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Production winding down at NutraSweet

...than 85 percent of its workforce expected to be gone by mid-March.In September, the company announced it would cease manufacturing the artificial sweetener aspartame and amino acid L-phenylalanine and would concentrate on more profitable sweetener lines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-30/production-
Aiken's tech college tops SC system

...the local level, Aiken Technical College hopes to secure about $1.4 million from the Legislature to spend on advanced manufacturing and industrial equipment for a facility that is under construction.On Tuesday, leaders of the University of South Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-28/aikens-tech-college-tops-
Raymond Sack

...graduate of Michigan State University and a proud Spartan fan. He was a US Air Force and retired as a Quality Manager in the Manufacturing Industry. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Linda M. Sack; a son and daughter-in-law, Steven and Valerie...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174011885
Raymond Sack

...graduate of Michigan State University and a proud Spartan fan. He was a US Air Force and retired as a Quality Manager in the Manufacturing Industry. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Linda M. Sack; a son and daughter-in-law, Steven and Valerie...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173992977
Obama elevates nation

...catastrophe, but she knows she can find a way." Obama has to find a way!The economy has improved. Housing sales and manufacturing are up, unemployment is down, gasoline prices have decreased and the dollar is stronger in trading. And more Americans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-27/obama-elevates-nation
Shipping proposal outlined for medical marijuana by legislator

...Earlier, Peake had discussed a broader bill that would have allowed some marijuana to be grown in Georgia for the purpose of manufacturing the oil. But Peake backed off that provision in a compromise with Gov. Nathan Deal, who did not support cultivation of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-27/shipping-proposal-outlin
Richmond County chemical releases rose slightly in 2013

...sites. Facilities in the mining, manufacturing and hazardous waste industries are...emissions are released as part of the manufacturing process. This isn't spills or anything...of increased production at chemical manufacturing facilities and electric utilities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-22/richmond-county-chemical-rele
Group pushing SC school reform

...assembling the task force, which will include a handful of lawmakers, Lewis Gossett, president and CEO, South Carolina Manufacturing Alliance, April Allen, director of state government relations, Continental Tire Corporation, and five representatives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-21/group-pushing-sc-school-r
Edgefield distillery gaining share of local market

...than ever before, according to the ADI. About 64 percent of new distillers entering the market from 2012 to 2013 were manufacturing whiskey, the most of all alcohol categories. That number was up from 47 percent in 2005.Long said pop culture has contributed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-23/edgefield-d
Macau ranks No. 1 in economic performance among world cities

...enjoyed economic growth per person of 8.6 percent last year and wound up No. 15 in the overall rankings.The coastal manufacturing powerhouse of Dongguan, next door to Hong Kong, registered per-capita economic growth of just 5.2 percent (unimpressive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-22/macau-ranks-no-1-economic-