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Governor’s Award for Excellence in Global Trade

May 25, 2017 – The World Trade Center Arkansas attended the 8th Annual Governor’s Award for Excellence in Global Trade presented by the Arkansas District Export Council in Little Rock, Ark. Wednesday. The World Trade Center Arkansas served as a sponsor for the event.

The award recognizes Arkansas companies that are distinguished leaders in international trade. This year, five recipients were recognized in the following categories: Arkansas Rising Star, Advanced Technologies and STEM Exporter, Small Manufacturer Exporter, Medium Manufacture Exporter, and Large Manufacturer Exporter.

Arkansas Rising Star: Lycus Ltd., LLC in El Dorado, Ark., a manufacturer of ultraviolet light absorbers.

Advanced Technologies and STEM Exporter: Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control in Camden, Ark.

Small Manufacturer Exporter: Garreco Dental, LLC. in Heber Springs, Ark., a manufacturer of dental lab products.

Medium Manufacturer Exporter: AK Industrial Contractors in Searcy, Arkansas, a contractor for industrial equipment.

Larger Manufacturer Exporter: Cooper Tire and Rubber Company in Texarkana, Ark.