21st Annual Atlanta SMTA EXPO

21st Annual Atlanta SMTA EXPO Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Infinite Energy Center from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM   The 21st Annual Atlanta SMTA Expo, a one-day event for the electronics industry, will be held at the Infinite Energy Center (formerly Gwinnett Civic Center) in Duluth, Georgia on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Sponsored by the Atlanta Chapter of the Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA),  this event will feature a trade show with over 70 leading industry suppliers displaying products and services for the high technology and surface mount markets.  Free technical presentations for professionals …

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Spectrum Staffing Announces Title Sponsorship of WIE Golf Tournament

Spectrum Staffing is pleased to announce that we have secured the Title Sponsorship of the 24th Annual WIE Golf Tournament Fundraiser scheduled for Monday, April 24, 2017 at Reunion Country Club in Hoschton, GA. Spectrum is excited to partner with WIE as the new Title Sponsor and to continue promoting the non-profit organization and their main annual fundraiser in support of the their scholarship and charitable giving programs. The WIE Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser has become a premier tournament within the electronics, technology and manufacturing industries, and is a “must-attend” event for the technology community of Georgia. Spectrum has been a …

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Spectrum Staffing Nominated for Most Valuable Provider in Gwinnett

It is with great pride and excitement to announce that Spectrum Staffing has been nominated for the Partnership Gwinnett 2017 Movers & Makers Awards in the MVP (Most Valuable Provider) Category! The Movers & Makers Awards are the annual recognition of exceptional Gwinnett-based manufacturers and supply chain companies. Through the Movers & Makers Awards, Partnership Gwinnett seeks to honor outstanding small, medium, and large manufacturers in Gwinnett, as well as innovators in supply chain management, and extends the opportunity for local businesses to nominate the community’s MVP (Most Valuable Provider). The winners will be announced at the Partnership Gwinnett 2017 …

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October Advanced Manufacturing Update

NEWS & TRENDS: OCTOBER 2016 Georgia Association of Manufacturers Sets Its Sites on the Next Generation of Manufacturers From flooring to steelmaking, major companies have been laying down production roots in Georgia for decades. The Georgia Association of Manufacturers (GAM) has been actively advocating for the state’s manufacturers for more than a century – 116 years to be precise. When public policy items are on the table that could affect the industry, be it a legislative, environmental, energy, tax, labor workers’ compensation or an unemployment insurance issue, the Association makes it a priority. Among its many accomplishments at the state …

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Why manufacturing is growing — not declining — in Georgia

This content was submitted by Roy Bowen on behalf of the Georgia Association of Manufacturers to the Atlanta Business Chronicle  in response to the story “Georgia State Study Tracks Decline in Manufacturing Jobs”. Roy Bowen The number of Georgia manufacturing jobs has been steadily growing and the future is bright. Manufacturing employs over 385,000 Georgians, contributes greater than $52 billion to the economy, accounts for 11 percent of the state’s GDP, and creates wealth for hundreds of communities across Georgia. The number of Georgia manufacturing jobs has been steadily growing and the future is bright. However, one would think the opposite after reading a …

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