The Workforce Development Council (WFC) represents any company employing machine operators in the fabrics industry. The Council works to build the sewing and manufacturing workforce. Members have the opportunity to shape training curricula in their regions and find trained, certified employees to build their business. The Workforce Development Council provides a network to exchange information, solve common problems and develop mutually beneficial relationships.

Workforce Development Council is a division of the Advanced Textiles Association (ATA), a trade association comprised of member companies representing the global specialty fabrics and advanced textiles marketplace.