By Jacob Ukelson, D.Sc., chief technology officer of ActionBaseUnstructured, ad-hoc business processes are a bit of an oxymoron -- how can a process be unstructured and still be a process?
After federal regulators approved the deal, Dow Chemical is in talks with Rohm & Haas about closing its $15.4 billion buyout of the specialty chemicals maker.
Ten days after cutting its Sioux Falls work force in half, Hutchinson Technology said Friday it's closing the plant and laying off the remaining 300 employees.
Company will idle its electric arc furnace in Mingo Junction, Ohio, next month because of poor steel market conditions.
British economy has officially sunk into recession, with output falling 1.5 percent in the fourth quarter of last year as the financial crisis ravaged banks, retail and manufacturing.
Motorcycle maker said Friday it will cut 1,100 jobs over two years, close some facilities and consolidate others as it grapples with a slowdown in motorcycle sales.
Aluminum producer is cutting jobs at its Davenport Works plant in the Quad Cities as part of a worldwide reduction.
German corporation said it will delay the planned start of stainless steel production at a $4 billion plant in Alabama.
Wall Street Journal reported Friday that the world’s largest drug maker may be seeking to buy rival Wyeth in a deal that could be valued at more than $60 billion.
Treasury Secretary-designate says President believes China is 'manipulating' its currency, a declaration that American manufacturers have long been fighting for.
Automaker is considering cutting more than 1,000 full-time jobs in North America and the United Kingdom to cope with faltering global demand, a news report said Friday.
Japan's biggest steelmaker is reducing steel production for the fiscal year through March by more than 4 million tons, the biggest drop since the company was set up in 1970.
Federal health officials say the salmonella recall now involves about 31 million pounds of peanut butter and peanut paste.
Food processor said Friday it agreed to acquire chocolate and cocoa powder producer Schokinag-Schokolade-Industrie Herrmann GmbH & Co.
Construction equipment maker said laid off workers at two plants were expected back to work Feb. 2, but layoffs have now been extended two weeks.
Memory chip maker declared bankruptcy Friday, saying a rescue package of $421.98 million in loans last month was insufficient to keep it viable.
Chipmaker said Friday 1,800 workers at its plant in the Philippines will lose their jobs when it closes this year as a part of global cost-cutting efforts.
World's largest manufacturer of flat screen televisions lost $14.4 million in the three months ending Dec. 31 as the global downturn hit prices and demand for mainstay products.
European defense and aerospace giant denied reports it might pull out of the military transport plane program, saying it is looking instead to renegotiate parts of the contract.