Hurd Receives Presidential Award for ExportsMay 21st, 2013 by DWM Magazine
U.S. Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank presented Hurd Windows & Doors with the President’s “E” Award for Exports at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., yesterday. The “E” awards are the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.
According to Hurd President and CEO Dominic Truniger, Hurd’s custom-wood doors and windows and vinyl products are sold exclusively through more than 400 distributors in the United States and Canada and in 30 countries worldwide. Truniger, along with director of international sales Scott Klieforth and director of marketing April Lucas were on hand to receive the award.
“We are honored to be recognized for our export efforts, as Hurd has recently made significant advances in expanding our international market presence,” said Klieforth. “We have made a concerted effort to diversify our global presence and we are thrilled with the results.”
The company has been selling its doors and windows internationally for more than 25 years. Hurd has an International Services Group, made up of specialists who work exclusively in the area of international sales and service support with internal language capabilities in Spanish, French, Chinese, Korean and Japanese. Hurd has eight sales representatives who live or travel abroad to grow Hurd’s sales around the world. The company has recently seen significant growth in such international markets as Ireland, South Korea and Africa.