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Local North Florida District Business Wins Regional Exporter of the Year Award
Jacksonville, FL --- Ronald Rose, President of Nova Pressroom Products, LLC was recently awarded the North Florida District Exporter of the Year and the Region IV Exporter of the Year. The company has been in business for just over 5 years and in that time has increased export sales from 3% to 23%.
NOVA Pressroom Products, LLC manufactures and markets a full line of pressroom products such as blanket and roller washers for the graphic arts industry worldwide. Nova Products are available throughout the United States, Canada, and Latin America. The company uses a combination of technology and client support to grow its business. An example of client support provided by the company is that when selling in international markets, NOVA sales managers accompany distributor representatives on sales calls. The company currently has 21 employees and 7 manufacturing representatives. The company started with just 5 employees in 2007. Mr. Rose has also used SBA guaranteed lending to grow the business.
Mr. Rose recently stated “Since the onset of Nova, we have been committed to growing our export business, providing our dealers with specially formulated products for their particular markets, fast production and timely shipping. The District and Regional awards are a tribute to everyone on the Nova team.” Mr. Rose further commented that “our location in Jacksonville, Florida gives us multiple connections to major shipping lanes into Latin America and Asia. We have also benefited significantly from the help provided by the SBA, our local bank (American Enterprise Bank of Florida) and the Small Business Development Center.”
Prior to starting Nova Pressroom Products, LLC in 2007, Mr. Rose completed a 30-year career within various divisions of Fuji Film, most recently as the Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Fuji Hunt/Anchor. He has a long history in channel management positions in North America, Asia & Europe. Mr. Rose is currently serving on the Board of Directors for The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing, and Converting Technologies. Through his involvement with the trade association, Mr. Rose mentors younger companies on how to pursue international trade opportunities.
Mr. Ronald Rose may be reached at Nova Pressroom Products, LLC. 1663 North McDuff Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32254 or by phone at (904)-292-2554. Please visit www.novapressroom.com for more information on the company and its products.