Workers at a French subsidiary of the American company Molex released two bosses they were holding to protest plans to close the plant in southeast France.
Adapted from “Building a Winning Sales Force: Powerful Strategies for Driving High Performance” by Andris A. Zoltners, Prabhakant Sinha and Sally E. LorimerExecutives at top-performing manufacturing firms strive to motivate the sales force to do their very best by setting goals that are fair and realistic, but achieving this balance is far from easy -- especially considering the uncertainty in the manufacturing industry today.
New 2010 Prius hybrid will cost the same as current model when it goes on sale in the U.S. in late May, and an even cheaper version will be released later in the year.
Congressional committee said Bayer CropScience withheld information from emergency responders after a deadly explosion at a West Virginia chemical plant last summer.
Chip designer Broadcom is offering to buy Emulex for $9.25 per share, a 40 percent premium over network equipment maker's closing share price Monday
Illinois-based MCI says it has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection with a new majority owner, Franklin Mutual Advisers LLC.
Top U.S. trade official said Obama administration can strengthen provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement without having to renegotiate.
Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine says the company is planning a $20 million upgrade of its James City County plant to improve energy efficiency and technological capabilities.
Federal report says the U.S. government will loan General Motors up to $5 billion more to make it through June 1, and Chrysler could get up to $500 million more by April 30.
General Motors says it will shut down most of its operations at its metal stamping plant in suburban Grand Rapids, Mich., earlier than originally anticipated.
International Monetary Fund said worldwide financial institutions could suffer more than $4 trillion in losses from the credit crisis with the U.S. leading the way with $2.7 trillion.
Wholesale sales fell 0.6 percent to $41 billion in February as sales of machinery and equipment and "other products" dropped.
Aircraft maker has awarded a contract to repair and overhaul thrust reversers on the company's 737 next-generation planes to a Tulsa aerospace manufacturer.
Some see Oracle as a 'wicked stepmother' that will lay off thousands and wring other savings from Sun as it tries to boost its operating profit by $1.5 billion within the first year.
Democrats in the Michigan House want to require children's toy manufacturers to report what chemicals are used in their products.
Automaker expects vehicle production in Japan to fall to below 3 million for the first time in 31 years, and below the level needed to maintain its full-time workforce, a report said.
After worker's leg was crushed by a steel coil weighing nearly three tons, ArcelorMittal Tubular Products Canada Inc. was fined $110,000 under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Fed Reserve Vice Chairman said steadier consumer spending and home sales, and some upbeat earnings results may mean the U.S. economy is poised to recover later this year.
Former manager at a New Jersey pipe plant was sentenced Monday to nearly six years in prison in a federal investigation into worker safety violations and pollution of the Delaware River.
European Union cleared Tuesday the proposed acquisition of paper maker Aracruz by conglomerate Votorantim in an all Brazilian deal worth $1.1 billion.