Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Advance Medical Inc., and Covidien are all planning to expand operations in Massachusetts.
Results will be announced Wednesday evening; if the contract is rejected, picket lines would go up when the old contract expires, at 12:01 a.m. PDT Thursday.
Sales of new imported vehicles fell 40 percent in August for the fourth straight monthly decline, affected by high gasoline prices and an economic slowdown in Japan.
Some food manufacturers are passing along price increases while others are also shrinking products or getting rid of certain lines to lower their costs.
Beefed up version of Sony's handheld video game machine with improved liquid crystal display and a built-in microphone faces tough competition from rival Nintendo DS.
Troubled U.S. auto giant invested $300 million in the new factory in Talegaon, boosting its production capacity in India from 85,000 to 225,000 vehicles a year.
Commerce Department reported personal incomes fell by 0.7 percent in July, a far larger decline than the 0.1 percent decrease analysts expected.
Maker of the Hummer H2 for General Motors is laying off 80 workers at its plant east of South Bend, Ind., because of slumping demand for SUVs.
General Motors is recalling 944,000 vehicles because of a problem with the windshield wiper fluid system that could lead to a fire.
Maker of technology components for the military, industrial and medical markets said Hamid Shokrgozar has resigned as chairman, president, chief executive and director.
Heavy truck subsidiary of German automaker Daimler AG cutting 225 more jobs at its Gaffney plant, blaming layoffs on decreasing customer demand.
Prices charged by manufacturers, as measured by the Industrial Product Price Index, rose 0.4 percent in July, down from the average growth rate of 1.5 from March to June.
Federal judge ruled that Qualcomm violated a ban on wireless technology owned by rival chip maker Broadcom, the companies said.
While seeking to abandon a $6.5 billion buyout of Huntsman, Hexion rejected as inadequate a bid by a Huntsman shareholder group to finance at least $500 million of the buyout.
Federal authorities say they found more than 100 guns at the home of a former Boeing worker charged with sending bomb threats to some of the company's top executives.
Project would transform a wind-swept bay 150 miles south of the U.S. border into a booming port city that could eventually compete with Los Angeles-Long Beach.
Nearly all the food trays ConAgra uses in its frozen meals now include 30-to-40 percent recycled plastic, keeping 8 million pounds of plastic out of landfills each year.
Ohio Department of Development says General Motors has declined a tax credit and grant package worth more than $56 million to keep open its SUV plant in Moraine.
Company will build a new $250 million to $300 million chlor alkali plant in Louisiana, nearly doubling its production capacity.
Varying American and European safety regulations could keep automakers’ fuel-efficient European models from hitting U.S. highways anytime soon.