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U.S. DEPT. OF COMMERCE RECOGNIZES PLYMOUTH TUBE FOR EXPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS

Added: (Thu Jun 02 2011)

Pressbox (Press Release) - Warrenville, IL – On June 1, 2011, Plymouth Tube Company was awarded the US Department of Commerce’s Export Achievement Certificate at the Valley Industrial Association Annual Banquet for their achievements in the export of their manufactured steel tubes and extrusions. In partnering with the US Commercial Service and the US Dept. of Commerce Plymouth can now boast successful exporting to new markets in such countries as: Thailand, the Philippines, Mexico and Italy. The recognition was given at the Annual Banquet of the Valley Industrial Association to Plymouth Tube by Ro Khanna, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Domestic Operations of the U.S. Commercial Service.

“Plymouth Tube Company has utilized the US Commercial Service to expand from exporting to a few International locations, to an ever expanding number of countries.” says Steve Bohnenkamp, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Plymouth Tube. “It is an honor to receive this recognition from our government and it’s even more special to have it presented in front of our peers at the Annual VIA banquet. Plymouth Tube values our partnership with US Commercial Service and the Department of Commerce and we will continue to utilize their expertise on other important projects outside the United States that will help us increase our exports.”

“Congratulations to Plymouth Tube on receiving this prestigious award,” said Cindy Tomei, President of the Valley Industrial Association. “Plymouth Tube’s exporting achievements demonstrate that market expansion does exist even in challenging economic conditions.”

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About Plymouth Tube
Since 1924, Plymouth Tube Co. has served the steel tubing industry with continued manufacturing excellence practices and technical expertise that promotes industrial partnerships with many of their customers. Currently headquartered in suburban Chicago with 11 manufacturing mills across the U.S., Plymouth is a global supplier of specialty carbon alloy, nickel alloy, and stainless steel tubing for mechanical, pressure, boiler, and hydraulic applications. Steel, nickel and titanium extruded and cold drawn shapes are produced by Plymouth Engineered Shapes. Plymouth is positioned for continued global growth by supplying the aerospace, transportation, energy, and industrial markets.

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