We’re #2 on the FAB 40 list!

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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. This is the sixth year in a row we’ve landed in the top three, which recognizes our company as the second-largest metal fabrication operation in the U.S. It also…

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Aligning all four of our locations with new equipment

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We believe as a manufacturer it’s our responsibility to provide our customers like you with the right parts and to do it while meeting your delivery requirements. To ensure we can achieve this as demand grows, we’ve invested in new, light fabrication equipment at our Washington, Illinois facility. A new 10K laser is optimizing cutting…

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BTD Receives Safety Awards

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BTD Manufacturing has received a Safety Award of Honor from the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA) at our Tooling facility in Lakeville, Minnesota. FMA also awarded BTD’s Detroit Lakes, Lakeville and Dawsonville locations with Safety Awards of Merit. The FMA/CNA Annual Safety Awards, which are open to all FMA company members, recognize metal fabrication…

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We’re fulfilling growing demand with new equipment

BTD 10K Laser in GA

Our Dawsonville, Georgia and Washington, Illinois facilities have each added a 10,000-watt fiber sheet laser to their setup, allowing us to meet the needs of our customers while ensuring efficiency and quality are optimized. The Mitsubishi 3015 GX-F 10K fiber sheet lasers feature an auto pallet changer and can be used with sheets as big…

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#whyBTD – Taylor Meyer, shift lead, Lakeville, MN

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Why did you join BTD? I joined BTD for many reasons. If you have stepped into BTD before, you have heard of the immense amount of opportunities for growth that are given. You can ask almost anyone in a leadership position and it is almost a given that they have held multiple titles previous to…

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See us at the Pekin, Illinois Job Fair

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Our team in Washington, Illinois will be set up and ready to tell you all about a career at BTD during the Job Fair in Pekin. We’re hiring for multiple positions, including welders, CNC machinists and material handlers. And here are just a few of the awesome benefits you’ll enjoy.  Shift differentials of 20-30% Paid…

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#whyBTD – Kumar Seokaran – production setup, Lakeville, MN

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When Kumar Seokaran moved to MN in 2020 he was looking for a solid career with a good company. He had previous experience in manufacturing with John Deere so when the opportunity to work at BTD came along it was a good fit. But during his time here, he’s found more than a job, he…

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#whyBTD – Mike Lulay, machining lead, Washington, IL

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Mike Lulay is the machining department lead at our Washington, Illinois facility. When he joined our team 11 years ago he brought a wealth of knowledge with him from his 12 years of machining experience. Even so, joining BTD was a new experience and one he embraced.  “I still felt like a fish out of…

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We’re expanding our Lakeville, MN facility!

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We are proud to announce the recent addition of 40,000 square feet to our Lakeville Minnesota facility! The new footprint gives us the room to do more for our customers. This includes expanding our stamping capabilities as well as growing our fabrication capacities, which will allow us to focus on increasing machine availability and broadening…

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#whyBTD-Desiree Rader – machining lead, Detroit Lakes

Desiree Rader

Desiree has been with BTD for more than 19 years starting in stamping and assembly. She went to welding school through BTD and then moved into our welding department. After that she transitioned into machining where she is currently the machining lead on the first shift from 7 am to 3 pm. What do you…

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