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Manufacturing Success In Georgia
An Illustrated History

By Charlie Post and Jason Moss

The Georgia Manufacturing Alliance Joins Forces with HPN Books to Publish MANUFACTURING SUCCESS IN GEORGIA: An Illustrated History

HPN Books has partnered with the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance to publish the first-ever historical presentation of MANUFACTURING SUCCESS IN GEORGIA: An Illustrated History.  For over 30 years, HPN Books has produced limited edition photography-rich coffee table books that focus on promoting the unique heritage and history of hundreds of communities, cities, and regions across the United States.

MANUFACTURING SUCCESS IN GEORGIA: An Illustrated History  will be an illustrated account of the rich history of manufacturing and the will be a professionally-produced, large-format, heavily illustrated work co-authored by Jason Moss, CEO of the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance along with and Charlie Post, President of TSI Solutions.

“As the founder and CEO of the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance, I am in daily contact with manufacturing leaders throughout Georgia,” said Jason Moss.  “With over 10,000 manufacturing facilities in our state, there is a powerful story behind how we became the Southeast economic hub.”

MANUFACTURING SUCCESS IN GEORGIA: An Illustrated History  will focus on the characters and events that have shaped manufacturing in Georgia and created both jobs and prosperity for the Peach State. It will tell about making products in Georgia, from the earliest days of utilizing Georgia cotton for textile production, to today’s booming carpet industry, to the global impact of leading companies like Coca-Cola and Gulfstream.

Additionally, this colorful, coffee table-type book will include over 100-period photographs, maps, and paintings. It will be a great resource to promote Georgia’s dynamic economy and manufacturing industry. The book will be accessible in libraries and bookstores statewide as well as from online sources such as Amazon and will be available to organizations involved in economic development.

“I am very excited to work on this project and to tell the incredible stories of people, plants and processes that make manufacturing great in Georgia,” said Charlie Post.  "Our state has a fascinating manufacturing history and I am looking forward to bringing these stories to life.”

The expected publishing date of this book is May 2020



Contact:  478-396-6163

About the authors:

Charlie Post holds degrees in history and journalism and has past experience in writing and production of magazines in Washington, D.C., and New York City. Today he is president of TSI Solutions. Mr. Post is a passionate advocate for Georgia’s manufacturers and is an active member of the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance, Georgia Tech’s Advanced Manufacturing Consortium, the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce’s Manufacturing and Supply Chain Council, and the Georgia Association of Manufacturers.  
Jason Moss is well known in Georgia Manufacturing circles as the founder and CEO of Georgia Manufacturing Alliance (GMA). Mr. Moss founded the organization in 2008 with a mission to help connect, educate, and promote manufacturing companies, engineers, and designers throughout the state of Georgia. In 2018 over 3,500 industry leaders attended the 120 events hosted by GMA. Mr. Moss is the creator and publisher of The Georgia Manufacturing Directory which has become an Amazon Best Seller.