Chicago-based Keywell LLC has filed for bankruptcy protection, citing lackluster demand and volatile commodity prices.
Archer Daniels Midland Co. is shopping for a new city to put its world headquarters. Will Chicago be it?
Chicago, the birthplace of the popcorn machine thanks to C. Cretors & Co., no longer will be home to the historic manufacturer — it's leaving for west suburban Wood Dale.
(AP) — The Deerfield-based fertilizer maker said Stephen Wilson will step down Jan. 1 after about a decade as its CEO, but will remain on as chairman.
Find out how Morgan Services, a fifth-generation, family-owned company, churns out 120,000 pounds of clean laundry a week for clients that include Michelin-starred restaurants and dentist offices.
(AP) — Illinois Tool Works Inc. on Monday named former Gardner Denver and General Electric executive Michael Larsen as its new chief financial officer.
Ken McDonald and his wife, Linda Jamerson, left their high-paying corporate jobs, cashed out their 401(k)s and bought an old-school manufacturing company on Chicago's South Side. It was a risky move, but it's paying off.
(AP) — Doug Oberhelman has joined U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin in pushing for comprehensive immigration reform.
(AP) — Federal air safety regulators are seeking a more than $2.7 million fine against Boeing over quality control lapses related to parts used in the 777.
(AP) — A global mining industry slump cut into second-quarter earnings at Caterpillar Inc. as companies spent less on equipment and dealers cut inventories more than Caterpillar expected.
(AP) — Boeing Co. posted a bigger-than-expected second-quarter profit as it ramped up deliveries of commercial planes like its 737 and 787.
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(AP) — Shares in the airplane maker sank after a fire in a Dreamliner closed Heathrow Airport and an unspecified technical issue forced another 787 to turn back to Manchester Airport.
(AP) — Investigators are trying to understand whether automated cockpit equipment Asiana Flight 214's pilots said they were relying on to control the airliner's speed may have contributed to the plane's dangerously low and slow approach just before it crashed.
Another example of Chicago's place in American culture: This is the birthplace of the popcorn machine. Five-generation firm C. Cretors & Co. helps the city maintain that legacy.
(AP) — The crash in San Francisco is only the second major accident for the wide-bodied jet in the 18 years the model has been in service.
As the dust settles from this year's NeoCon expo in Chicago, the office furniture industry can look forward to a period of "reasonable growth," as one industry exec says.
(AP) — Shares of Navistar International Inc. rose Tuesday on expectations of gradual sales and profit improvements at the commercial truck and engine maker.
(AP) — United Airlines says another Boeing 787 flight was cut short by a mechanical problem.
The heavy equipment maker announced today it will cut 280 workers at the company's South Milwaukee plant.
(AP) — Caterpillar Inc. said it will no longer give money to the Boy Scouts of America because the organization doesn't allow homosexuals to serve as adult leaders.