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”
JWF Industries is pleased to welcome ten college interns to its team for the summer. The students will work for JWF Industries at the company’s Iron Street and Cramer Pike locations through August 2020.Continue reading “JWF Industries Welcomes 2020 Summer Interns”
JWF Industries has reopened a factory in West Virginia to ensure continued production at the location. Located in Davisville, West Virginia, the facility was previously operated by Sunshine Metals, headquartered in Baker, Louisiana.Continue reading “JWF Industries Expands to West Virginia Plant”
Vision Together 2025, a framework for revitalizing Greater Johnstown based upon an open, collaborative and community driven approach, has chosen new leaders to continue to move the organization and the Johnstown community forward over the next two years.
William Polacek, Chief Executive Officer of JWF Industries and JWF Defense, has been appointed Chairman of the Vision Together 2025 Board and Ethan Imhoff, Executive Director of the Cambria County Planning Commission, was named Chairman of the Vision Together 2025 Executive Committee, both for two-year terms.Continue reading “Vision Together 2025 Announces New Leadership”
JWF Industries is following all recommendations from the CDC for maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our staff during the evolving COVID-19 situation. (Precautions updated 4/14/2020)Continue reading “COVID-19 Precautions”