Lisa Winton Honored for Her Manufacturing Industry Leadership Passion and Advocacy for STEM Education and Workforce Development
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Metro Atlanta, GA May 11, 2022 – Winton Machine Company, manufacturer of tube and coax fabrication machines, is pleased to announce Lisa Winton, CEO, was among this year’s honorees as a 2022 Georgia Titan 100. The Titan 100 program recognizes Georgia’s Top 100 CEOs and C-level executives. They are some of Georgia’s most accomplished business leaders in their industry using criteria that include demonstrating exceptional leadership, vision and passion.
“I congratulate all the other 2022 Georgia Titan honorees. Their long-standing business leadership and vast contributions to the success of Georgia’s citizens and economy are truly worthy of being recognized. I am grateful for the many people, especially my husband and business partner, George Winton, who have worked with, supported, coached and mentored me over the years,” says Lisa Winton, Winton Machine CEO.
Vetted through a nomination process and responses to a questionnaire, Winton was selected for serving as a manufacturing industry and business leader in national, state and local organizations. She is also being recognized for her influential advocacy of STEM education and workforce development.
Winton shared, “For over 25 years, I have been passionate about manufacturing. I continue to believe in the importance of it as it relates to an individual’s ability to earn a good living, sustainability in our national economy and the creation of competitive advantages for the United States in the global markets.”
Winton also commented, “I am dedicated to building awareness among our youth about STEM career opportunities. As a board member for the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and as a committee chair for Partnership Gwinnett, I actively participate in conversations and promote initiatives to support workforce development, internships and apprenticeships.”
As a board member of the Technical College System of Georgia since 2019, Winton provides feedback on the needs of employers in the manufacturing sector. She works to connect manufacturers with the resources available at the 22 technical colleges which offer state-of-the-art technical education in more than 600 programs.
Co-owned by George and Lisa Winton, the Winton Machine Company’s culture is defined by its core values. One of these core values is “to help others.” Team Winton lives out this core value by creating STEM internships and apprenticeships while supporting STEM education programs. Over the course of their company’s history, they have mentored hundreds of students, hired one of their long-term engineering interns and a graduate of Maxwell High School of Technology and Gwinnett Science and Math High School.
The 2022 Georgia Titan 100 Awards Celebration to be held on May 12th will be at the Zoo Atlanta, Savanna Hall, one of the city’s most treasured historic structures built in 1921. As the home of the Atlanta Cyclorama for more than 90 years, the building is famous for its grand scale and neoclassical architecture.
About Georgia Titan 100
The Titan 100 embody the true diversity of the Georgia business landscape. representing technology, manufacturing, education, healthcare, construction/real estate, staffing, professional services, hospitality, transportation, and the energy sector among many others.
About Winton Machine Company
Celebrating its 25th year in business in 2023, Winton Machine Company is a company building factory automation for tube and semi-rigid coax fabrication based in Metro Atlanta, Georgia.
Winton Machine Company, founded by Lisa and George Winton in 1997, designs and manufactures machinery to enable its customers to fabricate tubular parts and semi-rigid coaxial cable for their products. They work with customers in a wide range of industries such as Refrigeration, HVAC, Construction, Aerospace, Agriculture, Furniture, Medical, Electronics and more.
Their factory automation solutions are used to help manufacture the NASA Mars Exploration Rover, Mars 2020, Raytheon Iron Dome Weapon System used to help protect over 8 million people in Israel to mass production of refrigerators built on General Electric assembly lines.
The mission at Winton Machine is to design and build tube and coax fabricating machinery that adds value to our customer’s bottom line; to provide a stable and healthy environment for all our team members; to be known throughout the industry for delivering systems backed by expert and expedient technical support.
Winton Machine proudly represented the State of Georgia at the “2018 Made in America Product Showcase” held at the White House in Washington, D.C. Winton Machine was recognized by the Gwinnett Chamber as the 2018 Pinnacle Small Business Overall Winner and Best Small Business of the Year: 25+ Employees. Winton Machine also received the 2019 Gwinnett Chamber IMPACT Regional Business Award for Small Business. Several other state and local organizations have also recognized Winton Machine for their contributions to Georgia’s manufacturing industry and their economic impact domestically and internationally.
For more information, please visit http://www.wintonmachine.com or call 770-831-1917.