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Augusta manufacturers likely to avoid paying energy tax

...relentlessly" from constituents potentially affected by the tax, including a property manager who rents to manufacturing executives and a local plant manager returning from a site visit in China, and was highly unlikely to support it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-06/augusta-manufacturers-li
Past fame could hurt Beasley

...textile-rich South Carolina, where April's unemployment rate was in double digits in 10 of the 46 counties. Some manufacturing executives and blue-collar workers have vowed to support Mr. DeMint's opponents. The trade issue seems to be the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/12/met_418690.shtml
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Textile executives send warning to GOP

...you where those jobs are - anywhere but here in the United States." Others in the group of 37 textile and manufacturing executives and lobbyists weren't as harsh in their criticism of Mr. DeMint and Mr. Bush, but they said they were willing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/13/bus_384061.shtml
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Avondale workers to return to jobs

...executive officer of Avondale Mills Inc. said Tuesday. Stephen Felker, meeting with 36 other textile, cotton and manufacturing executives to underscore their demand that President Bush restore quotas on Chinese clothing imports, promised the 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/13/met_384142.shtml
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Business briefs: Raw material prices see fast increase

...With prices for energy and industrial raw materials rising in March at their fastest rate in five years, manufacturing executives are worrying that the added expenses might dampen business, a private report said Monday. Despite the higher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/04/bus_285959.shtml
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Purchasing managers predict continued growth

...1999 unfolds. Sixty-eight percent of the manufacturing executives polled by the National Association of Purchasing...were concerned. That compares to 59 percent of manufacturing executives who were upbeat in the weeks before the start...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/09/bus_246905.shtml
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Northeast Mississippi lands new auto plant

...The 4,000-employee plant produced about 278,000 vehicles last year. Gov. Haley Barbour and two Toyota manufacturing executive vice presidents, Gary Convis and Ray Tanguay, announced the project in an auditorium at Tupelo High School...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/28/bus_118273.shtml
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Public money requested to improve rail capacity

...million operating subsidy, for the 2006 fiscal year. Mr. Kummant, a 46-year-old former freight railroad and manufacturing executive, said expectations that Amtrak could be self-sufficient are misguided. He noted passenger rail is subsidized...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/28/bus_114204.shtml
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Congressman wins South Carolina Senate runoff over former governor

...lost thousands of textile jobs in recent years and its unemployment rate is among the nation's highest. Some manufacturing executives and blue-collar workers have vowed to support DeMint's opponents - whether Republican or Democrat. In heavily...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/22/met_419763.shtml
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Worry lingers despite growth

...remaining in a slump longer than technology or the travel/tourism sector. Figures released Monday show that manufacturing executives are stepping up the pace at their plants. Factories are producing more and selling more in the past two months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/04/met_388311.shtml
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