Number of mysterious neurological illnesses among workers who processed pig brains at pork plants in Minnesota, Indiana and Nebraska has grown to 24, and other possible cases are being evaluated.
Exports to the U.S. from euro countries were flat in January, as the weak dollar made German cars and French champagne more expensive for American shoppers.
Both sides in the nearly two-month strike against auto parts maker American Axle are reporting progress in contract talks, but spokeswoman says a deal is not imminent.
Ainsworth Lumber is reducing the work week to four days for 310 employees at its mills in Savona and Lillooet, B.C., because of a downturn in the province's forestry sector.
Activity in the region's manufacturing sector continued to weaken for the fifth consecutive month, according to the Philadelphia Fed.
Despite reversing five months of decline, the indicators are down significantly from a year ago, leaving recession fears festering.
Motorcycle maker will cut its workforce by about 8 percent and curtail shipments this year after reporting a decline in 1Q profits, with domestic sales tumbling nearly 13 percent.
Automakers need to form a consensus on fuel-saving technology choices and do a better job explaining options if they want consumers to buy in, said auto industry experts.
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.