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...earnings more than doubled in third-quarter earnings because of a rebound in sales of agricultural machinery, manufacturing efficiencies and the inclusion of results of a recently acquired forestry equipment maker. Deere earned $172.4 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/16/bus_295555.shtml
Business
Cost-cutting, not new business, lifts profits

...the leading maker of networking equipment has dramatically cut costs, slashing its work force, improving manufacturing efficiencies and asking suppliers for lower component prices. At Kimberly-Clark, earnings rose 10 percent in the fourth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/07/bus_374866.shtml
Business
Champion prefers International Paper's $75-a-share offer

...to strengthen its core business. The merger is expected to result in a $425 million savings as a result of manufacturing efficiencies, the company said. The paper industry has fared well in recent years. First-quarter results for most paper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/11/bus_288214.shtml
Business | International Paper
International bids for rival

...communications papers business. The merger is expected to result in a $425 million savings as a result of manufacturing efficiencies. Atlanta-based paper manufacturer Georgia-Paper, which is holding its annual meeting in Augusta next...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/26/bus_288982.shtml
Business | International Paper
President is eager to keep E-Z-GO rolling along

...Textron closed its Cushman industrial vehicle plant in Lincoln, Neb., and moved production to Augusta, where manufacturing efficiencies allowed it to take on the new line without a brick-and-mortar expansion. Even more production could be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/11/bus_411743.shtml
Business | Club Car | E-Z-Go
Boeing Co. to cut 6,700 more jobs than projected

...SEATTLE -- Boeing Co. said Monday it will cut 6,700 more jobs than expected due to reduced overtime and other manufacturing efficiencies in its commercial airplane division. The additional cuts mean that total job reductions by the end of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/16/bus_256287.shtml
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