Japan's top maker of steel girders has stopped exports with the strong yen and soaring steel scrap prices cutting into profit.
Diversified manufacturer to buy the Oak Brook, Ill-based company for $1.2 billion to expand its life safety product offerings.
Growth in India and China will keep driving the global economy despite a slump in the United States, India's commerce minister said.
Daimler's heavy truck subsidiary plans to lay off about half the workers at its truck manufacturing plant in Cleveland, North Carolina.
Company voluntarily recalled some orthopedic surgical products made at its Dover, Ohio, plant after determining they do not meet internal quality standards.
Going back to college and a cottage on the lake may be on the agenda for the 60-year old now former employee -- but he says he won't be buying a foreign vehicle.
German manufacturing orders dropped 0.5 percent in February from the previous month due to weaker foreign demand.
Shortage of hops has left smaller brewers unable to buy the key beer ingredient, but Boston Beer Co., the maker of the Samuel Adams brand, agreed to share 20,000 pounds of its hops.
Moscow expects to sell at least three submarines to Venezuela in a deal to be inked when President Hugo Chavez visits next month, Russian news media said.
German shoe company will keep its U.S. headquarters in Portland, Oregon, but cut jobs there to gain a competitive advantage in the domestic market.
Influential Chinese companies that want to avoid foreign competition are the biggest threat to more economic reform in China, says U.S. Treasury Secretary.
Automaker installing in test vehicles the lithium-ion batteries that will be used in the extended-range plug-in electric Chevrolet Volt when it launches in two years.
UPM-Kymmene Corp. opened a new labelstock plant in Dixon, Ill., as part of a $420 million global program to expand label manufacturing.
European regulators partially approved Heineken's bid for the assets of brewer Scottish & Newcastle in Britain, Belgium, Finland and Portugal.
Airplane maker announced that for the first time in aviation history it has flown a manned airplane powered by hydrogen fuel cells.
Top EU and U.S. consumer safety officials launching a joint initiative aimed at making Chinese manufacturers and regulators improve product safety standards.
Defense Dept. audit revealed the Army can't be sure some of its body armor met safety standards, partly because it didn't do proper paperwork on initial testing.
Founder and CEO Michael Dell says computer maker is committed to reducing costs over the next several years and improving the company's competitiveness.
New applications filed for unemployment claims jumped by a seasonally adjusted 38,000 to 407,000 -- the highest level since September 2005.