Technology Association of Georgia Celebrates 500th Member


ATLANTA, GA— October 17, 2016 — The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s premier advocate for technology and innovation, recently celebrated the addition of Porsche Consulting, Inc. as its 500th member.

TAG marked the occasion of securing its latest member by spending the afternoon with the Porsche Consulting, Inc. leadership team celebrating, complete with a “500” cake and balloons. Following the celebration, they gave a tour of the North American headquarters, showed off the track and discussed their commitment to Atlanta and the Georgia technology community.

In talking about their new TAG membership, Norman Firchau, President & CEO, of Porsche Consulting, Inc. remarked, “Manufacturing in the US is showing sustainable signs of growth – especially in the Southeast.
Just as products keep getting better and better, so must the performance of processes. No matter what your products are, striving for operational excellence along the entire value chain is key to success.”

Porsche Consulting, Inc. with U.S. offices in Atlanta, is a subsidiary of the sports car manufacturer Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart. The company, consisting of experts for operational excellence, advises corporations and medium-sized enterprises from the automotive, aerospace, and industrial goods industries. Other clients can be found in construction, the consumer goods industry as well as in the retail and service sectors.

“We are very proud to add Porsche Consulting, Inc. as our 500th member,” said TAG President/CEO Tino Mantella. “This year we have seen tremendous growth in our organization, and we are very excited to add this innovative company to our ranks.”


About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 30,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.

The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology.  TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive.

For more information visit the TAG website at or TAG’s community website at To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit

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