It’s Not Your Grandfather’s Steel Mill
R. Brock Pronko, Pennsylvania Business Central
Once a year, Bill Polacek, president and CEO of JWF Industries in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, brings students from local schools to tour the company’s manufacturing plant. Most students walk away with a completely different outlook on manufacturing.
The experience provides another eye-opener when students learn that even if they begin working without a college degree, the company gives them $5,250 a year toward one if they want to move up in the organization.