DETROIT LAKES, MINN. — Sept. 30, 2020— BTD Manufacturing, a customer-focused, growth-oriented manufacturing partner providing innovative solutions to world class brands in the metal fabrication market, has expanded its stamping capacity and broadened its press offerings at its Dawsonville, Georgia facility. The improvements allow the company to better serve its customer base through shorter lead-times, while driving efficiencies in the supply chain. 


“We know our customers’ success relies on our capabilities to not only provide them with parts that meet the highest standards, but also to provide those parts as efficiently as we can. In this market space, customers are relying on improved efficiencies more than ever,” said Paul Gintner, BTD Manufacturing president.


The Georgia facility’s new stamping press is a Komatsu OBS110. The unit has a 110-ton capacity and offers optimal consistency and part quality. It features a bolster size of 27.5 inches deep by 43.375 inches wide. Its feed line maximum thickness is 0.105 inches by 18 inches to 0.165 inches by 6 inches. 


The addition of the 110-ton stamping press in Georgia comes on the heels of the installation of a 300-ton stamping press and the acquisition of a 70,000 square-foot warehouse in Buford, Georgia. These significant commitments to the Southeast illustrate BTD’s resolve for growth in the region.


The company has an ongoing focus on improving efficiencies, expanding to meet the growing needs of customers, and broadening its capabilities. Since its inception more than 40 years ago, the company has expanded into a variety of custom metalwork services such as metal fabrication, stamping, machining, powder coating, robotic welding and tubing. This menu of services has ensured BTD’s top place among fabricators and clients needing metalwork.




Named 2nd on The Fabricator’s FAB 40 list in 2020, BTD continues to invest in people, processes, and technology to provide first-class service to world-class brands while valuing their team members and the communities in which they live. Their success shows in more than 1,300 employees who work in BTD locations in Detroit Lakes, Minn., Lakeville, Minn., Dawsonville, Ga., Buford, Ga., and Washington, Ill.