July 10, 2013
Certified welding and metal fabrication provider Steel Plate Fabricators, a subsidiary of Knoxville Sheet Metal Works Inc. in Knoxville, Tenn., has been named one of 15 recipients of the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award from Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office.
The award is the DOD’s highest recognition given to employers for exceptional support of Guard and Reserve employees. Recipients go to extraordinary lengths to support their military employees through both formal and informal initiatives. Since 1996, only 175 employers have received the award.