Manufacturers Alliance/MAPI says that while manufacturing in the U.S. is clearly slowing, global growth will help offset it.
More supplier woes for General Motors as a plant that makes its hot selling crossovers was partially shut down due to a strike at Alliance Interiors.
Number of workers filing claims for unemployment benefits last week increased by 17,000, reflecting pressure from the weak economy.
Union called off a planned rally in support of striking workers at American Axle, saying it was making progress in talks with the auto supplier.
Forecast for growth in Europe's biggest economy cut to 1.8 percent due to fallout from the U.S. subprime lending crisis and turbulence in global financial markets.
Belleville Shoe Manufacturing said the new Forrest City, Ark., factory will enable the company to increase production and will eventually hire 200 people.
Federal authorities carried out sweeps in five states, arresting workers at Pilgrim's Pride plants for identity theft, document fraud and immigration violations.
About 80 people will lose their jobs when Fairmont Products dairy plant in Belleville, Pa., owned by Texas-based Dean Foods, shuts down.
While some welcomed the President's proposal to halt growth in U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 2025, others dubbed it a step backward because it doesn't call for mandatory cuts.
Hino Motors, a subsidiary of Toyota, will stop making commercial trucks at one of its U.S. plants as surging oil prices and the credit crisis squelch demand.
Automotive parts supplier has named retired Toyota Motor Corp. executive Gary Convis as its new CEO.
With auto sales forecast to rise by 15 percent this year, global automakers hope that booming China will drive sales as demand elsewhere slumps.
DSM NV will invest $450 million over three years to expand production capacity for a fiber used to strengthen body armor and military vehicle plating.
Federal Reserve said industrial production posted a better-than-expected 0.3 percent gain last month following a sharp 0.7 percent decline in February.
Quality Pork Processors in Austin, Minn., which has seen several cases of mysterious illnesses among its workers, has won a workplace safety award.
Economic health deteriorated further in the early spring as shoppers buckled under the strains of the housing and credit debacles and a weaker employment climate.
European Commission approved the British government's plan to give a $17.4 million training grant to General Motors' Vauxhall unit.
Dr. Zhang will focus on optimizing current chemical formulations as well as developing next generation products at Food Quality Sensor International.
Japanese automaker is recalling 353,000 Accord sedans from the 2003 model year to address corrosion in the windshield wiper motor.