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Happy New Year! An East West Holiday Recap

January 08, 2015 by Jennifer Catalan

We hope 2015 is off to a great start for everyone! As promised, we wanted to share a follow up post from the East West Holiday celebrations last month. Our day spent giving back to the community felt great and we hope we made a positive impact on those at the Belmont Village Senior Living Facility as well as for our "adopted" family! This year we had our day filmed by the wonderful videographer, Nathan Lee. Check it out below!

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Filed Under: Community, Culture, Team-Building

Spreading Holiday Cheer at East West Manufacturing!

December 18, 2014 by Jennifer Catalan

Each year during the holiday season, East West plans an exciting day around giving back to our community. Giving back is one of our core values and is important to each of our team members. Last year, East West boarded the Polar Express and spent the day caroling and shopping for our adopted family. We usually end the day with our annual Holiday party for the entire staff, though this year we decided to have break up our tradition into two separate parts. 

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East West Teams Up with Youth Villages

October 07, 2014 by Jennifer Catalan

The team at East West loves giving back to the community and last Friday, October 3rd, was no exception! The EW team had the opportunity to work with the children at Youth Villages and work on a couple of projects on the Douglasville, GA campus. Youth Villages is a leading national nonprofit dedicated to providing the most effective local solutions to help emotionally and behaviorally troubled children and their families live successfully. East West team members worked on painting a mural on an accent wall to help create a "Kid's Corner" in the children's courtyard. We also helped to weed and mulch the garden to get it ready for the kids to plant fall vegetables, as well as touched up paint on the playground.

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East West Manufacturing Supports "Show Your Stripes"

January 22, 2014 by Jennifer Catalan

As seen on PRWeb and The International Business Times:

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Filed Under: Community, Culture, New Hires, In the News, Customer Service

All Aboard the East West Polar Express!

December 23, 2013 by Jennifer Catalan

It was another exciting Holiday celebration for East West his year! On Wednesday, December 18th, the East West team started the day with breakfast at Panera Bread. As the breakfasts were handed out, tickets to board the "East West Polar Express" Trolley bus complete with the day's itinerary were tucked under the plates of food. It was a surprise for all that we would not be returning to the office, instead we would do some secret Santa shopping that day for the residents at the Belmont Village Senior Living facility as well as two refugee families with twelve children East West has "adopted."

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Filed Under: Community, Culture, Events, Employee Appreciation

UF ISE: East West Manufacturing Scott Ellyson Seminar Series

November 11, 2013 by Jennifer Catalan

East West Manufacturing is proud to be a sponsor of the University of Florida's Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering Seminar series! The series, titled "East West Manufacturing Scott Ellyson Seminar Series" is titled after Scott Ellyson, CEO of East West, and graduate of the University of Florida's ISE program.

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Filed Under: Speaking Engagement, Community, Engineering

East West Manufacturing Hosts IAE-Sorbonne Students

September 30, 2013 by Jennifer Catalan

East West Manufacturing was honored again to have the opportunity to host Business MBA Students from the IAE-Sorbonne school in Paris, France. The students participated in Georgia State University's J.Mack Robinson College of Business International Business intern program in partnership with IAE-Sorbonne to spend a week learning about global marketing strategies by visiting various companies in the Atlanta area. East West Executive Vice President, Jeff Sweeney, and Business Development Manager, Andy Reese, presented to the students about East West's marketing strategies and a few marketing challenges facing East West.

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Filed Under: Community, Events, Marketing

Delve into the Dragon Boat Festival

June 27, 2013 by Jennifer Catalan

Festive Dragon Boat races are beautiful to watch and very competitive as well!

On the fifth day of the fifth month according to the lunar calendar, the traditional Chinese festival, known as the Duanwu, or the “Dragon Boat Festival”, is celebrated in China as well as in many other Asian societies. Although there are many stories that attempt to explain the festival’s origin, the most commonly accepted story claims that it serves as a memorial and celebration for a famous Chinese scholar, Qu Yuan, who drowned in the Miluo River.

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East West Manufacturing Gives Back to GSU Students

April 18, 2013 by Jennifer Catalan

Jeff Sweeney, EVP of East West Manufacturing offered his time and knowledge to Georgia State University MBA students on Tuesday, April 2nd by offering career advice. Jeff met one-on-one with four graduating MBA students who were looking to pursue or advance their careers around global supply chain and logistics. With over 11 years of experience in manufacturing and managing a successful global supply chain, Jeff was more than happy to give back to students by sharing his real-world recommendations and guidance in pursuing a rewarding career within this industry.

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Filed Under: Community, In the News

East West is Proud to Sponsor ShamRockin' for a Cure!

February 12, 2013 by Jennifer Catalan

East West Manufacturing is proud to be a 2013 sponsor for ShamRockin' for a Cure! Every dollar raised at ShamRockin’ for a Cure goes to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to support the research vital to combat this deadly disease. Now celebrating its 5th year, ShamRockin' for a Cure 2013 will be held at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Alpharetta on Saturday, March 9th. Purchasing a ticket will not only go towards a great cause to helping find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis (CF), but you'll be able to rock out to live music, incredible food and drink, live and silent auctions, plus more entertainment in one night than you can imagine! ShamRockin’ is the most fun you’ll ever have for a great cause!

East West is a proud supporter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and we are always looking for ways we can contribute to helping find a cure for this fatal disease. We've participated in previous Wish for Wendy softball tournaments in support of Andy Lipman and his mission to help raise awareness about CF. East West is thrilled to sponsor another wonderful Cystic Fibrosis Foundation charity event in 2013.

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Filed Under: Community, Events