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Tire factory coming to Aiken

...will construct a passenger and light-truck tire manufacturing plant in Aiken County, officials said Sunday. Invitations...The Aiken County plant will become the 17th tire manufacturing plant for Bridgestone/Firestone and the ninth in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/25/biz_213504.shtml
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Aiken had industrial park ready

...hair's breadth away from locating a $435 million tire-manufacturing plant in Aiken County. But as the director of the...Bridgestone/Firestone passenger and light truck tire manufacturing plant, will be located across Bettis Academy Road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/31/met_213933.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Council
Good deeds

...000 to assist with relief efforts following the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti.Bridgestone Americas operates a tire manufacturing plant in Graniteville.BSAM, through the Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund, will donate $25,000 to the relief efforts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2010-01-31/good-deeds
Your Business | Business
Republicans to pick winner in House vote

...Firestone locating in Aiken County," Mr. Mason said. Aiken County is the likely site of a $400 million tire-manufacturing plant that could bring a $25million dollar payroll to the area and employ up to 800 workers by the end of the century...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/10/met_212743.shtml
Metro
Across the area

...lead to Rome ROME - Italian tiremaker Pirelli said it will build a major research and development facility and a tire manufacturing plant in a Rome industrial park. Carlo Bianconi, the president of Pirelli North America, said the company also will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/02/met_310516.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Council | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | North Augusta City Council | Augusta State University
War memorabilia show leaves Augusta

...at antiques shops, trade shows and from the families of World War II veterans. Mr. Feindel, who works at a tire manufacturing plant in Charlotte, N.C., won't say how much a particular item or his whole collection is worth. The only fee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/31/met_275921.shtml
Metro
Bridgestone progressing with factory

...spring as scheduled. Some 800 people are expected to be employed at the plant by the year 2000, producing 25,000 radial tires per day. "It will be the fastest start-up for a tire manufacturing plant in the world," Mr. Aoki said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/26/bus_226813.shtml
Business
Additional area news

...development of the Sage Mill Industrial Park extension in Graniteville, site of the Bridgestone/Firestone tire manufacturing plant now under construction. Earlier this year, the Department of Energy awarded $4.5 million to the Savannah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/09/met_218761.shtml
Metro | North Augusta High School
Group seeks $3.2 million for new plant

...Bridgestone/Firestone, the world's largest tire manufacturer, announced plans in August to build a $435 million tire-manufacturing plant in Aiken County and eventually hire about 800 people.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/12/biz_217374.shtml
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First Bridgestone hires could come shortly

...Employment Security Commission when speculation began earlier this month that the county had was competing to land a tire-manufacturing plant, Mrs. Britt said. Over the past week, about 20 inquiries a day have been made to the local office. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/28/biz_213679.shtml
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