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Sales Navigator Lunch & Learn - March 7 - Peachtree Corners

This hands-on workshop will teach you how to leverage your LinkedIn Sales Navigator account.   Learn a 10-step checklist of activities to help you use Sales Navigator and other automated tools to secure leads, make appointments, and increase sales. 
 
Mando America Plant Tour - March 19 - Hogansville

Mando America Corporation manufacturers world-class Brake Systems for automobile manufacturers such as BMW, Chrysler, FIAT, Ford, GM, KIA, and Volkswagon.  Tour attendees will see high tech manufacturing processes at their 445,000 sq. ft. facility where they produce Caliper and Automatic Brake Systems.

Lummus Plant Tour - March 21 - Savannah

Attendees will tour the world's leading full-line manufacturer and supplier of machinery and replacement parts for the cotton ginning and synthetic fiber industry. These products help processors around the world clean, size, and recover cottonseed, sunflower seeds, peanuts, and other oilseeds. Lunch included.

KaMin Plant & Quarry Tour - March 22 - Macon

KaMin,is a global leader in kaolin processing and has immense reserves that are used in industrial architectural applications such as paint, plastics, rubber, adhesives, and inks and used to coat premier paper lines.  Attendees will have a behind scenes tour of their plant,  quarry, testing and research labs.
 
LinkedIn Training Lunch and Learn - March 22 - Macon

Do you want to REALLY learn LinkedIn? Join us for this 2 hour hands-on workshop led by Gregg Burkhalter "The LinkedIn Guy."  Learn what makes a solid profile, how to use the desktop and mobile app, and how to use LinkedIn to build relationships and grow your brand. 

 

Networking Events  -  April 2 & 5 - Alpharetta,  Cobb, and Gwinnett

Network with industry professionals and stay up to date on the latest events and news in the manufacturing community.  Exchange ideas, sales leads, and learn best business practices to increase your bottom line.
 
ViaSat Plant Tour -  April 3 - Duluth

Viasat designs and manufactures antenna systems for the most advanced satellite communication networks in the world. These gateways tie broadband satellite networks into high-speed fiber that forms the internet backbone. They build complete antenna systems "from RF to bits". 
 
Fastenal Distribution Center Tour  -  April 9 - Atlanta 

Learn how automation has helped Fastenal support growth of 600% out of their 200,000 sq. ft. Distribution Center for the last 15 years.  Their Distribution Center services over 400 Fastenal locations which generate over $50 million per month in revenue. Attendees will see their Automated Storage and Retrieval System and learn how Fastenal's approach to the market has made it one of the top performing companies in the world. 
 
Fastenal OSHA Safety Lunch & Learn - April 9 - Atlanta

Fastenal is North America's largest fastener distributor and a leader in safety initiatives. Led by the Southeastern U.S. Regional Safety Manager, Kacy Blevins, the goal of this session is to help reduce injuries, increase compliance, and eliminate waste in the work place. Topics covered include: 2018 Most Cited OSHA Violations, PPE Selection, Facility Signage, Cleanliness, and Continuous Improvement
 
Red Hare Brewery Tour & Social - April 15 - Marietta

Enjoy an evening networking while learning about the beer brewing industry and the outstanding success of one of Georgia's own. Red Hare is the world's first to use the Evercan - a high recycled content aluminum can. Their canning line features a 40 head filler and 6 head seamer that can package approximately 480 cases per hour. Appetizers and 2 drink tickets provided.
 
Gainco Plant Tour - April 24 - Gainesville

Gainco is a world-class manufacturer of equipment and systems that measure and manage yield, productivity, food safety, and quality in meat and poultry processing plants. Their technologically advanced systems for deboning, inspection, and weighing help improve the process line.
 
QuickStart Workforce Development Showcase & Tour - April 25 - Atlanta

Attendees will gain an understanding of how Quick Start can assist new, expanding, and existing industries train their employees.   They will also review the no charge process of qualifying for the Quick Start program.  This briefing will be followed by a behind the scenes tour of their on-site labs which showcase the methodologies used in training such as Advanced Manufacturing, E-Learning, Media Production, and Animation. .
 
World Emblem Plant Tour - April 29 - Atlanta

Attendees will learn about the textile industry, while touring one of the world's leading suppliers in emblems, custom embroidered patches, high-visibility striping, transfers, and labels. They do 60,000 pieces a day with 400 embroidery heads, 12 heat press transfer cells, spread over 70,000 sq. ft. of production. They utilize Six Sigma and Lean for their processes and efficiencies.
 
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