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Cantsink Benefits from Going Solar
Cantsink Manufacturing, Inc.
71 First Avenue
Lilburn, GA 30047
Winder, GA -
Donnie Thomas, acting state director for USDA Rural Development, presented Cantsink with the check from their Renewable Energy for America (REAP) program. The program has available funding in order to promote renewable energy growth and development.
"Solar projects are a win-
Cantsink is one of the rural businesses awarded funding from the over $14 million dollars loans and grants provided since the program was created in 2003. In 2010, Georgia awarded 78 loans and grants for over $4.75 million.
“My initial interest in the transition of our facility to solar power was the environment,
by utilizing alternative energy. However, I quickly realized that the short-
The event celebration included lunch and was attended by delegates from the Economic
Development Board from Barrow County as well as other representatives from state-
“By installing solar on each of their facilities, CANTSINK has shown that solar pays off in many ways. Not only for the company itself as the beneficiary of this free energy from the sun, but also for all the jobs that are tied to these solar PV panels and the tax revenue generated as a result of these jobs” said Joe Thomas, President and COO of MAGE SOLAR USA.
Facility tours were given for attendees to see the operation of the 42 KW onsite solar system.
About Cantsink Manufacturing
Cantsink is a trusted manufacturer of helical piling and has been a part of the industry
for more than 23 years. They have a team of engineers and contractors with hands
on field experience to assist customers with project needs. The primary focus of
Cantsink is the fabrication and assembly of helical piles. These are galvanized or
black steel pipe shaft assemblies that feature 3/8-