Metro Atlanta, Georgia, May 10, 2019 – Winton Machine is honored to announce the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce has awarded our company with a 2019 Regional Business IMPACT Award for Small Business. Winton was one of 19 finalists in the award program category and selected from over 500 nominations across all categories.
“Winton has become a voice for small manufacturers and their needs for education reform, tax reform and workforce development. We are grateful for the recognition as an economic contributor and a STEM education advocate,” shared George Winton, Winton Machine President. “Thank you to all our business and community partnerships which collectively make the greatest impact.”
Even though Winton Machine is considered a small manufacturer, they have been able to make a large economic and community impact over these past 22 years. Winton is committed to increasing their positive impact on state and national levels with the assistance of Georgia Economic Development, Partnership Gwinnett, Gwinnett County Public Schools, Technical College System of Georgia, Georgia Tech, Georgia Association of Manufacturers, Next Gen Manufacturing of Georgia and the National Association of Manufacturers.
Winton Machine was selected as the Georgia representative at the 2018 Made in America Product Showcase event held at White House. While at the White House, George and Lisa Winton were able to talk with cabinet members and representatives about the great things the people of Gwinnett County and the State of Georgia are doing to promote economic development. They were able to share how business and educational leaders are working together to create the necessary STEM workforce in support of manufacturing growth now and in the future.
Lisa Winton, Winton Machine CEO, said, “One of Winton’s core values is to ‘help others’ and Winton actively participates in our local and state STEM apprenticeship and internship programs at both the high school and collegiate levels.We have mentored over 40 students to date and recently hired our 2nd graduate of Maxwell High School of Technology.”
Designed to be reflective of Gwinnett, the IMPACT Regional Business Awards recognize leading organizations in top industries that are driving economic development and job creation, while enhancing our quality of life. Learn more: http://www.impactbusinessawards.com/