World's third-largest brewer says the acquisition of second-largest Dutch beermaker will help Miller grow its premium brand business.
Experts predict Puerto Rico is in danger of losing its position as a top five global drug-making center unless it offers better incentives and shifts more toward research.
South Korean company expects to sell 100,000 of the new QM5 in 2008, 35 percent at home and 65 percent overseas, doubling vehicle sales.
Sale to Brazil steelmaker Gerdeau SA will leave the engineered products maker's building products unit as a standalone business.
Semiconductor equipment maker buying the supplier of automated metallization and test systems for making solar cells to strengthen position in photovoltaic industry.
Cells with higher efficiency rates can produce more energy from fewer panels, but the efficiency of the company's newly-commercialized cells fell below pilot run.
Cooking equipment manufacturer paying $188 million for commercial foodservice equipment maker to expand in fast casual dining, bakery-cafe and convenience-store segments.
Officials at the electronics manufacturer say the decrease of 1,630 employees in six months is not part of restructuring.
Susan Schwab says progress has been made in the areas of agriculture and manufacturing, and she believes a world trade agreement could be reached before Bush leaves office.
Chairman of the Japan Iron and Steel Federation says a melding of two of the largest raw-materials suppliers is undesirable for industrial competition and pricing.
Mail and document-managing company cutting 4 percent of its workforce as it outsources manufacturing work and streamlines management.
To meet demand for its GEnx engines, GE will expand jet engine production rates by more than 50 percent in the next three years.
The company, which makes substances to boost oil and gas well output, said the decision was based on the rising cost of imported raw material and the small scale of the facility.
The $4.2 billion acquisition of the cement and concrete products manufacturer bolsters the construction materials producer's operations in Florida and diversifies its nationwide presence.
Industrial metalworking company bought Germany-based manufacturer of clad metal plates and various explosives-related oil-field products for $96.6 million.
United Arab Emirates-based investment firm buys 8.1 percent stake in No. 2 microprocessor maker Advanced Micro Devices for $622 million.
Federal Reserve says output fell by 0.5 percent in October — the largest amount in nine months — reflecting a drop in utility output and troubles in autos and housing industries.
Europe's exports were up 15 percent, but Chinese exports rose by 22 percent, increasing the gap to $146.7 billion.
Auto parts maker Johnson Controls says its purchase is contingent on negotiating a competitive labor agreement with the United Auto Workers.
Beijing is eager to raise China's status from low-skilled factory labor to higher-paid technology jobs; 15 year outsourcing base plan promises tax breaks and aid to high-tech businesses.