Six Maine companies with export focus win slots at annual trade exposition

Companies that make products as diverse as swim fins for amputees to harness systems for pipe installations have been selected to represent the state’s export community at an annual trade exposition later this month.

The Maine International Trade Center, which will host Trade Day on May 25 in Bangor, introduced six local businesses in a showcase to increase the visibility of companies involved in exporting their goods. The companies range from long-standing manufacturers to new startups, and were selected out of 14 applicants by a jury, said MITC President Janine Bisaillon-Cary. Criteria for winning included having a new product with export potential and preparing for international sales, she said.

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