World Trade Center Kentucky announces recipients of the
Martha Layne Collins International Trade Excellence Award
Kentucky, USA, August 26, 2014 --- The World Trade Center Kentucky announced on
August 21, 2014 the four companies recognized for their accomplishments in
international business and presented them with the prestigious Martha Layne
Collins International Trade Excellence Award.
The recipients were Big Ass Solutions, Hitachi Automotive Systems, LSI Wallcovering and White Drive Products, Inc.
after the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s fifty-sixth Governor, this annual award
distinguishes companies demonstrating outstanding success in international
business. The Former Governor Collins was instrumental in attracting numerous
Japanese automotive makers and parts suppliers to Kentucky in the mid
award was based on company’s success through outstanding commitment to, and
performance in international trade; evidence of executive management and
organization-wide commitment to international business; uniqueness and
creativity of international strategy/plan; and overall contributions to the
local community through world trade. In addition to experiencing tremendous
growth in Kentucky and other sites in the United States, export sales accounted
for a significant portion of business growth.
award was presented by former Governor Martha Layne Collins and Kentucky
Economic Development Secretary Larry Hayes at the Kentucky World Trade Day 25th
Anniversary celebration in Lexington, Kentucky, which is the Commonwealth’s
largest annual gathering of international trade professionals. For more
information, contact the World Trade Center Kentucky at 502-574-1599 or click here to view the full press release.