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Bulldog Steel Fabrication Nominated for MAW - 2017 Manufacturer of the Year

Madison, GA - April 20, 2017
Bulldog Steel Fabrication (BSF), a premier supplier of steel fabricated parts and components in Georgia, has been nominated for the 2017 Manufacturer of the year award in the Morgan County Georgia – Small Business Category by Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC).

In the region that GPTC represents, only nine nominees were chosen in DeKalb, Rockdale, Newton and Morgan counties.

“Were very excited about being nominated for this award recognizing our contributions to both the business and local community,” said Lorenze Tremonti, Safety and Quality Manager at Bulldog Steel Fabrication.

Winners will be announced at a special banquet for nominees and select invitees on April 27th at the Georgia International Convention Center. The event will feature a key note address from Georgia Governor Nathan Deal.

The 2017 Manufacturing Appreciation Week (MAW) Art Design contest award winners will also be announced. Elementary, middle, and high school students from across Georgia have submitted their artwork reflecting the manufacturing industry in the state of Georgia. The goal of the design contest is to inspire students to consider the rich diversity of careers available in advanced manufacturing.

“The team at Bulldog Steel is proud to be nominated in the MAW 2017 Small Business category. It’s a true accomplishment and we’re appreciative for the opportunity to share our business and community involvement with our peers,” commented Carlin Thomas, President and General Manager of Bulldog Steel Fabrication.

Manufacturing Appreciation Week was developed by the Technical College System of Georgia and the Georgia Department of Economic Development. The official MAW website provides more information.

Bulldog Steel Fabrication is an industry leader in the South East for processing structural, flat rolled and coiled steel into customer specific component parts.

The company’s website provides more information.

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Established in 1961, Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) is one of the top technical colleges in Georgia. As a student-centered institution, GPTC prepares individuals with the skills necessary to succeed in a rapidly changing, global economy. In August 2016, Georgia Piedmont was ranked among the top ten technical colleges in terms of enrollment by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. GPTC’s graduation rate is more than 74.3 percent, and its graduates secure employment at a level resulting in a 98.7 percent placement rate. With nearly 4,000 students, Georgia Piedmont’s adult education program is among the largest in the state. The college has 12 learning centers in DeKalb, Newton, Rockdale and Morgan counties. As set forth in its student catalog, Georgia Piedmont Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, sex, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). Contact Lisa Peters, the ADA Coordinator, at 404/297-9522, ext. 1154, or at the main DeKalb campus, 495 N. Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021 Room A-170; or Dr. Debra Gordon, the Title IX Coordinator, at 404/297-9522, ext. 1176, or at the main DeKalb campus, 495 N. Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021 Room A-103 for assistance. For more information about our graduation rates and other important program information, please visit our website at

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