Buying Motorola allows Google to expand into manufacturing phones, tablet computers, and other consumer devices for the first time.
While businesses bemoan the cost of regulations, a new study suggests that government enforcement of workplace health and safety rules can save lives without sapping a company's bottom line.
Hewlett-Packard is poised to eliminate as many as 30,000 jobs to compensate for dwindling demand for personal computers, according to recent reports.
The Labor Department says it has reached a $600,000 settlement with adhesives manufacturer Bostik Inc., over workplace safety citations related to a March 2011 explosion.
Steel recycler Nucor Corp. said Friday that it plans to buy a steel distribution unit of ArcelorMittal for $605 million, expanding its reach in the North American construction industry.
Eastman Kodak is planning to add positions in its coating and finishing operations in CO as part of an operations shutdown at the company's headquarters in NY.
The approximately $80 million investment will bring total plant investment to more than $700 million. Approximately 125 new jobs will be created, increasing employment nearly 10 percent to 1,150.
China's government rejected a U.S. antidumping ruling against its solar power equipment makers and Chinese manufacturers warned possible higher tariffs might hurt efforts to promote clean energy.
Shares of Caterpillar Inc. fell Thursday after the maker of heavy equipment reported slower growth in dealer sales.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits was unchanged last week, suggesting modest but steady gains in the job market.
Japan's economy grew an at annual rate of 4.1 percent in the first quarter amid a gradual recovery from last year's catastrophic earthquake and tsunami.
Construction is starting on a new $90 million facility at Alcoa's factory in Lafayette.
Honda Motor Co. said it has relocated production of the 50-cc scooter to China and will release the new Chinese-made Super Cub model for the Japanese market on May 25.
Featuring a line of rotary-style gasket cutters, Allen will be absorbed into the Allpax Gasket Cutter Systems Division at Guardair’s Chicopee, MA headquarters.
U.S. manufacturing, one of the strongest areas of the economy since the recession ended nearly three years ago, rebounded in April after a March lull.
Honda says it's recalling nearly 53,000 Acura TL sedans in the U.S. to fix a problem with power steering hoses.
Akio Toyoda took the helm at Japan's auto industry group with a promise to keep production and jobs at home to help along the country's recovery from last year's tsunami disaster.
General Motors' Vauxhall plant in northern England will build the company's top-selling Astra vehicles, the automaker said Thursday.
Ford Motor Co. said its new C-Max hybrid small minivan will have a base price that's $500 less than Toyota's Prius V wagon when it goes on sale this fall.