William Polacek talks about leading JWF Industries through moments of change by staying true.Continue reading “Bill Polacek – Smart Business May Cover Story”
JWF Industries is proud to be recognized as a Top 100 Organization by PA Business Central. The company’s President and CEO, William Polacek, has also been named a Top 100 Leader for 2021.Continue reading “JWF Industries Earns Top 100 Recognitions”
William Polacek, President and Chief Executive Officer of JWF Industries, has again been recognized as one of Pennsylvania Business Central’s Top 100 Business People. Polacek has earned this honor eleven consecutive years, beginning in 2010.Continue reading “JWF Industries CEO Named Top 100 Leader”
JWF Industries is pleased to join a group of over 40 corporate sponsors for Penn State University’s Center for Supply Chain and Research® (CSCR®) at the Smeal College of Business.Continue reading “JWF Industries and Penn State Center for Supply Chain Research® Enter Sponsorship Agreement”
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.Continue reading “JWF Industries Donates to Windber Area Community Kitchen”
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.Continue reading “BAE Systems Honors JWF Industries with a Supplier of the Year Award”
JWF Industries President and Chief Executive Officer, William C. Polacek, has been named a Pittsburgh Smart 50 Award Honoree for 2020, presented by Smart Business Magazine. He also received this award in 2015.Continue reading “JWF Industries CEO Named Pittsburgh Smart 50 Award Honoree”
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia traveled to Johnstown, Pennsylvania, where he joined Congressman John Joyce, M.D. (PA-13) and Congressman Glenn “G.T.” Thompson (PA-15) to highlight workforce development through apprenticeships. Secretary Scalia and the congressmen toured JWF Industries and met with company leadership and apprentices.Continue reading “U.S. Secretary of Labor Scalia Highlights Workforce Development in Johnstown, Pennsylvania”
JWF Industries participated in the October 2020 Showcase for Commerce Press Event to highlight recent contracts awarded in the Cambria County region. Contracts total $54.2 million and 163 job sustained in Johnstown, PA.
In addition to the defense contracts listed below, the $54.2 million total includes $10 million in commercial contracts for the construction and airline industries. The cascading effect in the region is $8 million of business to local subcontractors and suppliers.
JWF Industries took an extra step to recognize the efforts of its essential workers earlier this month. Each employee was given a customized bronze coin during the company’s quarterly meeting in appreciation for their continued work ethic during the COVID-19 pandemic.Continue reading “JWF Industries Recognizes Essential Workers with Bronze Coins”