March 21, 2018–NASBITE International Celebrates Exporting Excellence by Honoring U.S. Firms with Prestigious Export Award, including SnowPure Water Technologies in California —
Today, NASBITE International honored 31 U.S. companies that export goods and services during the 2018 National Small Business Exporter Summit in Baltimore, Maryland. Companies representing 24 states, were recognized as Outstanding Exporters in their respective states as part of the second anniversary of these awards.
American companies are nominated as honorees for the National Small Business Exporter Summit by members of NASBITE International and by the nation’s “District Export Councils.” Companies that have demonstrated exceptional export growth and an innovative approach to international marketing are significant factors in the selection of nominees.
“Job creation is a top priority nationally, and these small and medium sized businesses are growing rapidly, opening new export markets, and producing new jobs in support of economic growth,” said Tammy Marquez-Oldham, NASBITE International’s President. “It is therefore a pleasure to honor these companies. They are at the forefront of job creation and exemplars for other businesses who are considering the rewards of exploring new international markets”.
NASBITE International created these awards, along with the National Small Business Exporter Summit, as a way to bring top exporters from small and medium sized businesses together to share best practices and lessons learned.
Awardees at the summit are as follows:
- SnowPure Water Technologies, California
- ServerLIFT, Arizona
- ACMT, Inc., Connecticut
- Kira Labs, Inc., Florida
- AdEdge Water Technologies, Georgia
- Blue Planet Surf Gear, Hawaii
- Hess Pumice, Idaho
- Mantis, Illinois
- Diamond V, Iowa
- Kuder, Inc., Iowa
- Lectrodryer, Kentucky
- Alcom, LLC, Maine
- Marlin Steel, Maryland
- Stress Indicators, Maryland
- NuStep, LLC, Michigan
- Brewer Science, Missouri
- The Milky Whey, Montana
- Relyco, New Hampshire
- Flow Sciences, Inc., North Carolina
- ImmunoReagents, North Carolina
- Otto Environmental North America, North Carolina
- Venture Products, Inc., Ohio
- Davenport Aviation, Inc. , Ohio
- Zeigler, Pennsylvania
- Klinge Corp., Pennsylvania
- Morrison Textile Machinery Co., South Carolina
- Des-Case Corporation, Tennessee
- Apfelbaum Industrial, Inc., Texas
- GateKeeper Security, Virginia
- CONNOILS, LLC, Wisconsin
- Lucigen Corporation, Wisconsin
SnowPure Water Technologies was given the Presidential E-Award for Exports in 2017. It was presented by the US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in May 2017, visit www.snowpure.com/aboutus/
For more information about the National Small Business Exporter Summit, visit nasbite.org/conference2018/exporters-summit/
NASBITE International – NASBITE International is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation organized under the laws of Ohio. Established over 30 years ago as an association of North American Small Business International Trade Educators (NASBITE), NASBITE International has become the leading U.S. organization supporting the training and education in the field of global business. It is a professional organization of educators, trainers, service providers and practitioners with a mission “to advance global business practice, education and training”. NASBITE International is also the steward of the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) designation, a professional credential that signifies knowledge in international trade across four key domains (Global Business Management, Global Marketing, Supply Chain Management, and Trade Finance).