Manufacturing Appreciation Week (MAW) was developed by the Technical College System of Georgia and the Georgia Department of Economic Development. Manufacturing Appreciation Week was celebrated April 18 - 22, 2016. The Awards Luncheon was held April 21st at the Georgia International Convention Center.
Atlanta, GA – April 22, 2016: Gov. Nathan Deal yesterday named three of Georgia's leading companies as the 2016 Manufacturers of the Year. Caterpillar’s Building Product Division’s Athens facility won in the category of 500 or more employees; Suniva's Norcross facility won in the category of 150-500 employees; and Thomasville, Ga.'s Cives Steel Company won in the category of 150 or fewer employees.