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Supply drops prices on TVs

...2010, discouraging consumers.- Makers of LCD panels invested profits from last year's buying spree in more manufacturing capacity. Thinking 2010 would be as strong as 2009, they flooded the market. But the economy didn't improve as expected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-11-25/supply-drops-prices-tvs
Business
75,000 Ford workers to be offered buyouts

...new plan at 7 a.m. EDT today. The plan is likely to include job cuts and plant closings to bring Ford's manufacturing capacity in line with slumping demand for its vehicles. Mr. Kimmons said the packages offer $35,000 to $140,000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/15/bus_96699.shtml
Business
Honda will add car production with new plant

...designed to increase fuel economy. Honda and rival Toyota Motor Corp. have been rapidly expanding North American manufacturing capacity to keep up with demand even as U.S. automakers General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Co. are cutting thousands...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/18/bus_81872.shtml
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Local mill to be company's largest, will add 300 jobs

...County Council Chairman Ronnie Young said. Kimberly-Clark spent two years deciding whether to increase its manufacturing capacity. The facility's mix of high quality and low operating costs combined with South Carolina's pro-business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/29/bus_79437.shtml
Business | Aiken County Council
Brief pinch expected at pumps

...remain shuttered almost a month after Hurricane Katrina, taking out more than 19 percent of the nation's fuel-manufacturing capacity. Analysts are paying particularly close attention to seven refineries in Lake Charles, La., and Beaumont...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/26/bus_6176.shtml
Business
Survey: Auto execs say 2003 was bad for profits

...Motor Co. remain poised to continue their expansion, aided by their own new vehicles and more North American manufacturing capacity. KPMG's survey backs that up. Fifty-three of the executives said they expect global market share for U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/03/bus_399691.shtml
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Will SRS simply be the front-end site of pit production?

The Department of Energy is seeking to re-establish large-scale plutonium pit-manufacturing capacity, 100 to 500 new pits a year. DOE's reference to a singular facility is misleading. In all likelihood, the MOX and Pit Disassembly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/20/let_359674.shtml
Letters
CEO says trade bill will hurt textiles

...compressed time frame it calls for," Mr. Nash said. Mr. Milliken warned against trading away America's manufacturing capacity and best jobs through one-sided trade agreements with poor countries that can't buy American goods but can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/25/bus_349548.shtml
Business
'99 saw mergers and jobs

...mid-December on its $24.5 million expansion project in Aiken. The 750-employee operation reached full manufacturing capacity at the existing facility earlier in the year. Officials with John Deere approved a 206,000-square-foot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/26/bus_279548.shtml
Business | Augusta National Golf Club
Industrial production closes with 5 percent increase in '97

...inflation?" asked economist David Orr of First Union Corp. in Charlotte, N.C. "The answer is the growth of manufacturing capacity." Industrial businesses spent heavily on computers and machinery, increasing their productive capacity by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/17/bus_220727.shtml
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