“Over the past 10 years, we have built a solid foundation of leaders statewide that will be able to support the imminent growth of manufacturing in Georgia,” said Jason Moss, founder and CEO of the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (PRWEB) March 16, 2018
Over 70 people came to celebrate the Ribbon Cutting at the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance’s (GMA) new headquarters in Lawrenceville, GA. GMA Members, Gwinnett Chamber, and Gwinnett County representatives came to show support for an organization that has been supporting the manufacturing community statewide since 2008. To learn more about their mission, watch this 4 minute video. https://youtu.be/vpjGvXUuCws
“Over the past 10 years, we have built a solid foundation of leaders statewide that will be able to support the imminent growth of manufacturing in Georgia,” said Jason Moss, founder and CEO of the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance. “We are excited about what the future holds for our members and the manufacturing community in our state.
Mr. Moss welcomed the guests with an announcement that the BuyFromGeorgia.com website has been redesigned to highlight over a 1,000 Georgia made products that can be purchased via Amazon. The refreshments at the event were products that can be bought on the site, including Coke, Combos, Hostess Snacks, Solo Plates, Starbucks K-Cups, SunnyD, and Wrigley’s Gum. A local bakery, Special Kneads & Treats, also provided assorted hand-crafted cupcakes for the GMA Ribbon Cutting. Special Kneads and Treats, Inc. is a nonprofit specialty bakery focused on providing Special Needs adults within the surrounding community a place to learn a skill and develop a sense of accountability and pride.
“We want to encourage everyone to support their local community and make a purchase on BuyFromGeorgia.com to help support and grow jobs in Georgia,” said Mr. Moss. “Shoppers who purchase through BuyFromGeorgia.com receive the benefits of shopping through Amazon for 1,000s of name brand and unique items that are produced in our great state,” added Moss.
The Georgia Manufacturing Alliance will also be hosting tours highlighting consumer-based products manufactured in our state during the July. For the past 4 years, Governor Nathan Deal has presented the “Buy from GA” month proclamation to the members of the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance at the State Capitol each July to promote manufacturers and the goods they produce in Georgia.
The Georgia Manufacturing Alliance (GMA) is a professional 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, Georgia Manufacturing Calendar, BuyFromGA.com website are additional resources produced by GMA. To learn more about the organization, membership, and upcoming events, please call 770-338-0051 or visit http://www.GeorgiaManufacturingAlliance.com.