Fuel manufacturer's workers voted in favor of a 2-year contract with a 4 percent wage increase each year.
Chery, China's biggest automaker, inks production venture deal with Chrysler; first export will be sold as a Dodge.
Jet sales highest since 2001; company on target to reach its full-year estimate of 440 to 445.
Canadian software development center allows Microsoft to tap into talent pool blocked by U.S. immigration issues.
Hopes for a global trade deal could be set back for years if a current impasse is not broken; top U.S. trade official criticizes India and Brazil.
Despite weaknesses in construction and housing-related industries, the job market is relatively strong.
Microchip Technology Inc. said it is suing a Chinese manufacturer for alleged illegal copying of its microcode and other proprietary information.
Number two personal computer producer expects shipments to grow 20 percent as it adjusts its sales tactics for the region.
Samsonite struggled since a major refinancing deal fell through following 9/11; company also faced shareholder lawsuits and years of net losses.
In the first half of 2007, 19.1 percent of products made for domestic consumption were found to be substandard; China blames a difference in quality standards with importing countries.
Major U.S. airlines hold 90 percent of military and aviation communications company ARINC Inc.
Satellite and broadcast network equipment-maker buys AeroAstro Inc. in a cash and stock deal totaling about $18 million.
Charles Brown will take over as chief executive when Stephen Light retires later in July.
World's second-largest Coke bottler outside the U.S. buys newly constructed facility near Moscow for $261 million.
Pumps, seals and valves producer transferred the plant and its 23 employees to cut down redundant production.
United Steelworkers union served 72-hour strike notice to association reps after contract talk failures.
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Big-ticket durable goods and the housing slump brought down factory orders, but forward-looking reports suggest manufacturing is headed for a rebound.
Domestic automakers were helped by crossover sales, but still posted declines as Toyota continues to gain ground on GM.