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US factory output increases 0.2 pct in October

...manufacturing output grew modestly in October, as autoworkers churned out fewer cars and trucks.Output at manufacturing plants rose 0.2 percent in October, the Federal Reserve said Monday. Gains came from the rising demand for machinery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-17/us-factory-output-increase
Michelin making airless tires at its South Carolina plant

...company is based in Sweden, and Singapore-based Giti Tire announced plans to build their first North American manufacturing plants in South Carolina.Nearly 90,000 tires already are produced daily in South Carolina, which surpassed Oklahoma...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-20/michelin-making-airless-ti
Deere produces milestone millionth tractor

...Fraser Lumber in south #Augusta spending $25 million on expansion.Bridgestone officially opens mining tire manufacturing plant in Graniteville with visit by Japanese executives.DeFoor Realty planning office for North Louisville Street in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-11-24/deere-produ
Columbia County approves zoning for warehouse project

...Grovetown to make way for construction of a "multitenant," 500,000-square-foot warehouse near the John Deere manufacturing plant.The commission voted unanimously to rezone the tract from single-family residential to general industrial to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-04/columbia-county-approves-z
Excise city government first

...caseloads.Instead, they quietly go about their business of producing raw materials and finished goods.These drab manufacturing plants on the city's eastside and southside industrial zones aren't flashy, but they do support thousands of local...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-09/excise-city-governmen
Job recruitment event for new pigments plant well-attended

A Thursday event recruiting workers for a new colorant manufacturing plant under construction in south Augusta drew more than 200 job seekers within the first hour.Prospective employees of the Huntsman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-10-23/job-recruit
North Carolina offered $100M for Toyota HQ, twice Texas bid

...Torrance, California-based Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc., said in an e-mailed statement. Toyota's manufacturing plants are in Texas, Kentucky, Mississippi and Indiana."We chose a location that better supports our diverse geographic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-01/nc-offered-100m-toyota-hq-
US factory output drops 0.4 percent in August

...reflecting a sharp fall in production at auto plants that was due mainly to seasonal adjustment problems.Output at manufacturing plants fell 0.4 percent in August after a 0.7 percent rise in July, the Federal Reserve reported Monday. Total industrial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-15/us-factory-output-drops-04
County gets infrastructure funds

...upgrades are critical to the local economy. Richmond County officials say the improvements will help support a major manufacturing plant that produces products used by the construction and plastics industries.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-20/county-gets-infrastructu
Electrical Supervisor Job in Augusta, Georgia US | Monster.com

...Excel, and ability to learn various PC-based production applications. Must be able and willing to work in a manufacturing plant environment, including extended periods of time in noisy, non-air conditioned or unheated areas. Must...

http://jobview.local-jobs.monster.com/Electrical-Supervisor-Job-Augusta-GA-US-13