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WiMAX kicks up Internet powers

...very well," said Ann Chambers, office manager for Unicco, a facilities maintenance contractor at the Bridgestone/Firestone South Carolina tire plant near Aiken that switched from a satellite Internet provider to Altanga's WiMAX earlier this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/01/met_193015.shtml
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Profits offset raw material costs

...manufacturer recalled 6.5 million tires. None of the tires were produced at the company's flagship Bridgestone/Firestone South Carolina production facility in Aiken County. The settlement ended the dispute between Bridgestone and Ford...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/02/bus_79703.shtml
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Milestones

...is stationed in the Army. Joshua is a senior at Heidelberg American High School. Gives to Aiken Tech Bridgestone/Firestone South Carolina has presented the Aiken Technical College Foundation with $33,333, part of the $100,000 the company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/01/aik_51000.shtml
Chamber gives awards for community service

...recognized for his community efforts. The small- business award went to Floyd and Green Jewelers, and Bridgestone/Firestone South Carolina was recognized as the outstanding large business. Ms. Calabro was recognized for her work as a chamber...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/25/aik_49175.shtml
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Local companies battle high costs of electricity

...megawatts, which eclipsed the 2004 high of 4,574 megawatts. John Stewart, the operations manager for Bridgestone/Firestone South Carolina, said employees have worked diligently during the past two years to cut down on electricity costs by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/28/met_459809.shtml
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Bridgestone reports profits

...specifically in Thailand, Indonesia and China, along with Poland and South America, it said. The Bridgestone/Firestone South Carolina plant in Aiken County, one of the area's largest private-sector employers, produces light-truck...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/10/bus_351850.shtml
Business
On the move

...Westinghouse Savannah River Co.; In North Augusta - Halocarbon Products Corp.; in Graniteville - Bridgestone/Firestone South Carolina; in Barnwell - Chem-Nuclear Systems LLC's disposal operations, environmental lab and Duratek Consolidation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/28/bus_340981.shtml
Business
Business briefs

...for Excellence in Manufacturing earlier this week for strides made in lean manufacturing. Since 2000, Bridgestone/Firestone South Carolina has had a 53 percent reduction in waste, a 38 percent reduction in scrap and a 39 percent reduction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/02/bus_336162.shtml
Business
Across the area

...the director of the United Way of Aiken County, confirmed Thursday that his group is working with Bridgestone/Firestone South Carolina to create a multi-purpose "family resource center." The center will include nonprofit preschool...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/01/met_330761.shtml
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...Denmark, S.C., and includes items such as Negro League baseball memorabilia, paintings and inventions. Bridgestone-Firestone, SC and the Lucy C. Laney Museum worked in partnership with the Augusta Museum of History to present the exhibit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/22/met_334258.shtml
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