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Textron To Close Mike Padgett Site



Few jobs are expected to be lost as the Textron Specialized Vehicles' facility at 3464 Mike Padgett Hwy. plans to close its doors.

The 238-acre property is for sale, and its operations will shift to Textron's facility at 1451 Marvin Griffin Rd. and to their Ipswich, England site, according to Te...

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  1. Textron was not founded in Augusta in 1954, E-Z Golf Cart Co. was founded in Augusta and bought out by Textron in 1960 I think. From their own website: Since 1960, E‑Z‑GO has been part of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), a global multi-industry company headquartered in Providence, RI. A Fortune 500 company with more than 35,000 employees worldwide and operations in 25 countries, Textron is known for its powerful brands, including E‑Z‑GO, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Bell Helicopter, Jacobsen and Kautex, among others.

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