An eight-week strike that idled Boeing Co.'s commercial airplane plants during a period of peak production may have delayed the delivery of as many as 80 planes, analysts said.
BHP Billiton Ltd. said EU regulators had highlighted antitrust problems with its hostile bid for rival Rio Tinto Inc. that would create the world's largest iron ore miner.
Airbus parent company is throttling back on production of its new A400M military transport aircraft in response to delays in the delivery of its propulsion system.
General Motors' October U.S. sales plunged 45 percent and Ford's dropped 30 percent, as low consumer confidence and tight credit combined to scare customers away.
Automaker says it will continue its zero-percent financing incentive for another month after posting another steep sales drop.
U.S. Attorney's office says the president of a leather-goods factory raided last year has agreed to plead guilty to harboring and concealing illegal immigrants.
Discussions over potential government funding for a GM acquisition of Chrysler are on hold until after Tuesday's election, and the end result likely will be decided by the winner.
Bernard Feldman, chief executive officer of the embattled kosher meatpacking plant in Postville, says the plant is struggling to survive.
Indiana-based parts handling, automation and feeder bowl equipment manufacturer on Friday celebrated its newest building expansion with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Amazon.com said Monday it is working with manufacturers to make the products it sells easier to open and more environmentally friendly.
Oil executives and political leaders said Monday that the era of cheap energy is over, and warned of another price spike if investment in oil production is curtailed.
Measure of U.S. manufacturing activity plummeted in October to 38.9 -- its lowest level in 26 years -- as new orders slowed dramatically.
Auto parts supplier said Monday it plans to reduce working hours for some workers at a German plant later this week as the car industry cuts costs and braces for economic recession.
Generic drugmaker Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories Ltd. said it received a warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration over quality-control issues at its Detroit plant.
Survey of Midwest and Plains supply managers suggests they are dour about the regional economy over the next six months, as the confidence index falls to record low of 22.8.
Auto parts supplier Dana Holding Corp. said Monday that John Devine, its executive chairman, will take on the additional job of chief executive at the beginning of 2009.
Memory chip maker on Monday said it named Raymond D. Cook as its chief financial officer to succeed Dan Moses, who is retiring effective Nov. 10.
Beef and pork producers want the Canadian government to launch a trade challenge against the U.S. over a new law that requires country-of-origin labeling for fresh meat.
Nation's second largest ethanol producer said it is seeking bankruptcy protection after skyrocketing corn costs and a deterioration in capital markets left the company short on cash.