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BlackBerry launches Classic in last-ditch effort

...most BlackBerry devices and manages inventory of the devices in an agreement that offloads much of BlackBerry's manufacturing costs. Foxconn is making the Classic for BlackBerry.Chen, who took over as chief executive 13 months ago, has set...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-17/blackberry-launches-classi
Kohler introduces new odor-eliminating toilet seat

...Francisco-based Brondell introduced one in 2006 but pulled it from the market about three years ago because the manufacturing costs were high and demand "wasn't where we had hoped it would be," said the company's president, Steve Scheer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-24/kohler-introduces-new-odor-eliminat
Obama administration drives ahead with new cleaner gas rule

...pointed to studies it has commissioned estimating that the limits would add 6 cents to 9 cents a gallon to refiners' manufacturing costs while requiring $10 billion in capital costs. American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers, a trade group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-03/obama-administration-drive
BlackBerry posts third-quarter loss of $4.4 billion

...BlackBerry devices and manage inventory of the devices in an agreement that will offload much of BlackBerry's manufacturing costs."I'm hoping we never have to have a conversation going forward about inventory writedowns," Chen said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-20/blackberry-posts-third-qua
Internet sales tax would deal killing blow to small businesses

...competitor, you will soon disappear. The advantage could be lower prices; better products or services; lower manufacturing cost; better customer service; and so on.While those pushing for this bill cite an advantage online retailers have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-05-25/internet-sales-t
Savannah River lab improves automakers' robots

...manufacturing capabilities that don't exist today. "It's an opportunity for the U.S. automakers to save a lot in manufacturing costs while developing wireless equipment that meets our requirements and establishes a new standard for all industrial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/26/met_545819.shtml
Metro
Rising costs in China means higher prices for Americans

...which has long offered some of the world's lowest manufacturing costs, is losing its claim on cheapness as factories...2008 holiday season, largely because of rising manufacturing costs. Costs in China are climbing nationwide, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/24/bus_188523.shtml
Business
Body-sharing by Big Three lags in world

...Chrysler Group versus their Japanese competitors. The domestic automakers must quickly reduce their labor and manufacturing costs or they might not be in business over the long term, said group President Laurie Harbour-Felax. "If they don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/03/bus_98962.shtml
Business
Techbits: Biotech fines, Super Bowl ads and more

...response in chickens to Newcastle disease. Several biotechnology companies and university researchers are, to save manufacturing costs, splicing human genes into crops like tobacco and rice to produce drugs to fight cancer and other diseases. Those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/06/liv_53727.shtml
Life & style
Vehicles must improve mileage

...the life of the vehicle to recover the increased manufacturing costs needed to meet the mileage targets, Mr. Mineta...the life of the vehicle to recover the increased manufacturing costs needed to meet the mileage targets, Transportation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/24/met_4348.shtml
Metro