According to the Census Bureau report, new orders were up 3.4 percent, and most other markers were positive, but some still worry.
At the annual shareholders' meeting, the CEO said the plastics unit should be sold by the second or third quarter; problems with the pension program drew protests.
Phil Teel says shipyard needs 400 skilled craftsmen and 250 salaried employees to fulfill its Navy commitments; blames housing shortage and high interest rates for labor shortage.
Change in trade partners establishes China's place in the global economy and highlights economic interdependence between Japan and China.
Company will build 1,500 compact track loaders and 1,900 skid steers at Wichita, Kan., facility.
Engler says MEP program stimulated more than $2.2 billion in economic growth, created or saved more than 53,000 jobs.
The AFL-CIO annual ''Death on the Job'' report, released Wednesday, said Wyoming has the highest rate of job fatalities, with 16.8 deaths per 100,000 workers, and Montana has the second-highest, with 10.3 fatalities per 100,000 workers.
Report by the Richmond Fed indicates that the manufacturing activity index for the region registered -11 in April, down from -10 in March.
General Motors, Ford and DaimlerChrysler will train their Chinese suppliers about how to comply with safe working standards.
The growth of Taiwan's manufacturing production index (MPI) and its industrial production index (IPI) in the first quarter of this year only showed a slight improvement, according to statistics released Tuesday by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
Ladson, S.C.-based company will supply 1,000 vehicles for U.S. Marine Corps’ Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle program.
Cytos could receive up to $496 million under the terms of the agreement.
Alliance will allow Robbins & Myers to cost-effectively acquire technologies for new product development.
New York-based company will research alternative vehicle ignition systems; plant to employ 220 people.
Technip has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management services contract by BP-YPC Acetyls Co. Ltd.
Financial terms were not disclosed, but German Tognum GmbH has purchased generator set manufacturer Katolight.
Boeing, Virgin Atlantic Join For Biofuel Development; Virgin Atlantic Puts In Big Order For Boeing's DreamlinersApril 24, 2007 12:23 pm | by Anita LaFond, News Editor | News | Comments
Two companies announce environmental partnership; Virgin Atlantic orders 15 Dreamliners at $2.8 billion.
Company has 45 days to solicit competing proposals.
Raytheon will provide radar equipment for foreign navies; work will be done in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Honda's global production rose 5.7 percent for March, marking the 20th consecutive month of an increase in production.