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Bead Electronics Receives Export Achievement Award

Posted by Jill Mayer on Jun 21, 2012 11:16:00 AM


Bead Electronics was pleased to accept an Export Achievement award from the US Department of Commerce at the New Haven Manufacturers Association (NHMA) Annual Dinner on June 14. The award, presented by Mr. Perez, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing from the US Department of Commerce.

bead-export achievement awardInternational Trade Administration recognizes Bead's success in growing its exports, which now account for almost 54% of total sales.

As a manufacturer of high-quality interconnect pins, Bead routinely ships products to Mexico, China, Eastern Europe, South America, England, Singapore, Taiwan, and the Philippines.

Peter M. Perez was the guest speaker at the NHMA Annual Dinner. He directs the department’s efforts to enhance the export competitiveness of US manufacturing and promote job growth in the US manufacturing sector.

He said that the US is the largest manufacturing economy producing more than 18 percent of the world’s manufactured products. His Mantra was “Make it in America, but sell it everywhere.”

Manufacturing is vital to the health of the American economy, providing high-paying jobs with good benefits including medical, pension, and paid sick days. Manufacturers also pump millions into their local economies for materials and services.

Read the full press release.

About Bead Electronics

Bead Electronics, is a global manufacturer of electronic connector pins and has been manufacturing in Connecticut for over 100 years. The award-winning company carries over 500 patents and is best known for inventing its manufacturing process called swaging. This process is a high-speed, virtually scrap-less, cold-forming process capable of producing a wide size range of metal electronic components that are consistent and cost-effective. The family-owned business is led by its fifth generation. Click here to speak to a connector pin specialist today.

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