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Two Manchester Companies Honored During the 2017 President's "E" Awards Ceremony

May 22, 2017
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – ACMT, Inc.  and Interpreters and Translators, Inc., both of Manchester, CT were honored during the 2017 President’s “E” Awards Ceremony.  Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) presented ACMT with the “E” Award for Exports and presented Interpreters and Translators with the “E” Award for Export Service.

“ACMT and Interpreters and Translators are both deserving of this distinction for their export work. I am very proud that they are headquartered in Connecticut’s First District. Because of their extraordinary efforts to sell their products worldwide, they are able to provide good paying jobs to Connecticut residents. Congratulations to ACMT and Interpreters and Translators for expanding U.S. exports and contributing to the local economy. ACMT, and other manufacturing companies like them, are the reason why I have always been a keen supporter of research and development and manufacturing.” said Rep. Larson.

“These two hard working Connecticut companies are expanding their businesses and growing jobs through exports. They demonstrate the best of Connecticut and are proof we are truly a global state,” said Anne Evans, Director of the Connecticut Office of the US Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration.

The President’s “E” Award was revived by President John F. Kennedy in 1961, as a symbol of excellence to honor America’s exporters. This award is the highest recognition that any American entity can receive for their contribution in expanding U.S. exports.