Big profits from rising SUV and truck sales in North America helped General Motors nearly double its third-quarter net profit and more than offset its struggles in Europe and South America.
Mars Food, which makes Uncle Ben's Rice and other products at its Greenville plant, will invest $31 million to modernize operations and expand research at the plant.
Nokia appears to have turned around its fortunes after the sale of its ailing cellphone unit to Microsoft, reporting a third-quarter net profit of 747 million euros ($950 million), from a loss of 91 million euros a year earlier. Sales grew 13 percent.
Caterpillar's belt tightening paid off in the third quarter as the manufacturer easily beat Wall Street expectations and raised its outlook for the year.
Across manufacturing industries today, pressures on cost, supplier networks complexity, regulatory requirements, and customer demands continue to grow, rendering the operational status quo ineffective.
One of the largest beer brewers in the country is suing Kentucky to force the approval of a distributor's license.
The U.S. government has told BMW to reduce the gas mileage estimates on the window stickers on four of its Mini Cooper models after an audit found the figures were overstated.
The Chinese drank 11 billion liters of Baijiu last year, making it the most consumed spirit by volume. After suffering a significant loss in revenue, Sichuan Swellfun CEO Jim Rice is hoping a new approach will reinvigorate the business.
As more and more Bluetooth-enabled devices are reaching consumers, developers are busy connecting them together as part of the Internet of Things.
With an economy that is tentatively getting back on its feet, it only seems appropriate that minimum wage become a point of focus. Currently the federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, however, this may soon be a figure of the past.
The need to address evolved, hyper-connected, self-service customers online, especially in the less prominent B2B and manufacturing landscape, is further driven by the fact that 34 percent of savvy consumers switched suppliers in order to make a purchase online, according to a B2B study.
Apple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports of a concerted effort to steal passwords and other data from people who use the popular service in China.
The U.S. government is adding more than 3 million vehicles to a rare warning about faulty air bags that have the potential to kill or injure drivers or passengers in a crash.
U.S. consumer prices edged up slightly in September, with the overall increase held back by a third straight monthly decline in gasoline prices. The tiny gain was the latest evidence that inflation remains benign.
A jury has decided that a Texas company should pay $175 million in a case involving the safety of thousands of guardrails on highways around the country.
Robust demand for commercial jets and an increased pace of production helped Boeing earn $1.36 billion in the third quarter, up 18 percent from the same period last year.
Daimler AG says it has sold its 4 percent stake in electric car maker Tesla for $780 million.
The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday named an outspoken Internet privacy expert, Ashkan Soltani, as its chief technologist in a move that signals the agency's focus on protecting consumers' online privacy.
Kimberly-Clark plans to eliminate up to 1,300 jobs as part of restructuring efforts aimed at reducing costs and making its business more efficient.
Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.