2018 a Banner Year for The Georgia Manufacturing Alliance

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Georgia was named for the 6th consecutive year as the Number 1 state to do business, and as the economy and the manufacturing sector continues to improve in the U.S., the manufacturing community in Georgia is reaping the benefits.

Georgia Manufacturing Alliance Celebrates 10 Years of Success

“As we reflect on 2018 and our 10th Anniversary year, we are very thankful for everyone who partnered with us to bring about this success,” stated Mr. Jason Moss, CEO of the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance..

The Georgia Manufacturing Alliance (GMA) experienced unprecedented growth in 2018 surpassing even the expectations of CEO and founder, Jason Moss. Georgia was named for the 6th consecutive year as the Number 1 state to do business, and as the economy and the manufacturing sector continues to improve in the U.S., the manufacturing community in Georgia is reaping the benefits.

“I saw a need in the marketplace for manufacturers to connect and learn from each other,” said Jason Moss, CEO of the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance. “GMA was founded in 2008 as a way to find local resources and learn best business practices from others in the industry.”

Some of the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance’s 2018 highlights included:

  •     10th Anniversary Celebration and Ribbon Cutting at GMA new office building
  •     Addition of 2 GMA staff members
  •     100 new members and 5 new annual sponsors
  •     17 Joint Industry Association of Georgia (JIAG) partners added
  •     120 plant tours, educational workshops, and networking events throughout the state
  •     16 consumer product plant tours in July 2018 including name brands like Daniel Defense, Duracell, Okabashi, Sherwin Williams, Southwire, and Sunny Delight among others
  •     BuyFromGA.com website developed to promote consumer-based products
  •     Over 800 attendees at the Georgia Manufacturing Summit with keynotes from Gulfstream President, Mark Burns and Vice President, Eric Rojek from Thrush Aircraft
  •     4th Annual People of Manufacturing Awards
  •     2 Editions of the Georgia Manufacturing Directory –Sited as the #1 resource guide for the manufacturing community
  •     National and International Press Coverage - Atlanta Business Chronicle, Business RadioX, Gwinnett Daily Post, IndustrialSage, Marietta Daily Journal, Savannah News, Supply Chain NOW Radio, Welding Journal along with many other media sources

“As we reflect on 2018 and our 10th Anniversary year, we are very thankful for everyone who partnered with us to bring about this success,” stated Mr. Moss. “Our main objective is to provide our manufacturers, suppliers, and service industries the resources they need for every area of their business and we are looking forward to 2019 being our best year ever.”

ABOUT GMA: 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, Georgia Manufacturing Calendar, and Buy From Georgia website 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 https://www.georgiamanufacturingalliance.com/

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