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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U.S. Secretary of Labor Scalia Highlights Workforce Development in Johnstown, Pennsylvania

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.

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JWF Industries Announces $54.2 million in contracts

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.

Bill Polacek
President and CEO
Madison Polacek
Supply Chain Coordinator
John Polacek
Chief Operating Officer
Will Polacek II
General Manager of Paint
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Vision Together 2025 Announces New Leadership

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. 

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