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House bill supporting sheltered workshop passes

Jefferson City — The Missouri Association of Sheltered Workshop Managers (MASWM) announces that HCR 28 passed with an overwhelming majority of 152 to 1 vote on the House Floor yesterday. HCR 28 was sponsored by Representative Rory Rowland from Independence. HCR 28 reaffirms the Missouri Legislatures full support for choice of employment for the 6300+ […]

Sunny Bunny Easter Eggs are sold in Hy-Vee and Harter House

SPRINGFIELD, MO — Sunny Bunny Easter Eggs , the ancillary business at SWI (formerly known as Springfield Workshop) are now available in Springfield’s Hy-Vee and Harter House on Eastgate. JW Gibbs, general manager of SWI Industrial says this is the first time Sunny Bunny Easter Eggs have been available in retail stores in this area. […]

Karen Bearfield joins SWI as HR officer.

SPRINGFIELD – Karen Bearfield is now the human resources specialist at SWI. She is an accredited human resources professional and earned the bachelor’s from Drury University. Her experience includes work in the health care industry and other for profit entities. SWI (Springfield Workshop) provides dignified and meaningful employment to more than 200 individuals with varying […]

SWI is now part of the Congressional Record

SPRINGFIELD, MO – SWI Industrial solutions was recognized recently for its 50 years of providing a quality workforce to area industries, while supporting individuals with developmental disabilities. Representative Billy Long took to the US House of Representatives floor on Nov. 30 saying, “SWI Industrial Solutions has directly impacted the local economy in a positive way […]

SWI receives manufacturing award

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 […]

Please Save the Date for the 2016 EmployAbility Summit!

Please join us for the second annual EmployAbility Summit & Luncheon, where industry experts will provide insight with successful programs that encourage the hiring of people with a disability. Thursday, October 20, 2016 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Check-in and Networking 10 – 10:30 a.m. The Old Glass Place (521 E. St. Louis St., Springfield, […]