VALET Program Graduates 12 Companies, Accepts 14 More

Governor McAuliffe celebrates the graduting VALET class. Governor McAuliffe celebrates the graduting VALET class.

 

In January, the Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) program graduated a dozen companies, raising the total of VALET alumni to 247 Virginia businesses ready to successfully export products and services globally with tools and expertise gained from VEDP. The graduating companies were recognized by Governor McAuliffe during a luncheon.


January’s 12 graduating companies include: Momentum Aviation Group (MAG) of Prince William County; Applied Information Services, DreamPak LLC, and MCR LLC, all of Fairfax County; Analytics Corporation of Hanover County; Dominion Voltage Inc. of the City of Richmond; Alliance Solutions Group Inc. of Newport News; Damascus Corporation of Washington County; Indoor Biotechnologies Inc. of Albemarle County; Osen Hunter Group Inc. of Greene County; Parker Systems Inc. of the City of Chesapeake; and QualiChem Inc. of Roanoke County.
  These companies increased their international sales by an average of 48 percent during their two years in the program.

“VALET is a great program that helps Virginia businesses find markets outside the Commonwealth and the country, which is a key business expansion strategy,” said Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones. “I congratulate these graduates and thank VEDP for its work on this incredibly important program.”

Launched in January 2002, the Program assists exporters in the Commonwealth that have firmly established domestic operations and are committed to international exporting as an expansion strategy. Participating firms are chosen based on their dedication to growth through export.

The 14 new companies accepted into the program include: 22nd Century Technologies Inc. of Fairfax; Apptech Solutions LLC and Magnets USA of Roanoke County; Dependable Global Solutions of Stafford County; Eiden Systems Corporation and Trump Winery of Albemarle County; Grandwatt Electric Corporation of Suffolk; Military Resale Solutions Inc. of Chesapeake; Nedia Enterprises Inc. and TASC Management Corporation of Loudon County; New Century US of Arlington; Quality Transportation Services Inc. of Hanover County; and RMGS Inc. of Virginia Beach.