ASW Shows the Spirit of the Holidays

December 20, 2023ASW’s Holiday Luncheon & Giving TreeAssociates were treated to an all-you-can eat lunch and they gave back to the community with donated goods.ASW held its annual holiday luncheon on Friday, December 15. Associates were treated to an all-you-can-eat buffet featuring roast beef, pork loin, green beans, rigatoni, roasted potatoes, salad, rolls, and apple & peach cobbler. They also …

ASW Associates Attend the OMSDC BOE

June 20, 2023  ASW was pleased to serve as a sponsor for the Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council’s Business Opportunity Expo (BOE) June 19-20. The event took place in Cincinnati at the Avon Fields Golf Course, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, and Procter & Gamble headquarters. ASW exhibited at the Procurement Fair on the afternoon of the 20th. Each …

ASW Exhibits at 9th Annual GSBCE Ultimate Matchmaker

June 21, 2023  ASW served as a sponsor for, and exhibited at, the 9th Annual Greater Summit Business Conference & Expo Ultimate Matchmaker. The event, held by Black Pages Ohio and Summit Magazine, took place at the Akron-Canton Regional Airport on the morning of June 21. ASW showcased its services as a 3PL, including warehousing & distribution, polymer packaging, and …

ASW Partnership with Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank

June 28, 2023Pop-Up Pantry Enters Year Number 2Food distribution occurs the fourth Tuesday of each monthASW Global has served as a host for the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank Mobile Pantry since June, 2022 ASW CEO André Thornton wanted to determine the best way for ASW to partner with the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. In March of that year, Dan Flowers, the Foodbank’s …

ASW Global CEO Selected to EY Entrepreneurs Access Network

February, 2023 ASW CEO André Thornton has been selected to the 2023 EY Entrepreneurs Access Network (EAN) cohort. EAN is a business accelerator program created to support founders of Black- and Hispanic/Latino-owned companies. Entrepreneurs are chosen based on their potential for scalability, leadership style, business acumen, and company culture. Of the roughly 1,000 applications that were opened, 70 people were …

Farmers National Banc Corp Welcomes Thornton

January, 2023 ASW CEO André Thornton has joined the Farmers National Banc Corp Board of Directors. Thornton will sit on the Board Enterprise Risk Management and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committees. He will serve a one-year term. Read the full press release. “With an extensive background in business and entrepreneurship, we welcome André to Farmers and believe his experience will continue …

ASW Celebrates the Holiday Season

December 22, 2022ASW celebrated the holiday season with our annual holiday lunch and our annual charitable donations. Our staff lunch took place in our newest building, directly across from our headquarters. Associates were treated to a delicious buffet selection served by some members of leadership. Staff also received their holiday bonuses at the lunch. We also had a giving tree …

ASW Partners with Elves & More

December 19, 2022ASW was excited to partner with Elves & More on their 17th and last year of gifting bicycles to children in the greater Akron area. On Saturday, four-hundred volunteers built bikes at our newest facility in Mogadore. Over the past 17 years, Tim House and Brian Miner and the Elves & More organization have brightened the lives of …

ASW Supply Chain Services VP Celebrates 35 Years

July 21, 2022Recently, Vice President of Supply Chain Services Carlos Stevens celebrated his 35th year with ASW. Carlos joined ASW after serving in the United States Marine Corps. He started his tenure off with ASW in the Rubbermaid division, working 3rd shift as a forklift operator. He was a young father of a newborn and needed a job with no …