Aqua-Aerobic receives Governor's Export Award for global export efforts
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn recently recognized 15 companies, including Aqua-Aerobic Systems, with the Governor's Export Awards for outstanding accomplishments in the export of Illinois goods and services around the globe.
|Bill Decker, VP and GM of the Equipment & Services group, accepted the Governor's Export Award for Aqua-Aerobic.|
LOVES PARK, IL, Nov. 6, 2014 -- Illinois Governor Pat Quinn recently recognized 15 companies, including Aqua-Aerobic Systems, a designer and manufacturer of wastewater treatment equipment and systems, with the Governor's Export Awards for outstanding accomplishments in the export of Illinois goods and services around the globe.
Aqua-Aerobic Systems, which began exporting in 1974, earned the Exporter Continuing Excellence Award. The company's primary international markets include Asia, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Canada, and Europe.
According to Quinn, state exports have been a driving force in Illinois' economic recovery. It is the largest exporting state in the Midwest and fifth in the U.S., with exports of $66.1 billion in 2013. Direct exports account for nearly 10 percent of the gross state product. In 2009, Illinois exports were about $42 billion.
The Governor's Export Awards were presented at a reception on Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Union League Club of Chicago where Bill Decker, VP and GM of the Equipment & Services group, accepted the award on the company's behalf.
About Aqua-Aerobic Systems, Inc.
Aqua-Aerobic has been a leader in the design and manufacture of wastewater treatment equipment and systems for both industrial and municipal markets, worldwide, since 1969. Its treatment solutions include aeration and mixing, biological processes, filtration systems, controls systems, membranes and aftermarket products. Aqua Aerobic Systems Inc. technologies meet or exceed the most stringent effluent requirements of today and are designed to accommodate changing effluent demands of tomorrow. For more information, visit www.aqua-aerobic.com.