Boeing Co. and union leaders met for a second time in two days after states offered billions of dollars in incentives for the planemaker to shift production of the newest 777 jet away from its Seattle commercial hub.
YRC Worldwide Inc., the trucker seeking worker concessions to help refinance almost $1 billion of debt, rose the most in four weeks after the Teamsters union agreed to vote on the givebacks next month.
Honeywell International Inc., a maker of aerospace parts and solvents, is increasing its investment rate to meet higher demand for newly developed chemical products, Chief Executive Officer Dave Cote said.
General Electric Co. will finish shrinking its finance business by 2015 after spinning off the North American consumer lending unit, capping Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt’s effort to reduce credit risks.
YRC Worldwide Inc., the struggling trucker seeking crucial union concessions to help refinance debt, won’t wrap up talks to extend a labor contract by the end of this work week, Chief Financial Officer Jamie Pierson said.
The U.S. shale oil and gas boom will help add $100 million to Rockwell Automation Inc.’s sales in about two years as drillers look to monitor production wells with wireless sensors, Chief Executive Officer Keith Nosbusch said.
W.W. Grainger Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jim Ryan said the largest U.S. industrial supplies distributor is increasing Internet sales, helping boost profit margins while fending off competitors including Amazon.com Inc.