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Warrenton foundry to undergo multimillion-dollar upgrade

...Augusta Chronicle archives, the plant was built in the 1980s by Georgia Iron Works. From 1995 until 2002, Wheland Automotive Industries produced castings for wheel drums and rotors until the company filed for bankruptcy. The Livingston Co...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-10-18/warrenton-f
Assembly plants are a top, but elusive, prize

...Felt-based acoustical insulation Purification Cellutions LLC Waynesboro, Ga. Carbon honeycomb emission filters Wheland Automotive Industries Warrenton, Ga. Brake castings and parts Rieter Automotive Aiken Sound absorbers and heat shields Bridgestone-Firestone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/16/bus_77607.shtml
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Group moves to revive foundry

...group filed an order Tuesday with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court allowing it to purchase Warrenton's idled Wheland Automotive Industries factory. The group, consisting of former Wheland executives and Chattanooga financiers, plans to restart...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/08/bus_362968.shtml
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Parts plant purges work force

Wheland Automotive Industries said nearly all 180 employees at its Warrenton, Ga., plant will be out of work by the end of next week. The Chattanooga, Tenn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/13/bus_333074.shtml
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Business briefs

...billion shares, compared with 886.15 million shares Monday. Client loss prompts Wheland layoffs WARRENTON - Wheland Automotive Industries, a Warren County manufacturer of gray and ductile iron components for the automotive industry, announced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/22/bus_320439.shtml
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Brakes manufacturer returns

...Mr. Ford said the facility was chosen because it had the kind of equipment needed for making brake parts. Wheland Automotive Industries made brake parts at 975 Thomson Highway from 1995 until it closed the facility in March 2006. Mr. Ford said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/24/bus_117817.shtml
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Auto parts facility to close

...purchased the foundry in 2003, two years after Wheland Automotive Industries filed Chapter 11 and moved out of the facility. Wheland Automotive Industries produced similar products and operated the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/01/bus_62482.shtml
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Recovery year has ups, downs

...International executive, takes over Atlanta Gas Light Co.'s Augusta market in August. Good news The assets of Wheland Automotive Industries are purchased out of bankruptcy in January by a Chattanooga, Tenn., investment firm that has plans to restart...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/28/bus_395942.shtml
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High unemployment afflicts rural counties

...000 people has seen the job rate drop and soar back up since then. Last year, Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Wheland Automotive Industries filed bankruptcy and closed its Warrenton plant. "I was the last one out of the plant - myself and another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/10/met_383711.shtml
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City hopes to attract auto-parts suppliers

...Daimler-Chrysler. In nearby Warrenton, Ga., Wheland Automotive Industries sells brake castings and parts to other companies...Ga./Carbon honeycomb emission filters Wheland Automotive Industries/Warrenton, Ga./Brake castings and parts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/04/bus_371616.shtml
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