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.

Augusta credit union rebuilding branch destroyed by fire

...antitrust red tape in Europe, which was a necessary step in acquiring Rockwood Holdings, which is building a colorant manufacturing plant in Augusta. Huntsman is paying $1.1 billion in cash to buy two business units from Rockwood Holdings, including...

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...

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...

Georgia praised for export effort

...to all Georgians."The Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce picked up an E Award as did the Nordson-Swainsboro Manufacturing Plant of Swainsboro and SASCO Chemical Group Inc. of Albany.In addition to Economic Development getting the only repeat...

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...

Business news

...distribution facility in Richburg will make passenger and light truck tires. It will be the company's ninth manufacturing plant worldwide.The other two companies, Lash Group and LPL Financial, are moving jobs from Charlotte locations to...

Special enrollment set for shut-out workers

...shut out at the beginning of the month when their union could not reach a contract agreement with the glass fiber manufacturing plant's operator. Their health insurance also ended then, which is how he and his wife can now apply for coverage...

Kurt Busch says Gene Haas might start Formula One team

...his business brand overseas and sees Formula One as the key, Busch said. Busch said he recently toured a Haas manufacturing plant and saw the company shipping machines to Malaysia, Sweden and Argentina."They're going all over," Busch...

Thousands descend on Omaha to hear Warren Buffett speak

...Buffett said.Since the acquisition, 3G has announced plans to eliminate roughly 2,000 jobs and close three manufacturing plants to improve efficiency. Buffett said he doesn't expect Berkshire to use 3G's approach, but the two may pair...