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Automakers to join forces in effort to track down cause of exploding Takata air bag inflators

...passenger side air bags.In a statement Tuesday, Takata said it had formed a panel to investigate its inflator manufacturing process, but it didn't specify whether it would agree to the national recall. Takata also said it's working with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-02/automakers-join-forces-eff
Michelin making airless tires at its South Carolina plant

...facility's purpose will be not only to produce the Tweel but also further develop it and a more cost-effective manufacturing process.Meanwhile, Selleck called airless tires a potential game-changer for the "high-flat segment." Vehicles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-20/michelin-making-airless-ti
Atlanta Gas Light to continue contamination cleanup in 2015

...will begin after the 2015 Masters Tournament.The project will remove coal tar, a chemical byproduct of the gas manufacturing process, that still contaminates the ground today around the former plant that operated at Eighth Street and Walton Way...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-11/atlanta-gas-light-continue-co
Aiken County authorities seek suspect in counterfeiting operation

...home when investigators arrived, police found counterfeit money and materials and equipment necessary for the manufacturing process.Anyone with information on Williams' whereabouts can call the sheriff's office at (803) 648-6811 or Crimestoppers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-22/aiken-county-authoriti
Kimberly-Clark adding on to Beech Island facility

...products, said corporate spokesman Eric Bruner."The change in product configuration results in a change to the manufacturing process, which requires the building modifications," he said. "This product improvement requires additional floor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-10/kimberly-cl
General Motors, Ford recall vehicles

...crack and cause fuel leaks.The recall involves 2012-13 Edges with 2-liter engines. Ford said an improper manufacturing process could cause the damper to crack, resulting in fuel odor or leakage. Fuel leaks can lead to a vehicle fire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-01-23/general-motors-ford-recall-ve
FDA takes another look at caramel coloring in soda

...4-methylimidazole in food and drink. The substance is formed in some caramel coloring at low levels during the manufacturing process. The FDA says it also can occur in trace amounts when coffee beans are roasted or some meats are grilled.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-23/fda-takes-another-look-car
Toxic releases declined in 2011, EPA study shows

...regulatory permits issued to industries that provide jobs and tax revenues. Variations can be caused by changes in manufacturing processes or economic conditions that affect production.From a national perspective, total toxic air releases in 2011...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-23/toxic-releases-declined-2011-
'Smart' LED bulbs still have much to learn

...doorstop.That's because each LED, or light-emitting diode, is a small chip, the product of the same sort of manufacturing process that spawned the digital revolution. The chips are backed up by more electronics in the stem of the bulb. These...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2013-03-15/smart-led-bulbs-still-have-much-lea
Chambliss wants bill allowing cyber threat info sharing

...lasting 1,764 days, or four years and 10 months. Among the data stolen were technology blueprints, proprietary manufacturing processes, test results, business plans, pricing documents, partnership agreements, and e-mails and contact lists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-14/chambliss-wants-bill-allowing