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APS Technology wins Exporter of the Year Award

Release Date: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
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Advisory Date: 
Thursday, May 16, 2013
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Moraima Gutierrez

APS Technology wins SBA Exporter of the Year Award

HARTFORD, CT – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently announced William E. Turner, President of Advanced Products & Systems (APS) in Wallingford, CT as the Small Business Exporter of the Year Award for 2013. 

“Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, and recognizing those who work so hard to achieve success is truly an honor,” said Bernard M. Sweeney, SBA District Director for Connecticut.  APS Technology is an impressive technology savvy company that began 15 years ago with only 3 employees and now employs overs 250 system experts, engineers, toolmakers, and machinists worldwide. APS is a leading innovator and creator on numerous components and has full systems dedicated to the support of drilling operations in both oil field areas and other extremely harsh environments.  

APS currently has satellite offices in Houston TX, Chengdu, China, Moscow, Russia, Dubai, UAE, and Aberdeen in the UK. APS system equipped companies has set drilling records worldwide and is a clear indicator of just for far this local business has come since its humble beginnings.

Mr. Turner and his team at APS Technology will be honored at an SBA cocktail awards reception on June 5th, 2013 at the Hartford Club in Hartford, CT. For more information and to RSVP, please contact: Jessica.rivera@sba.org or call 860-240-4648.

  • WHAT: Small Business Week 2013
  • WHEN:  Wednesday, June 5th, 2013
  • TIME:    5:30PM – 7:30PM 
  • WHERE: The Hartford Club, 46 Prospect St. Hartford, CT 06103

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953, and assists our nation’s small businesses in creating jobs, preserving free competitive enterprise, and strengthening the overall economy of our nation.



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