GENEVA, New York – The Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board (FLWIB), Inc. announced today that Western Ag Enterprises, Inc. is April’s “Business of the Month”, recognizing the business’s contributions to the community and to the local economy.
Incorporated in Arizona in 1985, Western Ag Enterprises, Inc. annually converts 60 million square feet of material for the agricultural, industrial, mining, transportation, and recreation industries. They bring years of design experience to suit the specialized needs of their clients. Western Ag’s facilities are designed to handle large and volume projects. They also have installation crews available to service hay tarps, silage pit covers, and liners in many areas. The main corporate office and manufacturing facility is located in Phoenix, AZ while the local office is located at the Seneca County Depot and opened in 2011.
Over the last four years the company has grown to the current workforce of 30. To assist with recruiting efforts, Western Ag Enterprises has worked closely with Finger Lakes Works Business Services Team to post jobs with the New York State Job Bank. Other recruiting services that have been accessed include application collection, screening and referrals as well as on-site interviewing at the career center in Waterloo.
“Helping businesses connect with the talent is an important service we offer employers.” said Karen Springmeier, Executive Director, FLWIB. “We look forward to working with Western Ag as they continue to grow and contribute to our regional economy.”