Responding to record recalls of products that sickened children, the Senate passed legislation that would toughen inspections of toys made outside the U.S.
U.S. Immigration chief says humanitarian lessons were learned from a Massachusetts factory raid last year that was criticized for separating families and leaving children without proper care.
RFID-based solutions provider for companion animal and textile identification appoints of Kenneth M. Boyle as Chief Marketing Officer.
Former Assistant U.S. Secretary of Labor for Employment and Training has been named President of the Manufacturing Institute, the research, education and workforce arm of the NAM.
Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation requested a briefing with the Air Force over a $35 billion refueling tanker contract that would have meant more business for the state's aerospace contractors.
U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor's legislation that would make major changes to the consumer product safety law is getting closer to a Senate vote.
Over three dozen House members have signed on to legislation that would overturn the EPA's decision to deny California permission to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks.
General Motors will be running only two hours per shift at its Wentzville, Missouri, plant until parts run out due to an ongoing strike at parts supplier American Axle.
Invenergy Wind LLC awarded a $1 billion contract to General Electric for wind-power projects in North America.
James Squatrito has been named chief executive officer; current president and CEO Craig Conaty will remain with the company as president and Chief Operating Officer.
Fuse maker plans to move its semiconductor assembly and test operation from Matamoros, Mexico, to China over a two-year period.
Labor Department reports a steep decline in the number of people signing up for unemployment benefits last week, but the longer-term picture shows the jobs market slowing.
Mega Brands looks into selling its Rose Art stationery and crafts business, a move that could help the company significantly reduce its debt.
Paperboard manufacturer completed the previously announced acquistion, becoming the eighth largest manufacturer of containerboard in North America.
Diesel engine maker said Chief Financial Officer Jean Blackwell has been named executive vice president of corporate responsibility and Pat Ward has been promoted to CFO.
Medical and security imaging equipment maker has agreed to acquire Copley Controls, which makes parts for MRI machines, for about $68.8 million in cash.
Food shortages and a credit boom are putting pressure on prices, but China is confident inflation can be held to its 4.8 percent target this year, financial officials said.
Consumers hesitantly returned to malls and stores after retrenching in recent months, providing a slight reprieve for retailers.
Michigan plant workers have to decide between staying and embedding their future with the wounded automaker, or leaving under one of the buyout packages Ford is offering.