The state of Georgia is home to companies like Coca-Cola, UPS, Porsche, Mercedes Benz, Gulf Stream Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney, and Home Depot. In fact, Forbes ranks Georgia as the seventh best state for businesses. The pro-business climate, third best tax rating, and improved economy have together contributed to their being acknowledged for business. Manufacturing Industry The manufacturing industry employees around 373,700 workers while the state has the lowest manufacturing unionization rate of 5%. They host a highly-skilled workforce achieved through government programs such as the High Demand Career Initiative which provide 100% tuition fees for technical education in a high demand career area. Other factors, like producing low-cost electricity and sales tax exemption on energy, help fuel the economy and workforce. In 2015, manufacturing provided $54.82 billion to Georgia’s overall GDP with manufacturing sectors like food & beverages and tobacco products…