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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
Construction firms in Augusta area concerned with finding qualified workers

...construction industry, worries where he'll find his future workforce.Most of Herring's business comes from the manufacturing sector, which is teetering on a national resurgence, and that presents a double-edged sword for Herring.On one end...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-09-20/constructio
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
Full text of President Obama's State of the Union address

...the results of your efforts: The lowest unemployment rate in over five years. A rebounding housing market. A manufacturing sector that's adding jobs for the first time since the 1990s. More oil produced at home than we buy from the rest of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-28/full-text-president-obam
Factory, construction growth boost 2014 outlook

...above that level for a full year since 2005.The ISM survey followed other reports showing a healthier U.S. manufacturing sector.Factory output rose in November for the fourth consecutive month, according to the Federal Reserve. And demand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-02/factory-construction-growt
Augusta-area economy continues in a strong recovery mode, figures show

...lost in the recession. "A lot of those jobs are starting to come back. We're not seeing a big drain in the manufacturing sector like it was before," he said.In the Augusta area, industrial jobs are getting a boost from the new Bridgestone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-12-27/augusta-are
Smoking ban huffs, puffs and blows out

...vowing to return and fight another day.A public hearing on the proposed budget drew executives from the local manufacturing sector to speak against City Administrator Fred Russell's proposal to impose a 2 percent tax on the energy used in manufacturing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2013-11-09/smoking-ban-huf
Across South Carolina

...be a real wealth creator in our state, and today's announcement provides another boost to South Carolina's manufacturing sector," said Bobby Hitt, the state's Secretary of Commerce. "The jobs created by Colgate-Palmolive's new facility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-10-07/across-south-carolina
US manufacturing activity expands in September for first time in 4 months

...countries in the region into recession. Growth in emerging nations such as China and India has slowed.China's manufacturing sector shrank in September, according to a survey by a Chinese trade group. But its measure of factory activity rose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-10-01/us-manufacturing-activity-