Energy and manufacturing center opening in Aiken

...Aiken Technical College will open its new Center for Energy and Advanced Manufacturing on Sept. 18.The $8.5 million facility will house programs in advanced manufacturing, welding, radiation protection technology and nuclear quality systems...

Elanco named Augusta's Industry of the Year

...Authority's Industry of the Year at the authority's inaugural manufacturing awards banquet Wednesday.Elanco, the animal health division...honor the economic and social contributions of the city's manufacturing sector.

Mysterious electric car startup looking to build $1B factory

...The startup's name is Faraday Future, and it has been hunting for a place to build what it says will be a $1 billion manufacturing plant for a new line of cars. Four states are contenders and the company says to expect an announcement within weeks...

Autos recalled for safety issues

...C63 models and the 2010 GLK350 4-Matic. Mercedes says the air bag control unit can corrode and malfunction because of a manufacturing error.Drivers could see a warning light if the control unit malfunctions and the air bags might not inflate in a crash...

Trade slowdown points to world recession risk, watchdog says

...the fault now centers on emerging markets such as China. As China transitions from massive infrastructure investment and manufacturing toward consumption and services, commodity prices have fallen, hurting exporters such as Australia, Brazil, Canada and...

Columbia County development authority honors industry

...facility is the largest of its kind in Columbia County and represents a $24 million investment that will create more than 60 jobs. It will serve the John Deere manufacturing operations at the Horizon South Industrial Park.

Scuttlebiz's creator back for another tour of duty

...Economic Development Authority's 2015 "Industry of the Year" luncheon Wednesday.I've always had a soft spot for manufacturing (such things happen when memories of one's father include hard hats and metal lunch boxes) and consider it the most...

New federal rules on produce safety aim to prevent major outbreaks of foodborne illnesses

...asked for an extra $109 million to implement the entire food safety law, which also includes separate rules aimed at food manufacturing facilities released in September. Acting Commissioner Stephen Ostroff said in congressional testimony this fall that getting...

Georgia has jobs, needs trained workers, business leader says

...of trouble in filling those jobs, a manufacturing executive told business and vocational...will provide the workforce needed in manufacturing.Bryan said the textile and industrial...engage in partnerships with them.As manufacturing rebounds in Georgia, there is a need...

Business events scheduled for the coming week

All times are Eastern.MONDAY, Nov. 2WASHINGTON - Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for October, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for September, 10 a.m.LONDON- HSBC reports...