Twenty-six percent of U.S. employers say they plan to hire within the next three months, according to a Manpower survey of 14,000 companies.
Christopher Stevens has been promoted to general manager of Devcon, a Massachusetts-based manufacturer of adhesives and sealants for OEMs.
New Hampshire-based components manufacturer acquired Scandia Manufacturing, maker of precision hydraulic and mechanical marine systems for the Department of Defense.
New fabrication facility is expected to double capacity and will be located near an existing manufacturing facility in Brunswick.
Bustling economies in China and India, and newfound oil wealth in countries such as Russia, have helped keep sales of small executive jets strong.
Pork processing company will close a smoked ham manufacturing plant in Kinston, but will offer the 476 employees jobs at other plants.
Union president Ron Gettelfinger says there's no movement toward settling a two-week strike at American Axle and Manufacturing Holdings Inc.
Strike at auto parts maker could last much longer, largely because the company is profitable but wants concessions, according to some labor experts and workers.
Another round of layoffs came this month at Biederlack, a Maryland blanket manufacturer, after deals fall apart with Wal-Mart and Sam's Wholesale.
Trade deficit grew to $58.2 billion in January as imports — including crude-oil prices — zoomed to all-time highs.
Bombardier warned local authorities it could be forced to close down the plant if it does not get a contract from the state-controlled railway to build 1,200 railcars.
German drug maker acquires U.S.-based Sagmel's over-the-counter portfolio for an undisclosed price.
Yachiyo Industry Co. is building a new plant to produce mini-vehicles as soaring gas prices boost demand for the cheap, fuel-efficient minicars.
Washington state lawmakers and governor praising Boeing's decision to protest a $35 billion tanker contract awarded to the parent company of European plane maker Airbus.
China's inflation surged 8.7 percent in February, squeezing exporters and adding to the threat of unrest ahead of the Beijing Olympics.
EADS reported annual losses of $684.16 million Tuesday, after a year marred by the botched roll out of both military and commercial aircraft.
After a disappointing year, neither the new chief executive of the nation’s largest candy maker nor the man he replaced received a bonus in 2007.
Economy will suffer as the slumping housing market eats away at job creation and consumer spending, but the nation should avoid a recession this year, says an economic report.
Agency is trying to find out how herbal supplements got into a family's frozen fish dinner, a discovery that prompted a voluntary recall in 11 states.
Following a debriefing by Air Force officials Friday, Boeing will formally protest the $35 billion refueling tanker contract awarded to EADS and Northrop Grumman.