Amazon.com Inc. has agreed to buy Kiva Systems, which makes robots and software to help companies fulfill orders, for $775 million in cash.
Business groups and a former labor leader came together to announce the formation of a nonprofit group aimed at helping create middle-class jobs in Alabama.
Bolivia's government says the country possesses more than 70 percent of the world's reserves of lithium.
The U.S. Department of Commerce found that Samsung, LG, and other brands were illegally "dumping" some of their foreign-made appliances in the U.S., by selling the products at less than fair value.
After amassing a huge cash hoard, Apple is acknowledging that it doesn't need all that money, saying that it will start paying some of it out to shareholders in the form of a dividend and share buyback program.
Louisiana Delta Community College and ANGUS Chemical Co. started a "process technology" program at Delta five years ago to keep the plant in northwest Louisiana.
Beneke Magnolia Inc. has acquired Sanderson Plumbing Products Inc. and the purchase will ensure that 400 jobs remain at the Columbus plant, officials said Monday.
Apple appears to be making less of a profit from each new iPad than it did when it launched the previous model a year ago, according to a research firm's analysis.
The former president of a Vermont manufacturing company that went out of business in 2007 has pleaded not guilty to federal fraud charges.
Shares of United States Steel Corp. and other steel companies rose Monday after some manufacturers announced price hikes last week, fueling expectations of improving demand.
A group of writers have demanded millions of dollars in compensation from Apple for allegedly selling unlicensed versions of their books in its online store, a lawyer said Monday.
Boeing CEO Jim McNerney's compensation jumped 34 percent last year as the board of the big airplane maker rewarded him for delivering the new 787 and winning a huge Air Force order for refueling tankers.
Ford offered the buyouts to all 41,000 factory workers last fall in an effort to cut its skilled trades and production workforces.
Caterpillar is moving fast to build its $200 million manufacturing plant near Athens, having started construction exactly a month after the project was announced.
Honda agreed to hand out benefits such as $100 to $200 in cash to some 200,000 individual owners, with the judge in charge estimating the value of the settlement at $170 million.
Air Force controllers rescued a satellite that had been stranded in the wrong orbit possibly because a piece of cloth had been left in a critical fuel line during manufacture.
Retirees of a West Virginia aluminum plant have accepted a deal that should partly restore their health benefits.
Fiat says CEO Sergio Marchionne, who also heads Chrysler, receieved total compensation of $18.87 million last year, mostly in stock options.
The first stretch of what's been dubbed an "Electric Highway" on the West Coast from Canada to Mexico went operational with the opening of a series of fast-charging stations along 160 miles of the interstate.
Denmark-based automotive supplier Dinex Group has announced plans to open a manufacturing plant in south Georgia expected to bring 250 jobs and $15 million to the state.