General Motors (GM) has announced it is cutting 900 jobs at the British plant of its subsidiary Vauxhall where it is cutting production.
A vote among members of the United Automobile Workers yesterday resulted in the group overwhelmingly giving their union permission to call a strike against the Delphi Corp. if a bankruptcy judge allows the company to void its labor contracts.
Whirlpool Corp. said it will create up to 400 new jobs, just following their decision to consolidate operations, eliminate 4500 jobs and close three plants as a result of the Maytag acquisition.
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) welcomed announcement that the United States has completed bilateral negotiations on the terms of Vietnam’s World Trade Organization (WTO) market access accession agreement.
PMT, a manufacturer of highly engineered motors, will be sold for approximately $64 million in cash
Union officials are not optimistic about preventing loss of almost 1,000 jobs at GM factory
According to a report released today from the Agriculture Department, an increased demand for ethanol will push corn prices higher this year.
World optical digitizers and scanners market earned revenues of $244.5 million in 2005; will reach $615.2 million by 2012
3M Co. Chairman and CEO George Buckley told shareholders on Tuesday that the diversified manufacturer's growth will focus on Brazil, Russia, India, China and Poland because those markets are growing faster than the U.S.
Most manufacturers who have adopted Lean Manufacturing techniques are pleased with the concept and its ability to provide an efficient production environment. But for those manufacturers who have an inadequate or wrong understanding of the lean philosophy, wasteful manufacturing practices are being deployed in the nam
The president and CEO of the company that has purchased a division of Regal-Beloit has big plans for the local facility. Jobs will remain, and possibly more workers and additional manufacturing space could be added, if YG-1's Hokeun Song has his way.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) set up a panel on Tuesday to examine what the United States claims are further examples of illegal support by European governments for airplane-manufacturer Airbus.
Worrying how to cope if bird flu becomes a pandemic, U.S. companies are making contingency plans from telecommuting to letting workers sleep on the job.
George's Processing Inc. has agreed to pay $1,235,000 in back wages to 5,482 current and former employees of its Cassville, Mo., poultry processing plant for uncompensated overtime hours.
National Strategy for Agriculture will strengthen relationship with agricultural community
The federal government on Thursday awarded more than $1 billion to five drug manufacturers developing technology for speedier mass production of vaccines in the event of a pandemic.
NASA and the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) plant to develop a low-noise, fuel-efficient supersonic jet to take off where the Concorde aircraft ended. According to the business daily Nihon Keizai Shimbun, NASA will work out the details of the joint program in June.
DaimlerChrysler is talking with several manufacturers in China about the possibility of building small according to company officials.
Crossing the Chasm, by Geoffrey A. Moore, established that successful companies can shrink the chasm between early adopters and the early majority by: choosing target markets, understanding the whole product concept, building marketing strategies, and choosing appropriate distribution channels and pricing. Today, those are basic elements in most companies.
The UAW said yesterday it had asked its 24,000 workers at Delphi, the Michigan-based auto-parts supplier that is operating under bankruptcy protection, to vote by May 14 whether to give union leaders permission to call a strike.