RICHMOND – The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) today announced the acceptance of nine Virginia companies into its two-year Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) program: Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC) of Newport News; Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, LLC of the City of Richmond; Integrated Textile Solutions, Inc. (ITS) of the City of Salem; Lessard Design… Read more

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that nine companies from across the Commonwealth have graduated from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s (VEDP) Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) Program, touting impressive results from their newly acquired tools to successfully export products and services overseas. These companies increased their international sales by an average of… Read more

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Grandwatt Electric Corporation, a Suffolk-based manufacturer, has made sales to distributors in Chile and Costa Rica as a result of its participation in the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s (VEDP) international trade programs. After attending the VEDP-led ExpoMin Chile trade show in April of 2016, Grandwatt signed an… Read more

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia has received more than $359,400 in grant funding to support the Commonwealth’s State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Grant Program. The STEP Program, funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, is designed to increase the number of small businesses that… Read more

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that MAG Aerospace is the recipient of the 2016 Commonwealth of Virginia Governor’s Award for Excellence in International Trade. The award was presented at the 68th Annual Virginia Conference on World Trade, held in Norfolk. MAG Aerospace has been a participant in the Commonwealth’s international trade programs since… Read more

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Ceramic Technology, Inc., a Cedar Bluff-based manufacturer of ceramic-lined coal and mineral process equipment, made more than $300,000 in sales to new customers in Canada as a result of its participation in the Go Global with Coal & Energy Technology (GGCET) program. GGCET is a collaboration of… Read more

RICHMOND – The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) announced today the official release of the Metro Richmond Exports Initiative (MREI), a unique collaborative effort to increase exports for small and medium-sized businesses in the Richmond metro area. The MREI brings together businesses and local, state and regional officials, including VEDP’s International Trade Division, Virginia Commonwealth University’s… Read more

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today the launch of the Virginia Trade Show Assistance Program, administered by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s (VEDP) International Trade Division.  This new program, funded by the General Assembly in its biennial budget, provides a way for eligible Virginia companies to connect with new customers and grow international sales… Read more

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that AMTI Microwave Circuits, a Lynchburg-based, global provider of high performance microwave components, made new export sales to Canada through participation in a trade mission to Vancouver. The company worked with the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s (VEDP) International Trade Division to sell its products to Vancouver-based D-Wave Systems,… Read more

Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Company Wins $8.1 Million NATO Contract RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that McLean-based MCR, LLC, a premier provider of integrated program management services to the U.S. government and allied nations, has been awarded a four-year contract for approximately $8.1 million by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to provide… Read more