Three JWF Employees Receive Business Management for Manufacturing Certificate

John Polacek (COO/JWF Industries), Haleigh Findley, Kevin Findley, Victoria Long, Bill Polacek (President & CEO)

Haleigh Findley, Kevin Findley, and Victoria Long became the first graduates of Penn Highlands Community College and JWF’s Business Management for Manufacturing Certificate Program on Tuesday June 21, 2022. This certificate acts as a step towards an associate degree in business management for manufacturing and is open to all JWF employees.

The graduates received their certificates from Penn Highlands Community College President, Dr. Steve Nunez, at the school’s Central Park campus during a ceremony in which they were honored.

JWF President and CEO, Bill Polacek, thanked the three graduates for being the first class to “pave the way for future classes that will help grow the organization, grow themselves, and grow the community.”

Congratulations Haleigh, Kevin, and Victoria!

PCT Acquires California Manufacturing Company, Partners with JWF

Press release written and distributed by PCT

Para-Coat Technologies, Inc. (Johnstown, Pa) a specialty, engineered coatings provider, who works with the Military, Medical, Aerospace, and Automotive Industries has acquired the assets of the R.D. Dragomir Company in Santa Ana,
California. Para-Coat Technologies began working with Richard and Melinda Dragomir at the onset of the company back in 2010.

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JWF Industries Donates to Windber Area Community Kitchen

JWF Industries presented a check for $2,000 to the Windber Area Community Kitchen (WACK) to assist in the purchase of food items for distribution to local residents. The program is located at Calvary United Methodist Church at 1800 Stockholm Avenue in Windber. JWF Industries also donated turkeys to WACK for distribution to several families for Thanksgiving.

PHOTO (L-R): Ed Rosbaugh, Director of WACK; Madison Polacek, Material Manager, JWF Industries; Denise Tobias, Board Chairperson, WACK; Will Polacek, General Manager of Paint, JWF Industries; and Dr. Violette Eash, Board Member, WACK.
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BAE Systems Honors JWF Industries with a Supplier of the Year Award

JWF Industries announced it received a BAE Systems Partner2Win Supplier of the Year Award for Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) Platforms based on exceptional performance and contributions to supply chain success in 2020 for BAE Systems’ Combat Mission Systems business. JWF Industries was honored at a virtual online ceremony and was selected from a group of more than 1,500 suppliers that worked with BAE Systems in 2020.

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