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Orion Industries Receives 2019 Community Impact Award

Seattle Business Magazine Recognizes Orion

AUBURN, WA (October 30, 2019) – Orion Industries is pleased to announce that we have received the 2019 Community Impact Award in the Job Training category from Seattle Business magazine. The award was presented at an awards banquet, held at the Grand Hyatt Seattle, on October 24th, 2019. The Community Impact Awards honor Washington State businesses and organizations that are having a tangible and measurable effect on their communities in areas such as job creation, workforce development, volunteer efforts or innovative business models that promote social goals. Honorees in all award categories will be featured in the November issue of Seattle Business magazine.

Orion Industries believes that everyone should have the opportunity to work. We offer hope and create paths to employment through building esteem, mentoring, training, education, community services and successful businesses. That has been our mission since 1957! We achieve our mission through training in our world-class aerospace manufacturing business and through community employment services. As a result of our success over the past ten years, we have supported over 2,300 people through our training programs and placed almost 1,000 individuals into careers. Each day we know we are part of something important — restoring pride in people who need it most.

For additional information, visit or contact Chris Hedegaard at (253) 661-7805, x220 or at

About Orion Industries

Founded in 1957, Orion Industries is a mission-driven nonprofit, providing career

pathways and community employment services for individuals who have typically been excluded from the workforce. Orion is a social enterprise that uses operations in its Aerospace Manufacturing Division to teach people job skills through a combination of classroom instruction and paid training, including mentoring and internship programs. Orion has locations in Auburn, WA and Mukilteo, WA.


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