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AGY workers protest in front of Aiken plant used in products ranging from ballistic armor, insulation and aircraft wings to archery bows and surfboards.The Aiken plant employs about 600 salaried and hourly workers, according to picketers. The business was started by neighboring glass...
Aiken diesel engine manufacturer finishes research and development center

...19,300-square-foot research and development center at its MTU Aiken plant in Sage Mill Industrial Park. The facility houses two combustion air-controlled...classroom technical training and first-hand experience working at the Aiken plant.
biz bits

...a new contract was ratified by union workers and plant management."The contract improved competitiveness for our Aiken plant and was fair to our employees," said Jason Saragian, a corporate spokesman for the Toledo, Ohio-based company...
Biz Bits | Business
Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline to sell Aiken facility

...director.Will Williams, the director of the Economic Development Partnership for Aiken and Edgefield counties, said the Aiken plant has been downsized in the past couple of years."If they find a suitor, we will be involved and help GlaxoSmithKline...
Local Business | Business | Augusta Economy
Business briefs

...April. The entire project is estimated at $240,000. Plant will help make mine-resistant vehicle BAE Systems' Aiken plant will be involved in the manufacture of more than 400 six-wheeled mine-resistant and ambush-protected vehicles...
Business | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
BAE Systems adds workers

...Long said. BAE Systems is a subsidiary of London-based global defense and aerospace company BAE Systems PLC. The Aiken plant employs 260 people, while the company has 88,000 employees worldwide. Reach Laura Youngs at (706) 823-3227 or...
Business headlines of 2005

...Theater; JULY: Owens Corning invests $25 million in Aiken plant expansion, adds 25 jobs; Winn-Dixie announces; SKF USA Inc. said it will move 250 jobs from its Aiken plant to Mexico; Eckerd closes three area drugstores; Georgia...
Business | Club Car | Savannah River Site
Kia ponders Aiken plant, journal says

Kia Motors Corp. is considering Aiken County as a potential site for its first U.S. assembly plant, a major automotive trade publication reported this week.
Plant to expand with 25 new jobs

...two new buildings - a "coating kitchen" for production and a new office complex. "It's great for the city of Aiken," plant manager George Kapitan said. "We're employing more people, and it adds more stability to our current work force...
Judge puts plant's labor negotiations on hold

...such as computer circuit boards. He said the money could be put toward glass marble manufacturing equipment at the Aiken plant, which would allow the company to stop purchasing them from Owens Corning. The marbles are melted and used to create...