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Governor Bentley honors Alabama companies for exporting success

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Governor Robert Bentley today honored eight Alabama companies for success in exporting goods ranging from advanced audio/video equipment and aviation sensing devices to giant steel pressure vessels and waterworks system products.

The companies, which reflect a mix of different industries from across the state, each received a Governor’s Trade Excellence Award at a ceremony at the State Capitol today. The program was established in 2005 to recognize Alabama manufacturers and service companies for expanding their business activities on the global stage.

“Alabama products are among the best in the country, and the companies recognized today show how successful Alabama products are reaching the global marketplace,” Governor Bentley said. “In 2013 Alabama exports total $19.3 billion, which represents a 57 percent increase since 2009. The Export Alabama Alliance is connecting Alabama companies with exciting new opportunities, and that’s good business for this state.”

The eight companies honored today were:

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