Awards and Recognition

Company Awards

YearAward / Recognition
2020PA Business Central’s Top 100 Organizations
2019PA Business Central’s Top 100 Organizations
ETC – PA, Manufacturer of the Year, Oil & Gas Awards – Northeast Division
Cambria Regional Chamber Award – “Excellence in Business”
2018PA Business Central’s Top 100 Organizations
Outstanding Veteran Community Support Award
ETC – PA, Manufacturer of the Year, Oil & Gas Awards
ETC – PA, featured on Fox Business Networks Manufacturing Marvels
2017PA Business Central’s Top 100 Organizations
2016PA Business Central’s Top 100 Organizations
Pittsburgh Business Times – 2016 Family Business Award
2015PA Business Central’s Top 100 Organizations
Southern Alleghenies Regional Award – Community Impact
2014PA Business Central’s Top 100 Organizations
2013PA Business Central’s Top 100 Organizations
2009Honored in Permanent Congressional records
2008Lockheed Martin Preferred Supplier Award
2007Lockheed Martin Star Supplier Award
2005Inter-Service Club Council of Greater Johnstown Pennsylvania Annual Achievement Award
2004Voted Simply the Best Place to Work in Johnstown
2002WCP Chapel of the 4 Chaplains Award
1999Honored in Permanent Congressional records
1998Arthur Anderson Award for “Motivating and Retaining Employees in Western Pennsylvania”
1997Feature story in national documentary on Public Broadcasting Station (PBS) called “Follow that Dream”
1996Greater Johnstown Chamber of Commerce Economic Summit Award

Professional Awards – William C. Polacek

YearAward / Recognition
2020PA Business Central’s Top 100 Business People
2019PA Business Central’s Top 100 Business People
2018PA Business Central’s Top 100 Business People
2017PA Business Central’s Top 100 Business People
Honorary Alumni Award – Mount Aloysius College
2016PA Business Central’s Top 100 Business People
The Chapel of the Four Chaplains “Humanitarian Award” of the Legion of Honor
2015 PA Business Central’s Top 100 Business People
West End Lion’s Club – 2015 Hall of Fame Inductee
Smart Business “Smart 50” Honoree
2014 PA Business Central’s Top 100 Business People
Young Professionals of the Alleghenies Entrepreneur of the Year
Governor’s ImPAct Award – Entrepreneurial Impact
2013 PA Business Central’s Top 100 Business People
2012Junior Achievement’s National Bronze Leadership Award
2011 PA Business Central’s Top 100 Business People
2010 PA Business Central’s Top 100 Business People
2005Johnstown Man of the Year
Recognized in State Senate and House of Representatives with Congratulatory Citations
2004Featured in Forbes Magazine for entrepreneurial character and creating and keeping jobs in Johnstown, PA
1997Cambria / Somerset Counties
Entrepreneur of the Year
1996Western Pennsylvania Entrepreneur of the Year
1995Dale Carnegie Highest Achievement Award
1994Who’s Who in Business