Ven­tac short­listed for two ex­port awards

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A County Wick­low busi­ness has been short­listed in two cat­e­gories at the 2019 Ex­port In­dus­try Awards.

Bless­ing­ton-based Ven­tac has been nom­i­nated for awards in the Ex­port In­no­va­tion of the Year, Ser­vices Ex­porter of the Year. The busi­ness, in op­er­a­tion since 1972, works with in­ter­na­tional clients in the ve­hi­cle and in­dus­trial noise control in­dus­tries.

The Ir­ish Ex­porters As­so­ci­a­tion re­cently an­nounced the short­list of 43 com­pa­nies across 12 cat­e­gories for the 2019 awards.

Si­mon McKeever, Chief Ex­ec­u­tive of the Ir­ish Ex­porters As­so­ci­a­tion, said: ‘We are de­lighted to to­day an­nounce 43 short­listed com­pa­nies across the 12 cat­e­gories for this year’s Ex­port In­dus­try Awards. Now in their 19th year, the Ex­port In­dus­try Awards recog­nise the out­stand­ing achieve­ment of busi­nesses ex­port­ing from Ire­land as well as those com­pa­nies that sup­port the sec­tor.

‘This year there is a very com­pet­i­tive field with a strong fo­cus on in­no­va­tion and out­stand­ing achieve­ment. Un­der the Chair­man­ship of for­mer Am­bas­sador Bobby McDon­agh, our in­de­pen­dent Judg­ing Panel was par­tic­u­larly im­pressed by busi­nesses’ re­silience in the face of global head­winds and in­vest­ment in in­no­va­tive so­lu­tions.’

The win­ners of Ex­port In­dus­try Awards will be an­nounced at a gala cer­e­mony and din­ner on Fri­day, Novem­ber 8.

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