Spice maker says the $605 million all-cash purchase of the seasoning and marinade maker from Unilever is expected to add earning immediately.
As major players like GM and Chrysler unveil their newest hybrids, analysts say automakers will be lucky to break even initially.
Steel companies considering joint production of steel sheets for cars as automakers eye aggressive expansion in India, according to a media report.
Agribusiness conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Group's proposed joint venture to assemble Chinese cars in Thailand would have an initial plant capacity of 4,000 to 5,000 vehicles.
Polymer materials maker purchases of GLS, which makes thermoplastic elastomer compounds, rubber-like materials used in consumer and medical applications for undisclosed price.
More than $680,000 in grants from the Department of Labor will help about 300 workers find jobs when the former Maytag washer and dryer factory in Iowa closes.
Polymers and high-performance plastics maker and union negotiators have reached an agreement on a contract that would cover 71 workers.
Chicago-based airplane maker accusing rival of taking advantage of up to $205 billion in European subsidies to win long-standing Boeing customers and become the world airplane leader.
Paint manufacturer one of three companies facing cleanup of roughly 240,000 homes containing lead paint that would take four years and require about 10,000 workers.
Deal between the airplane maker and the low-cost airline transavia.com is listed as worth $523 million and includes the option for three more planes.
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New Arkansas facility for Tennessee-based Mars Petcare U.S. will employ 200 workers and will double company's production of Cesar Canine Cuisine for small dogs.
Total rose 21.7 percent from August and 2.9 percent from September; the Midwest saw the biggest jump, rising 79.8 percent from August.
European Commission wants to make sure France's $140 million grant to PSA Peugeot-Citroen to develop a hybrid diesel car doesn't break EU rules on state subsidies.
Analysts say takeover of chocolate and candy maker less likely as biggest shareholder — The Hershey Trust — tightens grip on the Hershey, Pa.-based company.
Garmin Ltd. will make another bid for digital map maker Tele Atlas and could offer more than $60 per share as it tries to wrangle the company away from rival TomTom.
Explosion at factory east of Tokyo is being investigated by police for suspicion it may have involved professional negligence resulting in the deaths and injuries.
Tentative deal with the United Auto Workers would keep the Minnesota plant, originally slated for closure next year, open until 2009.
Oil prices dropped about $1 per barrel after a key OPEC member left open the possibility of an output increase to curb rising prices and an energy agency lowered its forecast for demand.