Katahdin Paper says layoffs resulting from the indefinite shutdown of its Millinocket mill in Maine are slated to begin no later than Saturday.
Hilex Poly Co., nation's largest maker of plastic bags, says it's closing a North Carolina plant and will lay off about 160 employees.
Plum Creek Timber Co. is cutting 35 positions because of shrinking demand for boards produced at its plant in Columbia Falls.
Ford-owned Volvo Cars said Friday it may have to cut 900 additional jobs in Sweden in 2009 and will move forward the cancellation of the third shift at its plant in Goteborg, Sweden.
Heavy equipment maker evacuated its four Houston-area facilities in response to an order by authorities as Hurricane Ike edged closer to the area.
Company will close or sell four plants and cut 14.5 percent of its global work force in response to 'a challenging economic environment.'
Struggling automaker said it wants to cut its blue-collar work force by another 4,200 employees, according to a person briefed on a presentation to union officials.
Chemicals and ammunition maker declared force majeure until further notice for products shipped from a Louisiana facility due to the effects of Hurricane Gustav.
Chairman says the decision comes amid 'excess capacity' after the company expanded operations and 'difficult times' in the bedding and home furnishings industries.
Union leader says Ford Motor Co. is planning a 1-week shutdown of the compact SUV line at its suburban Kansas City plant due to slowing sales.
Company said it plans to rebuild its Bahamian island factory where it employs more than half the working population after damage from Hurricane Ike forced operations to halt.
Company has announced it will lay off 200 workers and shut down its Second Chance Body Armor Plant later this month.
Irish beer giant will build its new flagship brewery west of Dublin in the town of Leixlip -- where Arthur Guinness began brewing the famed dark-brown stout in 1755.
Company blames the closures on a downturn in the RV industry and a drop in demand for home furnishings.
Automaker sees local production and plants that can be adapted to produce new models as the best ways to tap sales potential in Russia and other eastern nations.
Bridgestone Firestone plants in Tennessee are cutting back on production days through the end of the year in response to softening sales.
State officials say company that makes paint for cars and planes will bring its headquarters to South Carolina, creating 85 new jobs.
Company says it will cut production on some Boeing products in response to the machinists strike at the airplane manufacturer.
Latin American steel company will invest $4.2 billion over the next five years to build a flat steel plant in Mexico to bolster production capacity.
Automaker said it won't immediately restart production of its super-cheap car, even though farmers and political leaders opposed to the plant ended violent protests.
Talks between a group opposed to the $350 million Tata Motors Nano factory in Singur, West Bengal, and local government officials were inconclusive Friday, officials said.
Developer backing out of a deal that might save the troubled Ohio furniture company, leaving the future of the company and hundreds of employees up in the air.
Diversified electronics maker would close automotive plants in Spain and France, affecting about 850 employees and potentially doubling restructuring costs.
Swiss drug maker is planning to shutter its 1,000-worker Palo Alto research lab as it pursues its takeover bid for Genentech Inc.