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Obama, McAuliffe push on disability workforce regs gets it all wrong

The case of Vector Industries is one where I unashamedly wear my heart on my sleeve.


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State legislators tour Vector Industries, hear pitch on employment for those with disabilities

Vector Industries has a message for state and federal bureaucrats: we’re not a sheltered workshop.


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Live auction at Vector Industries on June 14

Vector Industries is hosting a live auction of office equipment and supplies at its 1300 Hopeman Parkway, Waynesboro, location on Wednesday, June 14, at 5 p.m.


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Viewpoints on WVPT takes a look inside Vector Industries

Viewpoints takes a look at the operations at Vector Industries, a non-profit that provides employment to people with disabilities.


$2 a Mile Campaign: Help Vector Industries keep the buses running

Every weekday, three buses travel out from Vector Industries across Waynesboro, Staunton and Augusta County to pick up employees.


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Video: Vector Industries highlights client Public Consulting Group

Vector Industries in Waynesboro highlights its work for Public Consulting Group, based in Staunton.


$2 a Mile Campaign: Help Vector Industries keep the buses running

Every weekday, three buses travel out from Vector Industries across Waynesboro, Staunton and Augusta County to pick up employees.


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Augusta Free Press produces series of videos highlighting Vector Industries

Augusta Free Press recently produced a series of videos for Vector Industries highlighting the array of services offered by the Waynesboro-based company.


Vector Industries opens new location: ‘Real milestone’ in nonprofit’s history

Months of work, and years of planning, came to fruition Monday at the new home for Vector Industries in Waynesboro. The unique nonprofit business had long since outgrown the 27,000 square feet of space that had housed its operations in a complex of buildings on Fairfax Avenue since 1969.


VSDB students get real-world job experiences at Vector Industries in Waynesboro

Real-world experiences are an important complement to the education that students get at the Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind in Staunton. A new collaboration between VSDB and Vector Industries in Waynesboro is providing a unique opportunity for a group of five students to gain valuable job skills.


LTD 7 Outdoor Market to benefit Vector Industries

LTD 7 is gearing up for its annual Outdoor Market on Saturday, Oct. 17, and a portion of proceeds from the event will go to benefit Vector Industries in Waynesboro.


Premier Moving steps up to assist Vector Industries with big move

Vector Industries was able to secure the donation of more than $30,000 worth of furniture from Union Bank & Trust, but there was one catch.


Union Bank & Trust makes significant donation to Vector Industries

A contact at Union Bank & Trust told Vector Industries CEO Chrissy Johnston that she could have her pick from surplus office furniture at Union’s Roanoke location.


Home Depot in Waynesboro donates labor to project at Vector Industries

Vector Industries CEO Chrissy Johnston reached out to Derek Eberhard at Home Depot in Waynesboro several months ago to see if the local retailer could assist with a project outfitting kitchen space at Vector’s new home on Hopeman Parkway.


Progress Report: New facility for Vector Industries at 1300 Hopeman Parkway coming along

Our new facility will be a game-changer for Vector Industries. But before we can move in, we have several renovation projects that need to be accomplished.


Brewing up business growth: Carded Graphics, Vector expanding footprint with craft-beer surge

Carded Graphics in Staunton, Va., has found a new market in the growth of the craft-beer industry, and it has brought along Vector Industries as an important partner in its effort to serve that fast-developing new retail sector.


Parker Bows donates money to Vector Industries expansion

Parker Bows is first on board in assisting the nonprofit Vector Industries with its move to a new facility on Hopeman Parkway in Waynesboro.


Augusta Free Press produces newsletter for Vector Industries

Augusta Free Press has produced a new edition of the Vector Industries online company newsletter, The Compass, for distribution to Vector clients and the local business community.


Vector Industries closes on Waynesboro property: Move to allow for significant expansion

Vector Industries has closed on the purchase of a property on Hopeman Parkway in Waynesboro that will triple the current physical plant for the unique non-profit that provides employment opportunities to people with diverse disabilities.


Vector Industries and SupplyOne: A win-win business relationship

SupplyOne reached out to Vector Industries in Waynesboro to try to sell Vector on its array of packaging and distribution products and services. Vector ended up selling the folks at SupplyOne on what it can do to add to the sales arsenals of local manufacturers.


Waynesboro First Aid Crew provides lunch to Vector Industries

The annual Christmas lunch prepared and provided by the Waynesboro First Aid Crew Ladies Auxiliary is a special day for the employees at Vector Industries.


Vector Industries thanks agencies, business partners

Vector Industries in Waynesboro, Va., concludes its 45th anniversary celebration with an event thanking its agency and business partners in the Waynesboro/Augusta County community.


Vector Industries celebrates workers, family

Employees at Vector Industries had lunch with some special people in their lives on Thursday: their families. “We’re here today at Vector Industries celebrating our employees,” said CEO Chrissy Johnston at the end of the Employee Forum, one in a series of events that the Waynesboro-based nonprofit business is holding to mark its 45th year in business.


Vector Industries hosts government leaders at anniversary event

Representatives from City Hall all the way to Capitol Hill were at Vector Industries to learn more about the Waynesboro-based nonprofit that employs and trains persons with diverse disabilities to enable them to reach their potential as productive community members.


On Point: Vector Industries ready for 45th anniversary

This is a very special month for Vector Industries. We are celebrating our 45th anniversary! We’ve all heard the expression “It takes a village to raise a child.” Well, I believe it takes a community to sustain an organization as vital as Vector Industries.


David Hevener named Employee of the Month at Vector Industries for August 2014

Vector Industries in Waynesboro has named David Hevener its employee of the month for the month of August 2014.


Parker Bows finds solid business partner in Vector Industries

Parker Bows is one of the leading manufacturers of compound bows, crossbows and crossbow accessories in the United States. And it wouldn’t be there if not for its long-standing partnership with Vector Industries.


Vector Industries: A nonprofit business with a mission

Founded in 1969, Vector Industries is a unique nonprofit that is self-supporting in its mission to provide employment opportunities to local residents with different disabilities in the Greater Augusta County area through contract work for a variety of regional customers.


Tanya Richardson named Employee of the Month at Vector Industries for July 2014

Vector Industries in Waynesboro has named Tanya Richardson its employee of the month for the month of July 2014.


Augusta Free Press debuts new e-news newsletter for Vector Industries

Augusta Free Press has produced the debut edition of The Compass, the new quarterly newsletter for Vector Industries in Waynesboro, Virginia.


Man who threatened Waynesboro business now in custody

An Augusta County man accused of making a threat against his former employer in Waynesboro is now in custody.


Devils Backbone forges business relationship with Vector Industries

The Devils Backbone Adventure 12 Pack is proving popular with consumers who want to sample several different beers from the Lexington, Virginia,-based brewery, but assembling the variety packs aren’t easy for a growing company. Which is where Vector Industries in Waynesboro comes in.


Vector Industries to celebrate anniversary in October

Vector Industries is marking its 45th year in operations with a series of events in October inviting the community to learn more about the unique non-profit business.


Vector Industries receives grants for new entryway, transportation

Vector Industries has received grants from an array of community partners in 2014 for important building and infrastructure improvements and operations support.


Waynesboro Generals, Rotary cook lunch for Vector Industries

Employees at Vector Industries got a nice treat last week – lunch provided by the Waynesboro Rotary Club, including burgers cooked by members of the Waynesboro Generals baseball team.


Augusta County man wanted for threatening former Waynesboro employer

The Waynesboro Police Department is requesting assistance in locating an Augusta County man who is wanted for threatening his former employer.


Brian Davis named Employee of the Month at Vector Industries for June 2014

Vector Industries in Waynesboro has named Brian Davis its employee of the month for the month of June 2014.


Charles Randolph named Employee of the Month at Vector Industries for May 2014

Vector Industries has named Charles Randolph its employee of the month for the month of May 2014. Randolph has been an employee at Vector, which employs and trains persons with diverse disabilities to enable them to reach their potential as productive community members, since 2011.


Augusta Free Press completes video projects for Fishburne, Vector Industries

Augusta Free Press recently completed video projects for Fishburne Military School and Vector Industries.


Bill Alexander named Employee of the Month at Vector Industries for April 2014

Vector Industries in Waynesboro has named Bill Alexander its employee of the month for the month of April 2014.


Shannon Rohr named Vector Industries Employee of the Month for March 2014

Vector Industries in Waynesboro has named Shannon Rohr its employee of the month for the month of March 2014.


Augusta Free Press produces new website for Vector Industries

Vector Industries, a leading provider of assembly, packaging and fulfillment services that require a team of highly qualified and uniquely specialized individuals in Waynesboro, Va., has a new website produced by Augusta Free Press.


Chrissy Johnston named new CEO at Vector Industries

Vector Industries has named Chrissy Johnston as its new chief executive officer. Johnston, a resident of Staunton who is the mother of three adult children, succeeds Kent Iberg, who had served as CEO at Vector, a leading provider of assembly, packaging and logistics services, for 10 years.


Martha Robinson named Vector Industries Employee of the Month in February 2014

Vector Industries in Waynesboro has named Martha Robinson its employee of the month for the month of February 2014.


Vector Industries Foundation awards two education grants

The Vector Industries Foundation has awarded two local middle-school teachers with Errol K. Gann Scholarship grants supporting their efforts to launch two student-education programs.