Success Stories

Building a Strategic Approach for Export Growth – Ocean’s Balance

Established in 2016, Ocean’s Balance produces a variety of seaweed-based products including Organic Whole Leaf and Flake seaweeds, Seaweed Sprinkles seasonings, and shelf-stable Kelp Purée. With clear interest from overseas buyers, the company was ready to develop an international sales strategy rather than leaving export growth opportunities to chance.

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Dual Market Focus for Export Growth – Grover Precision

Grover Precision is a leading provider of precision seamless cannulated bar, gundrilling, deep-hole drilling, honing, and related machining and support services to a broad range of markets throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. In 2019, Grover Precision decided to focus their strategy for international business growth in two sectors: medical and aerospace.

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New International Collaboration – Maine Outdoor Brands

Maine Outdoor Brands (MOB) is an alliance of like-minded business leaders and entrepreneurs started in 2017 and has grown to more than 80 members. MOB represents an $8.2 billion outdoor recreation economy in Maine. While MITC and MOB partnered in the past at the Outdoor Retailer trade show in the US, OutDoor Europe in Friedrichshafen, Germany in June 2018 was our first collaboration at an overseas trade show.

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Exploring New Potential Markets – Hancock Lumber

MITC’s Maine North Atlantic Development Office (MENADO) organized a 4-day business development itinerary in Greenland for Hancock Lumber to help the company understand Greenland’s supply chain and channels of distribution for building materials.

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