild Semiconductor is eliminating about 1,350 jobs in the U.S. and Asia — about 15 percent of its total workforce — to reduce costs.
Boeing said Monday that BOC Aviation, an aircraft leasing company based in Singapore, is ordering 82 airplanes for a total of $8.8 billion.
The co-owner of a Northern California slaughterhouse accused of processing cows with cancer while U.S. livestock inspectors took lunch breaks has pleaded guilty to a federal criminal charge.
U.S. financial markets moved higher in midday trading Monday, edging the Standard & Poor's 500 index past 2,000 points for the first time.
Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche said Sunday it has reached an $8.3 billion deal to buy InterMune Inc., a California-based developer of treatments for lung diseases.
LG Electronics Inc. announced two new giant OLED TVs with ultra-high definition screens Monday, sticking with its strategy of using the exceptionally expensive OLED display technology.
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