Energy Control Systems
Receives Presidential “E Star” Award for Exports
ENERGY CONTROL SYSTEMS RECEIVES PRESIDENTIAL AWARD FOR EXPORTS
Fort Worth, Texas — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross presented Energy Control Systems with the President’s “E” Star Award for Exports at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., on May 22. The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.
ECS has demonstrated a sustained commitment to export expansion. The E Awards committee was very impressed with ECS International’s strategic plan for global diversification and its targeted entry into next tier markets. ” said Secretary Ross in his congratulatory letter to the company announcing its selection.
“Exporting is an important part of our sales,” said Jeff Edwards, ECS International President. “Buyers and consumers in foreign markets want quality products made in the United States, and we are honored to receive the “E Star Award.”
In total, Secretary Ross honored 32 U.S. companies and organizations from across the country with the President’s “E” Award for their role in strengthening the U.S. economy by sharing American ingenuity outside of our borders.
U.S. companies are nominated for the “E” Awards through the U.S. Commercial Service, part of the Department’s International Trade Administration, having offices across the United States and in embassies and consulates around the world, tasked with assisting US Exporters in a wide variety of manners.
About the “E” Awards
In 1961, President Kennedy signed an executive order reviving the World War II “E” symbol of excellence to honor and provide recognition to America's exporters. Criteria for the award is based on four years of successive export growth in one or more international markets.
For more information about the “E” Awards and the benefits of exporting, visit www.export.gov