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Sibley Mill to stay open through July

...expects to shut down. The mill needs to continue operations to push out Avondale's final work orders, manager of corporate development Stephen Felker Jr. said. "We will continue to finish denim there, as we wind down our denim manufacturing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/30/bus_87184.shtml
Business
Insurer settles wreck damage

...Insurance Co. "That still does not fully compensate us for the damages done," said Stephen Felker Jr., the manager of corporate development. This agreement has no bearing on Monday's announcement that the textile manufacturer could shut down...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/24/met_82667.shtml
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115 workers hit by Sibley Mill closing

...but it's really something where we didn't have a choice," said Stephen Felker Jr., Avondale Mills' manager of corporate development. Mr. Felker said the closing is mainly the result of financial pressures from intense foreign competition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/02/bus_79744.shtml
Business
Avondale shutdown is official

...hopes of saving the company that employs 2,000 area residents. "The final determination has been made," manager of corporate development Stephen Felker Jr. said Wednesday. Last week, the company said the decision to cease operations was likely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/01/met_83736.shtml
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All plants might close

...business. That would mean 4,000 lost jobs, 18 closed plants and a dozen closed sales offices, said the manager of corporate development, Stephen Felker Jr. Nearly 2,000 of those job cuts would hit Aiken County, where the plant is the biggest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/23/met_82545.shtml
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Railroad settlement boosts closure effort

...of the settlement are confidential. Mr. Felker, whose family owned the company where he served as the manager of corporate development, said he could not comment on the settlement until details were finalized. He said Avondale Mills is still...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/19/met_195560.shtml
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Retiree health benefit to end

...retired employees in the four states where Avondale operates textile mills, said Stephen Felker Jr., the manager of corporate development and son of the company's chief executive officer. Although relatively few retirees are affected, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/19/bus_416030.shtml
Business
Avondale helps students affected by plant closing

...saw a need and want to be able to help our displaced associates," said Stephen Felker Jr., Avondale's manager of corporate development. Area 3 Assistant Superintendent Tim Yarborough said individual accounts will be set up for each of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/20/aik_92993.shtml
Building tour reveals damage from chlorine

...three miles of one another. "It's left us with a company in ruins," said Stephen Felker, the Avondale manager of corporate development. The basin of a stainless steel water fountain, a cluster of wire coat hangers, coins left in desk drawers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/19/bus_89406.shtml
Business
Plant workers discuss futures

...to the human body. It goes into remission, and it becomes active." Stephen Felker Jr., the Avondale manager of corporate development, said the company has spent more than $40 million on emergency cleanup and equipment restoration at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/26/met_90247.shtml
Metro