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Firestone will keep area jobs

...fact, the company is hiring. "They (current employees) know we've got 22 people starting next Monday," said Mary McLaughlin, community relations coordinator with Bridgestone/Firestone South Carolina. "We are adding people just to handle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/19/bus_300782.shtml
Business
Judge dismisses lawsuit against Iverson

...adorns a popular line of Reebok basketball shoes and is incorporated into other products. U.S. District Judge Mary McLaughlin ruled Blackmon and Iverson never entered a valid contract, and the nickname wasn't novel enough to support a legal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/09/nba_475428.shtml
NBA
Tires from Aiken draw complaints

...tires made in Aiken. "We've received no complaints that any of our tires have malfunctioned," plant spokeswoman Mary McLaughlin said Tuesday. "We continue to make quality tires at our plant," she said. So far there has been no recall of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/05/bus_298142.shtml
Business
Tire plant to expand facility

...mixing of 1 1/2 tons of rubber at the same time. That will increase the plant's capacity by one-third, said Mary McLaughlin, Bridgestone-Firestone spokeswoman. "The increased capacity will enable us to meet our goal of producing 25...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/17/bus_278144.shtml
Business | Aiken County Council
Tire company taking applications

...helps if they have some technical background or manufacturing background," Bridgestone community relations director Mary McLaughlin said. "We're hiring machine technicians, workers on the plant floor." So far, there are about 370 employees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/05/bus_249258.shtml
Business
Limits on water backed

...afternoon when a piece of equipment in the plant's mixing area overheated and sparked, causing light smoke, said Mary McLaughlin, the factory's community relations coordinator. Firefighters ran water hoses to the machine to cool the rubber...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/14/met_263617.shtml
Metro
Ford loss will affect tire plant

...Mercury Sable. The plant will continue producing the tires until its contract with Ford expires. Plant spokeswoman Mary McLaughlin said Monday she was uncertain how the decision will impact the plant. No layoffs were announced. "We really don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/22/bus_314286.shtml
Business
Recall scrutiny at quarter mark

...company says the tires are safe. "We've received no complaints that any of our tires have malfunctioned," said Mary McLaughlin, a spokeswoman at the Aiken plant. The plant, built in 1997, has stepped up production in recent months to provide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/06/bus_298348.shtml
Business
North Augusta chamber reaches out to community

...Commerce. "In the '70s or '80s, it was OK to take off a few hours during the day to go to a meeting," said Mary McLaughlin, a North Augusta chamber board member and the director of community relations for Bridgestone/Firestone South Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/26/bus_438130.shtml
Business
College, industries join forces

...hoping to expand it for the health sciences careers," she said. "It puts students in a pipeline for success." Mary McLaughlin, the community relations coordinator for Bridgestone/Firestone, said the program has been popular at the plant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/13/met_415432.shtml
Metro