Recent News

Ten Companies Selected to Participate in Virginia Leaders in Export Trade Program

January 13, 2021

VEDP announced the acceptance of 10 companies into its two-year Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) program.

Twelve Companies Selected to Participate in Virginia Leaders in Export Trade Program

September 9, 2020

Two-year export program provides resources to support international business expansion.

VEDP International Trade Conducts Virtual Market Visits To Help Virginia Exporters Build Business Overseas

August 27, 2020

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) today announced that its Division of International Trade is adapting its Trade Missions program to a virtual platform.

Virginia Companies Increase Exports through Commonwealth’s Two-Year Business Acceleration Program

August 13, 2020

10 companies across the Commonwealth have graduated from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s (VEDP) Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) Program.

Virginia Companies Increase International Sales Through Commonwealth’s Premier Exporting Program

January 16, 2020

Fourteen Virginia companies recognized for completing two-year international business acceleration program

Case Studies

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Aeroprobe Sets Companies Up for Speed

Aeroprobe, based in Christiansburg in the New River Valley, manufactures advanced sensors and measuring devices upon which cutting-edge systems around the world rely.


On the Front Lines: Kollmorgen Ramps Up Production

The international manufacturer of high-performance motion control products and systems makes critical components used to manufacture everything from personal protective equipment to diagnostic machines to ventilators.

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Sauer Sells a Virginia Tradition Overseas

The company is primed for international business expansion with its famous Duke’s mayonnaise, in large part due to access to the Commonwealth’s international sales development resources and expert services.

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PBE Group Expands its International Presence

The PBE Group previously sold 98% of its products within the United States. Today that statistic is startlingly different: the company’s sales are 75% international, with sales offices in 12 countries and customers in more than 30 countries.