Each year SVAM accepts nominations for its Outstanding Woman in Manufacturing Award. The nominees are scored by a panel of judges based on company impact, community impact, personal drive, and leadership.    Through the Outstanding Women in Manufacturing program, many amazing women have been recognized for their contributions to the world of manufacturing in Southwest Virginia. The purpose of this program is to change the image of manufacturing and highlight ...
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Tadano Mantis Corporation
Oak Hall Cap & Gown
Schaffner MTC LLC
Samuel Pressure Vessel Group
Hollingsworth and Vose Company
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems
West River Conveyors and Machinery
Strongwell
Tempur-Sealy
Hollingsworth and Vose Company
Each year SVAM accepts nominations for its Outstanding Woman in Manufacturing Award. The nominees are scored by a panel of judges based on company impact, community impact, personal drive, and leadership.    Through the Outstanding Women in Manufacturing program, many amazing women have been recognized for their contributions to the world of manufacturing in Southwest Virginia. The purpose of this program is to change the image of manufacturing and highlight ...
Read more
In 2020, SVAM launched its Made In SWVA podcast! This podcast is a way for us to share all things manufacturing. We will be speaking with guests about manufacturing careers and opportunities, the benefits of working in manufacturing, how to get started, and more! We hope this podcast encourages students and other job seekers to pursue a career in manufacturing.   The first series on our podcast features Women in ...
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For the fall of 2020 SVAM moved our Manufacture Your Career panel discussions to virtual events. Students and educators tuned in via Zoom as both individuals and classes. These events focused on a panel discussion highlighting the manufacturing sector and the career paths it offers. Panelists discussed multiple topics including pay and benefits, facility safety, common misconceptions, employer desired soft skills, and different job opportunities. Students took the opportunity to ask ...
Read more
Tadano Mantis Corporation
Oak Hall Cap & Gown
Schaffner MTC LLC
Samuel Pressure Vessel Group
Hollingsworth and Vose Company
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems
West River Conveyors and Machinery
Strongwell
Tempur-Sealy
Hollingsworth and Vose Company
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Each year SVAM accepts nominations for its Outstanding Woman in Manufacturing Award. The nominees are scored by a panel of judges based on company impact, community impact, personal drive, and leadership.    Through the Outstanding Women in Manufacturing program, many amazing women have been recognized for their contributions to the world of manufacturing in Southwest Virginia. The purpose of this program is to change the image of manufacturing and highlight ...
Read more
In 2020, SVAM launched its Made In SWVA podcast! This podcast is a way for us to share all things manufacturing. We will be speaking with guests about manufacturing careers and opportunities, the benefits of working in manufacturing, how to get started, and more! We hope this podcast encourages students and other job seekers to pursue a career in manufacturing.   The first series on our podcast features Women in ...
Read more
For the fall of 2020 SVAM moved our Manufacture Your Career panel discussions to virtual events. Students and educators tuned in via Zoom as both individuals and classes. These events focused on a panel discussion highlighting the manufacturing sector and the career paths it offers. Panelists discussed multiple topics including pay and benefits, facility safety, common misconceptions, employer desired soft skills, and different job opportunities. Students took the opportunity to ask ...
Read more

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