AAON Coil Products received the Employer Award of Excellence for the Workforce Solutions East Texas area at the 17th Annual Texas Workforce Conference.
Longview, Texas-based AAON Coil Products is a subsidiary of AAON, which manufactures heating and cooling products.
AAON's East Texas facility has more than 300 employees and has been an active participant in the WorkKeys initiative for the East Texas board.
Held Dec. 4-6 in San Antonio, the conference is organized by the Texas Workforce Commission to recognize employers with a positive community impact and active involvement with their local workforce boards.
"The partnerships between our employers and our local workforce boards are so important in continuing to develop a skilled, well-trained workforce in Texas," said TWC Commissioner Representing Employers Hope Andrade. "I congratulate AAON Coil Products and Workforce Solutions East Texas for providing a great example of the power of those partnerships."
AAON Coil Products was also honored as the 2013 Manufacturer of the Year by the Longview Chamber of Commerce. The award will be presented at the chamber's Annual Banquet on Jan. 14.