GTC named Goering Center Family Business Award Semi-finalist for 2017

August 10 2017, by Pete Borden

For Immediate Release:

Cincinnati, Ohio 8/6/17 – General Tool Company (GTC) manufactures parts and systems for Fortune 500 Defense, Aerospace and Commercial customers. As a third generation family business, we focus on a positive culture and values for our 250 employees and customers.
William Kramer III, President, said, “We’re certainly pleased and honored by this selection by the Goering Center. John Goering’s vision to help family businesses in the area has provided support and guidance to so many companies and to GTC for many years. It is one of the great community resources in Cincinnati”
As a semi-finalist, GTC will be further evaluated by an independent panel of judges who will be looking at the breakthroughs and accomplishments that distinguished their business – and the Cincinnati region – in 2017.
The 2017 Goering Center Family & Private Business Awards winners will be announced at the awards gala this fall on September 12, 2017. This annual recognition program, in its 18th year, honors Cincinnati regional businesses that exemplify the best in family and private business practices. Each year more than 500 businesses are nominated for these awards and from those nominees, 75 semi-finalists are selected.
On September 12, 2017, three awards will be presented in each of two divisions: family business and private business. Additionally, the 2017 Goering Center Hall of Fame winner and the Baldwin Volunteer of the Year will both be celebrated, and the Goering Center will recognize its first annual Rising Leader – one of nine emerging leaders who are shaping the future of Cincinnati businesses.
Established in 1989, the Goering Center for Family & Private Business serves more than 400 members, making it the country’s largest university based educational non-profit for family and private businesses. The Center’s mission is to nurture and educate family and private businesses to drive a vibrant economy. Affiliation with the University of Cincinnati and the University of Cincinnati’s Carl H. Lindner College of Business, provides access to a vast resource of business programing and expertise. Through this affiliation, Goering Center members receive real-world insights that enlighten, strengthen and prolong family and private business success.

Company Management shown below (L-R): Brad Brezinski CFO, Bill Kramer III President, Bill Kramer Jr. Chairman, Greg Kramer CTO
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Media Contact: Peter A. Borden
Title: VP Marketing
Company: General Tool Company
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