BTD TOPS THE FABRICATOR’S FAB 40 LIST

We’re excited to announce that The Fabricator, a monthly print and digital publication that focuses on the metal forming industry, has named BTD Manufacturing No. 2 on its FAB 40 list. The list recognizes the 40 most successful manufacturers based on their previous year’s reported revenue. This is the fifth year in a row BTD…

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#whyBTD – Jessica Griswold, shift lead, Lakeville, MN

Jessica Griswold is currently a shift lead on the 2nd shift, working 3-11 p.m. She started with BTD in January of 2020 while working toward her welding technology diploma at Dakota County Technical College. The opportunity allowed her to continue her studies as a full-time student while earning money and hands-on experience at BTD.  What…

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#whyBTD – Jeff Woods, process trainer, Washington, IL

Jeff Woods has been with BTD for more than 25 years and during his time here, he’s done more than produce great products; he’s helped others sharpen their craft and follow their passions. Jeff is a process trainer who enjoys mentoring others. In fact, it’s one of the reasons he likes working the off-shift from…

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Supporting The Future of Manufacturing

BTD participated with Detroit Lakes High School (DLHS) and the MN Department of Labor & Industry (MNDLI) first semester to provide three DLHS students with experiences in advanced manufacturing. The program is structured through the Youth Skills Training grant from the MNDLI and exposes students to manufacturing occupations and opportunities while allowing them to build…

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#whyBTD – Keidra Anderson, shift lead, Detroit Lakes

Keidra has been with BTD for six years holding positions in production and setup. In January of 2021 she was promoted to shift lead in fabrication.   What do you like best about working an off shift? I like my co-workers and the schedule gives me the opportunities to do things during the day on…

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BTD MANUFACTURING ADDS HIGH-PERFORMANCE TUBE LASER TO MN FACILITY

DETROIT LAKES, MINN. — Nov. 17, 2020 — BTD Manufacturing, a customer-focused, growth-oriented manufacturing partner providing innovative solutions to world class brands in the metal fabrication market, is adding a new high-performance tube laser to its production facility in Lakeville, Minnesota. The BLM 4K Fiber LT7 Tube Laser allows BTD to enhance production rates while…

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BTD MANUFACTURING ENHANCES EFFICIENCIES AT MN FACILITY WITH NEW FIBER LASER

DETROIT LAKES, MINN. — Oct. 26, 2020— BTD Manufacturing, a customer-focused, growth-oriented manufacturing partner providing innovative solutions to world class brands in the metal fabrication market, is improving efficiencies at its Lakeville, Minnesota facility. The new TRUMPF 5030 10K Fiber TruLaser optimizes cutting efficiency and operates with minimal gas consumption, allowing BTD to streamline operations.…

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BTD MANUFACTURING EXPANDS ITS METAL STAMPING CAPABILITIES IN THE SOUTHEAST

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,…

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BTD Receives Dual Training Grant

We’re excited to announce that BTD has received dual training grant funds from the Minnesota Private Investment, Public Education, Labor and Industry Experience Program, or PIPELINE. The grant will support us in helping our employees improve their skills and advance their careers. Dual training combines a classroom-style curriculum with hands-on learning that gives our employees…

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