Category Archives: Member News

AWPA Executive Director Speaks at Council of Manufacturing Associations’ Summer Leadership Conference

AWPA Executive Director Kimberly Korbel spoke at the Council of Manufacturing Associations’ 2016 Summer Leadership Conference on August 11. As part of a panel titled “Leading on Your Issues: Best Practices in Issue Advocacy Campaigns,” she discussed how the AWPA membership advocated for the ENFORCE Act, and collaborated with other organizations to successfully push the … Continue reading AWPA Executive Director Speaks at Council of Manufacturing Associations’ Summer Leadership Conference

Congressman Patrick McHenry Visits Hickory Springs

On August 4th, Hickory Springs, hosted the Congressman for the 10th District of North Carolina. The plant is located near Charlotte and will also host this years’ AWPA Operations Managers Meeting in September. “It was certainly a pleasure for us to visit with you at Hickory Springs.  …the Congressman thoroughly enjoyed his visit, and really … Continue reading Congressman Patrick McHenry Visits Hickory Springs

Members Enjoy Annual Meeting in St. Petersburg!

The 2016 Annual Meeting was held last month in St. Petersburg, Florida. Attendance was up again this year, with over 180 attendees.  Participants had the chance to reconnect with colleagues, customers and suppliers, and they heard the latest on the economy, the 2016 election, the scrap market, the rod market, and managing the multi-generational workforce. … Continue reading Members Enjoy Annual Meeting in St. Petersburg!