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Top 100 People

Once again Bill Polacek, President and CEO of ETC and JWF Industries, has been named to “PA Business Central’s” Top 100 People List.

Mr. Polacek founded JWF Industries in 1987 as a process-based contract manufacturer with a wide array of capabilities in metal manufacturing. In 2011, JWF began manufacturing a variety of products for the oil and gas industry through a newly created division, Environmental Tank & Container (ETC).

Today the company has grown to employ nearly 400 in 1,000,000 square feet of manufacturing space. The company is well-known for its expertise in fabricating, machining, welding, coating, assembly and project management. For nearly 30 years, JWF has been providing these services to the commercial and defense industries.

Year after year, it has been Pennsylvania Business Central’s honor to celebrate the top 100 people in business and economic development who have learned through failures and successes how to develop both their organizations and communities.

Mr. Polacek founded JWF Industries in 1987 as a process-based contract manufacturer with a wide array of capabilities in metal manufacturing. In 2011, JWF began manufacturing a variety of products for the oil and gas industry through a newly created division, Environmental Tank & Container (ETC).

Today the company has grown to employ nearly 400 in 1,000,000 square feet of manufacturing space. The company is well-known for its expertise in fabricating, machining, welding, coating, assembly and project management. For nearly 30 years, JWF has been providing these services to the commercial and defense industries

Bill Polacek Receives VCI Humanitarian Award

Congratulations to ETC and JWF President and CEO, Bill Polacek, for being recognized with the Veterans Community Initiative (VCI) Humanitarian Award for his selfless service on a large scale and extraordinary contributions of a humanitarian nature and lifetime achievement.

Since 1993, VCI has served over 6,800 clients in job search assistance and career counseling in the Pennsylvania Laurel Highlands. VCI’s purpose is to enhance the lives and well-being of community residents-focusing on veterans and the veteran families. VCI emphasizes assisting with social and economic needs of those who are disabled, disadvantaged, physically and mentally challenged, unemployed and underemployed, substance abusers, and current and previously incarcerated.  VCI administers this support by assisting, caring, and advocating for our nation’s most precious resource-our veterans and military.