The Georgia Manufacturing Alliance Promotes Events in Celebration of National Manufacturing Day

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Three Georgia Manufacturing Alliance events held in conjunction with National Manufacturing Day to celebrate manufacturing in Georgia.

Celebrate National Manufacturing Day

"Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the future generation of manufacturers," stated Jason Moss, CEO of the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance.

The Georgia Manufacturing Alliance is pleased to announce three events hosted in celebration of National Manufacturing Day. While Manufacturing Day officially occurs on the first Friday in October, companies and community organizations are encouraged to plan events in October to celebrate the importance of manufacturing in the U.S.

"Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the future generation of manufacturers," stated Jason Moss, CEO of the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance. "We are excited that we have 3 events in October that celebrate this special day and will highlight manufacturers and the important work they are doing in our state."

LEGGETT & PLATT PLANT TOUR – October 5 – 1000 L and P Pkwy • Monroe, GA 30655
Open to the public/free to attend (Drop In 10am - 3pm)

Since 1883, Leggett & Platt has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in bedding mattresses, airplanes, automotive seats, and office furniture - we make components found in items you interact with every day. They are a diversified manufacturer that conceives, designs and produces a broad variety of engineered components and products for customers worldwide. Chances are you have slept on a bed made with Leggett components - box springs, innersprings, fiber comfort layers; have relaxed in a recliner that has an L&P motion mechanism powering it; and have shopped in stores that have products displayed on shelving made by Leggett & Platt. Brian Kemp, Secretary of State, and Bruce Williams, State Representative, will welcome attendees and plant tours are throughout the day. School groups are welcome to attend and hot dogs and refreshments are provided.    

TSI SOLUTIONS PLANT TOUR – October 6 – 2220 Centre Park Ct • Stone Mountain, GA 30087
Open to the public/free to attend (1pm -5pm)

TSI Solutions will provide plant tours of their T-slot aluminum extrusion production facility and host an expo of products manufactured by Festo, the world's leading provider of factory automation components and systems. Since 1978, TSI Solutions has been helping Georgia manufacturers and machine builders optimize the performance of their equipment. TSI Solutions is a leading provider of factory automation components and systems in the Southeast. They are a provider of t-slot aluminum extrusion components and systems such as machine guards, machine stands, work stations, enclosures and material handling carts. They stock, cut, mill, tap and assemble T-slot extrusions for a wide variety of manufacturing companies. They will provide tours of their shop and provide hands-on and educational presentations on how T-slot aluminum extrusion is assembled, along with examples of how it is used in manufacturing facilities, schools, museums and hospitals. Refreshments will be provided.

2017 GEORGIA MANUFACTURING SUMMIT– October 25 – Cobb Galleria Center
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This is Georgia’s manufacturing event of the year and brings together the People, Plants, and Products that create a vibrant economy in our state. This 3rd Annual event highlights the “Manufacturing Trends to Track in 2018” and is expected to attract over 700 manufacturing professionals from a wide variety of industries. Breakfast Keynote Speaker, Debra Shankle, V.P. of Supply Chain for Coca-Cola North America, will address “How to Keep Employees Engaged, Motivated and Committed in Today’s Environment.” Lunch Keynote Speaker, Rob Dugas, VP and Chief Procurement Officer of over 2,000 Chick-fil-A stores, will address the “The New Trends in Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management”. Over 20 industry leaders will also address Best Business Practices, Health & Safety in the Workplace, Sales & Marketing, IT and Technology Advances, and Creating a Better Bottom Line.

About the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance:
The Georgia Manufacturing Alliance (GMA) is a membership-based industry organization founded in 2008 to support Georgia’s manufacturing community. GMA provides monthly plant tours, educational sessions, tradeshows, and unique networking opportunities designed to help make profitable business connections for its members. The Georgia Manufacturing Directory, Georgia Manufacturing Summit, and Georgia Manufacturing Calendar are additional resources produced by GMA. To learn more about the organization, membership, and upcoming events, please call 770-338-0051 or visit their website .

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