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US manufacturing slows as orders and hiring weaken

...in the survey that business is starting to improve as it's "thawing out of this crazy winter."Out of 18 manufacturing industries, 10 reported growth and seven reported an outright decline in March. Among the sectors that declined are apparel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-01/us-manufacturing-slows-ord
Augusta area expects to continue economic growth in 2015

...grow at 1.9 percent in 2015, mirroring the 2 percent job growth rate seen in 2014, Von Nessen said.The manufacturing industry continues to be a major economic driver in South Carolina, he said, though job creation is now shifting more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-03/augusta-are
Factory workers are losing leverage

...counted, it said, those wages would be significantly lower. For example, staffing agency workers in the auto manufacturing industry on average make 29 percent less than people employed directly by companies, according to the report.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-12-06/factory-workers-are-losing-leverage
Raymond Sack

...Michigan State University and a proud Spartan fan. He was a US Air Force and retired as a Quality Manager in the Manufacturing Industry. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Linda M. Sack; a son and daughter-in-law, Steven and Valerie...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174011885
Raymond Sack

...Michigan State University and a proud Spartan fan. He was a US Air Force and retired as a Quality Manager in the Manufacturing Industry. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Linda M. Sack; a son and daughter-in-law, Steven and Valerie...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173992977
Geraldine Waller

...Waller was a native of Lynchburg VA., but had lived in Thomson for many years. She was retired from the manufacturing industry and a member of Macedonia United Methodist Church. Mrs. Waller was preceded in death by her husband, Mr...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173884267
Ga. unemployment rate 8.1 percent in October

...About 40,000 Georgians filed first-time claims for unemployment insurance in October, which is up 17 percent from September, Butler said. He added that most people who filed claims worked temporary jobs in the manufacturing industry.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-21/ga-unemployment-rate-81-pe
Georgia labor commissioner touts local tech and healthcare fields

...cities would like to be doing."In his speech, Butler told audience members that both the construction and manufacturing industries have rebounded and are seeing some of the highest growth figures in years. Suppliers also are beginning to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-08-15/georgia-lab
Alltel customers becoming AT&T subscribers

...July. Company officials says they've already gotten 15 clients placed in jobs, focusing on construction and manufacturing industries. Over the last six years, the company has been expanding, setting up in Columbia and Charleston. Kudzu has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2013-09-26/alltel-cust
Amid record job losses and blows to industry, nation's 'carpet capital' struggles to recover

...three-quarters of the nation's flooring until the housing bubble burst and brought one of the largest U.S. manufacturing industries to its knees. Thousands lost their jobs, and the unemployment rate spiked from 4.7 percent in 2007 to 12...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-09-02/amid-record-job-losses-and