Global Update

Three U.S. Manufacturers Awarded Department of Commerce Export Achievement Awards

By Linda Spencer

Roush Performance, Meyer Distributing and Mustang Dynamometer were recognized by Commerce Assistant Secretary Marcus Jadotte at the International Happy Hour during the 2015 SEMA Show in Las Vegas for export successes.

The three companies honored have participated in at least one of SEMA’s business trips over the past year and have increased their sales to either China, the Middle East or both markets.

Nick Gramelspacher, Meyer Distributing vice president of sales and marketing (center), accepts the Export Achievement Award from Commerce Assistant Secretary Marcus Jadotte (right). Also pictured is Matthew Schaick, Meyer Distributing national accounts manager (left).

Tim Wheeler, Roush Performance vice president of global sales (second from right), accepts a Department Of Commerce Export Achievement Award from Commerce Assistant Secretary Marcus Jadotte (far right) at the International Happy Hour, attended by more than 1,000 international buyers, exhibitors and enthusiast media from 19 countries. Also pictured is Paul Grant (left), director of international business development, and Tony Marszalek, director of global dealer sales.
Mustang Dynamometer
Eser Manav (second from the right), Mustang Dynamometer vice president, accepts one of three Export Achievement certificates from Department of Commerce Assistant Secretary Marcus Jadotte (right). From left to right: Scott Sobie, ‎Mustang Dynamometer sales engineer; Kyle Dubasak; and Don Trinh, senior field technician. 

They have accounted for a portion of nearly $74 million in export sales by participants in one or more of the SEMA overseas business-development trips to China, Russia and throughout the Middle East since 2011.