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Elanco named Augusta's Industry of the Year

...recruited judges from four Southeastern states to eliminate any local bias.The authority said it intends to make the awards luncheon its signature event to honor the economic and social contributions of the city's manufacturing sector.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-11/elanco-named-augustas-indu
Make in America

...we commend Donald Trump for keeping the U.S. manufacturing sector in the forefront of the current political campaign...tried-and-true traditional ones.Bottom line: Reviving the manufacturing sector is paramount to growing America's economy, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-09-05/make-america
US industrial output falls for 5th month on lower drilling

...fewer trucks, bulldozers and other industrial machines.The data "reflects the continued headwinds the U.S. manufacturing sector faces from a strong dollar, lower oil prices and softness in international demand," said Jesse Hurwitz, an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-15/us-industrial-output-falls
Augusta economy poised to outgrow state

...and the area's real estate and construction sector," he said.Cheaper energy will also boost the state's manufacturing sector which could lead to added hiring.However, the oil-price drop is stalling gas and oil development, which impacts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-11/augusta-economy-poised-out
Augusta-area companies enjoying lower fuel prices

...That's another positive for the economy. When automobile sales go up, then the jobs are needed for the manufacturing sector of the economy," he said.As consumers have more money to spend, that spending can spawn more jobs, economists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-24/augusta-area-companies-enj
Georgia economic development leader speaks to Augusta chamber members

...Innovation, which is focused on growing the aerospace, agribusiness, energy, life sciences and IT, logistics and manufacturing sectors.Carr also discussed the state's film industry as an economic driver. In 2007, the year that the state passed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-12/georgia-eco
Getting back to work

...in the world's largest economy, which, until overtaken by China in 2010, also boasted the world's largest manufacturing sector.Perhaps America could reclaim that title if more companies followed Wal-Mart's lead and the government made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-02-18/getting-back-work
2015 forecast calls for 2 percent job growth in Augusta

...collecting the data, which distorts employment in states such as Georgia and South Carolina that have significant manufacturing sectors. Increases in state income-tax withholding prove the number of jobs is indeed growing."One needs to discount...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-19/2015-forecast-calls-2-perc
US factory growth slips, stays healthy in November

...And manufacturers in China are also barely growing, according to a survey by the bank HSBC Corp. Brazil's manufacturing sector contracted for the seventh time in eight months.Yet a measure of U.S. export orders rose in November, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-01/us-factory-growth-slips-no
Hundreds attend GRU career expo

...More than 50 booths surrounding the upper level of the arena represented the health care, retail, service and manufacturing sectors of the local economy. GRU also had a presence at the expo, with several colleges providing program information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-21/hundreds-attend-gru-career