We recently lost our Nation Sales Manager, Roy Woodward to Cancer. He was an inspiring man. His influence in our lives will live on as we continue his legacy of dedication to family and community. Previously, he was the owner of Woodward Enterprises. He was a former Vice President of Salem National Bank and Salem Mobil and Modular Homes. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Viet Nam war. He was a member and former President of the Southern Illinois All Star Bass Club, Salem Shrine Club, Marion Masonic Lodge and the Salem Lion’s Club and Past President. He was a […]
Although Memorial Day simply marks the official start of summer to some folks, to the PW Athletic family it’s much more. Memorial Day is a reminder of how fortunate we are to have the brave men and women who have served our country, kept us free, and paid the ultimate sacrifice!
We are ready for our booth at the National Recreation and Park Associate Congress in Charlotte, NC on October 14-16th. This year, not only will the exhibit hall feature some of the best products and vendors in the industry, it will also be full of fun activities. While you are at the NRPA Congress, be sure to make time in your schedule to check out our booth # 2700, which will include our products, literature, and our staff. Anthony Purcell, Bob Combs, Gerald Purcell, Melanie Johnson and Phil Piper will be on hand to discuss our products. They can […]
A group of employees are working hard to get our entry ready for the 43rd Annual Little Egypt Festival and Parade on Saturday, October 5, 2013 in Salem, Illinois! We are showcasing some of our products! The Little Egypt Festival is organized by a small group of volunteers The Festival includes a Little Egypt 5K Run, a horse show at Franklin Park School, a car show in Bryan Memorial Park, food/art/craft vendors and children’s activities downtown around the Court House, and a parade through downtown Salem. Theme: Inspiration with Grand Marshals – Charli Decker and Zack Hays, SCHS Prom King and Queen […]
School’s back in session, and kids across America have begun to mount their bikes for a quick ride to campus. All those students needed somewhere special to park at this new grade school in Texas, so PW answered the call! These galvanized double-sided bike racks are an affordable way to secure dozens of bikes in public spaces like schools, malls, city centers, and parks. Check out our huge selection of bike racks…we’re sure one of them will be perfect for your space!
To most people Labor Day may just be a nice, little three day weekend that signals the end of summer, but it’s much more to us. PW Athletic Mfg. employees have been working very hard this summer, manufacturing site furnishings and athletic equipment for our many customers. They live and work in Mesa, Arizona, in a climate known for it’s hot sun and tough summers. They, like so many other American workers, show up every morning and put in a full day of work, made even more difficult by 110 degree afternoon temperatures. And they don’t sit in air conditioned […]
We’ve been working diligently for the past few months to develop a personalized site furnishing option for our customers, and we’re so excited to say IT’S READY! With three options for personalization, there is an option that’s bound to be perfect for your customers. We can engrave directly into aluminum planking (picnic tables, players benches, etc.) or recycled plastic (benches, picnic tables, trash receptacles). Also available is an engraved aluminum plaque that can be countersunk and permanently mounted to the back of our recycled plastic benches, or a classic bronze plaque that can be engraved and mounted to our vertical […]
Join us in welcoming new Regional Sales Manager, Jay Henke (pronounced Hink-ee)! Jay has joined our team following the retirement of long-time Regional Sales Manager Chuck Workman. Jay brings a wealth of practical knowledge to his position and is excited to represent the PW Athletic and Patterson-Williams line of products. He’s been calling dealers in his region (maybe you’ve heard from him) to introduce himself and let them know how to contact him. Feel free to call in and say “Hello” to welcome Jay to the family!
We just wanted to take a few moments to wish you and yours a Happy 4th of July! Be safe, relax, and enjoy this great summer holiday with friends and family. Our office and production facility will be closed to allow our employees to celebrate with their loved ones, but we look forward to returning on Monday, rested and ready to fill your orders!