Dan Nanigian, president of Massachusetts-based NANMAC Corporation, has been named the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2010 National Exporter of the Year according to an announcement made by Karen Mills, Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
After winning the state and regional awards, Nanigian’s information was sent for National competition where he was also named the National Small Business Exporter of the Year.
The Small Business Exporter of the Year Award is presented annually to an individual or individuals who own and operate a business engaged in exporting. Nominations are evaluated on several criteria, including: (1) Increased sales, profits and/or growth of employment because of exporting. (2) Creative overseas marketing strategies. (3) Effective solutions to export-related problems and (4) Voluntary assistance with other firms engaged in exporting.
Dan accepted the award during ceremonies in celebration of the National Small Business Week in Washington D.C. A guest of the White House, He spoke briefly to President Obama, acknowledging the President’s export initiative, and the commitment of NANMAC to help achieve the goal of a 50 percent increase in exports over the next five years. In accepting the award, Nanigian said, “I’m honored that NANMAC is being recognized for its performance, both in the quality of product and in our persistence to continually improve within our industry, and that which is manufacturing in the United States.”
Nanmac designs and manufactures temperature sensors and related products and services to automotive, aerospace, defense, medical, plastics, energy and electronics companies in the U.S. and thirty other countries. Learn more at http://www.nanmac.com.