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4 FAMOUS GEORGIA
COMPANIES - SS8E3C
Coca-Cola
 1886 -A headache (remedy) sold as a cocaine –based syrup developed by pharmacist, Dr. John
Pemberton-placed on...
John Pemberton –
Inventor of Coca Cola Recipe
Jacob’s Pharmacy – Location where John
Pemberton sold Coca Cola as a headache
remedy.
Asa Griggs Candler – revamps the recipe and
truly begins marketing the drink for increased
sales.
Earnest and Robert Woodruff – Bought Coca Cola
from Asa Candler and turned it into a global softdrink
and icon.
Georgia Pacific
 1927- Created in Augusta, GA by Owen R. Cheatham
 1st
named Georgia Hardwood Lumber Company
 By 1938- ...
Owen R. Cheatham
Georgia Pacific products.
 1924-Originally, Huff Daland Dusters of Atlanta-a crop dusting company
 1928 became Delta Airlines
 1929 became passen...
Huff Daland Duster
One of the first Delta passenger
planes.
Delta Betters its technology.
Eventually developing the planes
we know today.
Home Depot
 Founded 1978 by Bernie Marcus & Arthur Blank in Atlanta
 Sells home improvement supplies at lower prices
 2...
Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank
Has anyone been here?
Arthur Blank owner of Atlanta
Falcons
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  1. 1. 4 FAMOUS GEORGIA COMPANIES - SS8E3C
  2. 2. Coca-Cola  1886 -A headache (remedy) sold as a cocaine –based syrup developed by pharmacist, Dr. John Pemberton-placed on sale at Jacob’s Pharmacy for 5 cents a glass and mixed with carbonated water (makes it work faster).  1892-Asa Candler, a business man with great advertising initiatives, bought the company from Dr. Pemberton for $2300. He realized it sold well as a refreshing drink.  1904-A million gallons were sold  1919-Candler family sold the Coca-Cola company to Atlanta banker, Ernest Woodruff for $25 million  4 years later, Robert Woodruff (the son) becomes President and leads the company for 60 years  Robert’s legacy:  Introduced the cardboard carrier for the purchase of more than one bottle  Introduced the “cooler” that evolves into the vending machine  Made them the 1st company to sell brand name merchandise  Established a global market to sell Coke products around the world  Was able to help run the city of Atlanta “behind the scenes”  Was a philanthropist (gave/donated money to charitable causes or public projects) http://www.thecoca-colacompany.com/heritage/ourheritage.htm
  3. 3. John Pemberton – Inventor of Coca Cola Recipe
  4. 4. Jacob’s Pharmacy – Location where John Pemberton sold Coca Cola as a headache remedy.
  5. 5. Asa Griggs Candler – revamps the recipe and truly begins marketing the drink for increased sales.
  6. 6. Earnest and Robert Woodruff – Bought Coca Cola from Asa Candler and turned it into a global softdrink and icon.
  7. 7. Georgia Pacific  1927- Created in Augusta, GA by Owen R. Cheatham  1st named Georgia Hardwood Lumber Company  By 1938- operated 5 sawmills in the south  Has grown to become a leader in the industry of making tissue, packaging paper, building products, and associated chemicals  Headquartered in Atlanta; employing more than 55,000 people in over 300 locations from North America through Europe  Operates over 600 plants with profits totaling more than 250 million each year  Currently the largest wholesale supplier of building products in North America  2nd largest producer of paper products http://www.gppro.com/
  8. 8. Owen R. Cheatham
  9. 9. Georgia Pacific products.
  10. 10.  1924-Originally, Huff Daland Dusters of Atlanta-a crop dusting company  1928 became Delta Airlines  1929 became passenger service from Dallas, TX to Jackson, MS  1941-moved HQ to Atlanta (from Monroe, LA)  One of GA’s largest employers providing air transportation & freight transportation throughout the world.  Also owns Atlantic SE Airlines & Conair, Inc.  Flies to 219 cities in 46 states, DC, Puerto Rico, & the Virgin Islands as well as 53 international cities of 35 countries  1942 War effort-Modifies 1000+ plains & trains Army pilots as well as mechanics  1944-converted DC-3 cargo ship  1945-Name change to Delta Air Lines, Inc.  1945 & 1947 National Safety awards for no fatalities of passenger miles  1946-starts regular cargo service http://news.delta.com/digital_index.cfm?section_id=
  11. 11. Huff Daland Duster
  12. 12. One of the first Delta passenger planes.
  13. 13. Delta Betters its technology.
  14. 14. Eventually developing the planes we know today.
  15. 15. Home Depot  Founded 1978 by Bernie Marcus & Arthur Blank in Atlanta  Sells home improvement supplies at lower prices  2004, profits exceed $5 billion  Is located in all 50 states and internationally as well  Arthur Blank bought the Atlanta Falcons in 2002 is a well recognized owner in the NFL http://corporate.homedepot.com/wps/portal/! ut/p/c1/04_SB8K8xLLM9MSSzPy8xBz9CP0os3gDdwNHH0sfE3M3AzMPJ8MAF0sDKND388jPTdUvyHZUBAB6afqn/dl2 /d1/L2dJQSEvUUt3QS9ZQnB3LzZfMEcwQUw5TDQ3RjA2SEIxUEY5MDAwMDAwMDA!/
  16. 16. Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank
  17. 17. Has anyone been here?
  18. 18. Arthur Blank owner of Atlanta Falcons
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