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Okabashi Plant Tour - Buford

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Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Okabashi Brands
4823 Roy Carlson Boulevard
Buford, GA 30518
Registration Options 2018-07-10 09:00:00 2018-07-10 11:00:00 America/New_York Okabashi Plant Tour - Buford Okabashi Brands 4823 Roy Carlson Boulevard Buford, GA 30518 Marjorie Dykes

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Okabashi, is a family owned and operated American-made shoe company with a focus on foot health, a better environment and a better economy. While most shoes are made overseas, they are proud to be in the remaining 2% of U.S. shoe manufacturers! They use closed-loop recycling to reduce the amount of virgin material and the average pair of Okabashi shoes contains 15-25% recycled material.

At their 100,000-square-foot production facility, they have the capacity to manufacture up to 10,000 pairs of shoes a day. You'll get a chance to see shoes being injected molded, the raw materials used to create them, and the assembly team adding decorations.  The company has created more than 200 jobs and attendees will be able to see the whole operation including everything from design to marketing to procurement to manufacturing to assembly to distribution. 

Tour Agenda

9:00 – 9:30 am           Registration, GMA Announcements, and Networking

9:30 - 9:45 am            Corporate Presentation and Safety Briefing 

9:45 – 10:45 am          Plant Tour

10:45 - 11:00 am         Wrap Up and Summary



  2. NOTE:  Please do not register more than 2 people per company so we can leave room for others to attend.
Gifford Pace View
Gifford Pace Business Development Consultant Fulfillment Strategies International
Nichole Dennis View
Nichole Dennis Account Representative Manufactured Assemblies Corporation - MAC
Lauren VanBuskirk View
Lauren VanBuskirk VP Sales & Marketing LAN Systems
Elaina Kuurstra View
Elaina Kuurstra Inside Sales Representative LAN Systems
Casey Moore View
Casey Moore Corporate Sales Manager iSI Environmental
Adam Bowling View
Adam Bowling District Sales Manager Automatic Data Processing - ADP
Gretchen Philyaw View
Gretchen Philyaw Director of Sales Universal Servo Group
Brian Collier View
Brian Collier Senior Account Executive Advanced RP, Inc.
David White View
David White Altair Advanced Industries Inc - Alpha Technologies Inc
Margarita Porto View
Margarita Porto Partner Newport Board Group LLC
Britt Faunce View
Britt Faunce Vice President State Bank & Trust Company
Joanne Sanders View
Joanne Sanders President EWISE Communications
Laura Madajewski View
Laura Madajewski Sr Audit Manager; Manufac./Distrib Practice Leader HLB Gross Collins, P.C.
2 Other Registered Attendees

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Marjorie Dykes Marjorie Dykes
Marketing Director Georgia Manufacturing Alliance