about SVAM

The Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing, Inc. is a non-profit organization focused on supporting and strengthening manufacturers in the region. We are made up of a group of manufacturers working with educational institutions, workforce development boards, chambers of commerce, and state organizations to promote manufacturing in our Southwest Virginia region. Our vision is to unite Southwest Virginia manufacturers to strengthen our position as a world-leading region of advanced manufacturing opportunities.

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Did you know that manufacturing is alive and thriving in Southwest Virginia? The region's more than 350 manufacturing companies are currently offering exciting and rewarding careers to 17,000 people and they're looking for many more.

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SVAM is a membership-driven organization, offering a variety of benefits to its member companies, each designed to ensure manufacturers have every resource available to them to thrive.

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upcoming events

  • Women in Manufacturing Symposium
    March 8, 2024  9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, 1 Partnership Cir, Abingdon, VA 24210, USA
  • Supervisor Training: How to Conduct Performance Evaluations
    March 28, 2024  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Supervisor Training: Generations in the Workplace
    April 25, 2024  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

latest news

SVAM recently hosted two Manufacture Your Career panel discussions. The first was at Mountain Empire Community College on September 20th
The Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing (SVAM) held its prestigious Southwest Virginia Manufacturing Awards Banquet on Thursday, October 12th, to
On August 31, the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon served as the venue for SVAM's yearly Manufacturers' Expo.

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