Hewlett-Packard is poised to eliminate as many as 30,000 jobs to compensate for dwindling demand for personal computers, according to recent reports.
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.
President Barack Obama has pushed for its renewal, saying it is key to his jobs-promoting goal of doubling exports over a five-year period.
Plexus Corp. says its new $50 million high-tech manufacturing plant in Neenah will create 350 jobs.
The Woonsocket Call reports the company plans to put $1M into the facility and hopes to increase its 50-member workforce by 25 percent as part of its expansion plans.
Since Kodak filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in January, the company has announced nearly 500 layoffs in the Rochester area.
A federal judge struck down new regulations governing union elections, saying the National Labor Relations Board did not follow proper voting procedures when it approved the rules last year.
The leading Japanese automaker built the factory at a cost of around 3.8 billion yuan, or about 50 billion yen, creating 2,000 jobs, it said.
Brose North America Inc. announced an agreement to buy the 380,000-square-foot facility to increase its capacity for door modules and seat structures.
Canon Inc. is moving toward fully automating digital camera production in an effort to cut costs — a key change being played out across Japan, a world leader in robotics.
The factory will be located on the outskirts of the city of Chennai, Tamil Nadu state, with operations scheduled to commence in 2014 and annual production targeted at 1.8 million units by 2018.
A tractor plant in Fargo is requesting a five-year tax break on an addition that owners say will add 48 jobs with an annual payroll of more than $3 million.
Rare Element Resources promises high-wage jobs and economic vitality to an area where 40 percent of the population is age 50 or older.
A bill that would delay efforts to end a program at Oklahoma City's Boeing plant to upgrade C-130 cockpits was approved by the U.S. House Armed Services Committee.
MSC Industrial Supply announced it has signed an agreement to create a first-of-its-kind certificate program with Tooling U, a leader in online training for the manufacturing industry.
Nissan has broken ground on an engine plant in Decherd, Tenn., that is expected to create up to 400 jobs.
Wholesale baking company Hostess Brands Inc., has notified the state it may lay off more than 180 workers in Wisconsin as part of its plan to get out of bankruptcy.
Mitt Romney re-ignited the bailout debate by suggesting he deserves "a lot of credit" for the recent successes of the nation's largest car companies.
U.S. companies in March posted the highest number of job openings in nearly four years, a sign that hiring could strengthen in the coming months after slowing this spring.
The solar energy product maker Energy Conversion Devices Inc. says it's cutting about 300 jobs as it cancels an auction of its solar panel unit.
Mitsubishi Motors Corp. cut operating hours at its Mizushima plant due to sluggish exports, and plans to send some 500 surplus workers to other plants.
Grob Systems in Bluffton plans to add about 130 jobs and The Courier newspaper reports the company is seeking nearly $11 million in state loans for the expansion.
Labor leaders who argue the pipeline would create jobs; the State Department estimates it could result in up to 6,000 new jobs.