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Make great connections and learn about best business practices.
Please join us for these exciting September & October Events!
Plant Tours 
Hyundai PowerTech, Wheelabrator, Hon Products, Advanced RP & SimuTech, Leggett & Platt, TSI Solutions
Networking & Education
Gwinnett & NE Coffee & Connections, Alpharetta & NW Networking Lunch, APICS/GMA Rise Against Hunger 

      Georgia Manufacturing Summit - October 25 - Cobb Galleria
Register to Attend Today!  Limited Exhibit Space & Sponsorships are Available

See detailed descriptions and registration links for all events below...
Georgia Manufacturing Summit - October 25 - Cobb Galleria

The Manufacturing Event of the Year!     
                Our Keynote Speakers, will address
 "New Trends in Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management"
"How to Keep Your Team Motivated, Engaged & Committed
 in Today's Environment"

This year's Summit will highlight the People, Plants, and Products that help create a more vibrant economy in our state.   Expected to attract over 700 industry professionals, this is your opportunity to learn best business practices and make face-to-face connections with fellow manufacturers, potential customers, and suppliers.

September 12th -  Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Ctr. - 5:30pm - 9pm                                               
Leaders in the Atlanta manufacturing and supply chain communities will combine forces for the fight against global hunger.   APICS Atlanta and the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance have partnered with Rise Against Hunger to conduct a meal-building operation.  Our target is to pack over 5,000 meals that will be distributed to those in need around the globe.  There is no charge to attend and please stay afterwards for refreshments, networking, and Trivia.  

Hyundai PowerTech Plant Tour -  September 13 -  West Point
(Date rescheduled from Aug. 29th)  SOLD OUT!

Hyundai Powertech America is an auto parts manufacturer specializing in automotive transmissions for Hyundai and KIA.  Their 285,078 sq. ft. production facility has capitalized on maximizing productivity through the diligent application of key advanced manufacturing techniques such as industrial robotics, lean management, and advanced logistics.

Wheelabrator Plant Tour -  September 21 -  LaGrange

Attendees will see one of the world's leading providers of surface preparation technology, offering a complete range of airblast, wheelblast, and mass finishing solutions for the aerospace, automotive, foundry, shipping, construction and medical industries. They also provide an automated materials handling solution to include masking, loading and unloading of the components, and delivery.

HON Products Plant Tour -  September 22 - Cedartown

HON creates high quality steel and wooden office furniture including brands such as AllSteel, Maxon & Basyx.  Their 500,000 sq. ft. facility features state-of-the-art manufacturing and a vast fulfillment center. HON remains focused on manufacturing most of its products in the U.S. and manufacture and design products that incorporate recycled content

Advanced RP/Simutech Tour - September 28 - Suwanee

See the Southeast's largest 3D printing Demo Center showcasing Stratasys and Desktop Metal 3D printers.  Attendees will walk through the entire 3D printing process from initial concept, to the optimized version, to the finished printed model.   SimuTech will present ANSYS for Topology optimization which enables users to specify where supports and loads are best positioned on a volume of material.  Using advanced algorithms, the software will predict an optimal shape given the specified criteria. 

Celebrate National Manufacturing Day!
Leggett & Platt Plant Tour - October 5 - Monroe

Join us for a plant tour, refreshments, and guest speakers to celebrate National Manufacturing Day!  Leggett & Platt is a diversified manufacturer that designs and produces a broad variety of engineered components and products for customers worldwide. Chances are you sleep on a bed made with Leggett components - box springs, innersprings, fiber comfort layers; relax 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.  

Celebrate National Manufacturing Day!
TSI Solutions Plant Tour - October 6 - Stone Mountain

TSI Solutions will provide hands on demonstrations and 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.  TSI also provides systems such as machine guards, machine stands, work stations, enclosures and material handling carts.   Refreshments will be provided.  
NE Coffee & Connections and Alpharetta Networking Lunch 
1st Tuesday of each month (October 3)
Gwinnett Coffee & Connections and NW Networking Lunch  
1st Friday of each month (October 6)

FOUR networking opportunities to connect, share leads, and learn what is happening in the manufacturing community.  Attendance is limited to GMA members within a specific industry so you are the "go to" resource for others in the group. C ontact us at to see what open slots are available or to attend as a guest.

Be a part of the fastest growing community 
of Manufacturing Professionals in the State!


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  • 50% off for Plant Tours & Events
  • KIA Friends & Family Discounts
  • Discounts on UPS Shipping
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