SPRINGFIELD, MO – Missouri Association of Manufacturers honors SWI Industrial with its Founder’s Award, recognizing 50 years of business. The award will be presented Sept. 28 in St. Louis at the MAM summit, trade show and job fair.

SWI is a non profit providing more than 200 individuals with disabilities meaningful and dignified work, while expanding the work forces of other manufacturers.

The Founder’s award honors MAM’s founder, the late Jack T. Gentry and is presented to select MAM member companies that preserve the manufacturing tradition and promote and advance manufacturing in Missou