[Taylor, TX] - Durcon Incorporated is the Central Texasâ€™, Medium Business Exporter of the Year as recognized by The Austin Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with GlobalAustin, the City of Austin, and the State of Texas.
The honor was bestowed at the Third Annual Austin International Export Awards, an annual ceremony recognizing small, medium and large companies for their global success in manufacturing and service. The gathering also recognized members of the Texas Consular Corps and other high ranking officials representing countries including Croatia, Egypt, Germany, India, Mexico, Russia, and Thailand among others.Â
â€œAustinâ€™s global impact is ever increasing, and companies around the world have noticed,â€? remarked Dave Porter, Senior Vice President of Economic Development, Austin Chamber.Â
Other International Award winners included Freescale Semiconductor (Large Business Export Award winner), and Fabworx Solutions Inc. (Small Business Export Award winner). The award for Top Foreign Direct Investment in 2012 went to Samsung Austin Semiconductor.Â
The International Export Award winners, Including Durcon, were also recognized earlier in the day at the Governorâ€™s Small Business Forum: Texas Global Business Summit during a luncheon that featured a keynote address from Governor Rick Perry.Â
Representing Durcon at the events were International Sales Manager, Bruce Davies, and Marketing Manager, John Powell.
Davies said of the award, â€œIt is a great honor to be recognized by the Chamber of Commerce of one of the fastest growing business environments in the nation.â€? Davies went on to say, â€œDurcon is poised to continue making great strides in our global impact as international markets rebound.â€?