More than 400 employees at the food production facility near Kitchener, Ont., were told Monday the plant is shutting down.
Canadian Auto Workers President Buzz Hargrove said the deal freezes wages and cuts vacation pay, but avoids changes to base wages.
Recreational Vehicle Industry Association estimates shipments of RVs will drop nearly 14 percent this year because of diminished wealth and declining consumer confidence.
Statistics Canada reports there was little change in both the volume and value of manufacturing sales in 2007.
Snickers maker is buying the confectioner behind Juicy Fruit, Doublemint gum and Life Savers candy, for about $23 billion in cash, the companies announced Monday.
Automaker says the local at the Mansfield, Ohio, metal stamping plant decided not to strike Monday morning and told the company it would give a 12-hour notice before any walkout.
Shoppers expected to use their tax rebates for food and other basic necessities, making them less of an economic stimulus than the Bush administration hoped for.
Horns blaring in a deafening fanfare, a convoy of truck drivers arrived in Washington on Monday to protest high fuel prices.
Refrigerators and washing machines will be among the major home appliances produced by the new Chinese business created by Whirlpool and Hisense-Kelon Electrical Holdings Co.
Britain's consumer watchdog has widened an investigation into alleged price-fixing by supermarkets to target some of the world's biggest consumer goods makers.
Company opens first manufacturing operation in Chennai that will employ between 1,000 to 1,200 people in the 160,000 sq. ft. facility when in full operation.
World's second-largest stainless steel maker, Outokumpu Oyj, has sold its last copper assets, in a move to further concentrate on core stainless production.
Infrastructure solutions maker for communication networks to close its Jaguariuna, Brazil, broadband facility to eliminate duplicate manufacturing and distribution centers.
Consumer confidence reached its highest level since October, bolstered by a strong labor market and new wage agreements, according to a closely watched survey.
Manabu Nishimae selected as president and CEO, replacing Hiroshi Kobayashi; Kobayashi will become the automaker's deputy chief operating officer and manager of regional sales for Japan.
World's biggest shipbuilder said Monday that first-quarter net profit rose 19 percent from the same period last year amid record sales.
The Independence, a Navy warship designed for near shore operations, rolled off the production line at Austal's shipyard in Mobile.
Jennifer Granholm says Michigan has the manufacturing capacity, skilled workers and the right location to attract companies that make components for wind turbines.
Screw tops, boxed wines, colorful easy-to-understand labels and sophisticated marketing are making inroads in tradition-bound France, even if many still sneer.