OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Nanomechanics Inc., a leading provider of innovative tools that enable users to understand, evaluate, and test the mechanical performance of materials at the micro- and nano- levels, today announced it was awarded the 2016 Governor's Award for Trade Excellence (GATE) by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development. GATE spotlights Tennessee companies that expand the state's role in global markets.
The GATE Award honors small, medium and large sized companies that have achieved excellence in engaging in global trade. The winners will be presented their awards on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 at the 63rd Annual Governor's Conference on Economic and Community Development during the Governor's Luncheon.
"We are honored to be recognized for our continued growth in exports," said John Swindeman, CEO at Nanomechanics Inc. "Nanomechanics is fortunate to have the assistance of local, state, and federal resources who have helped accelerate our growth, and we are proud to be part of the success of the State of Tennessee in serving a worldwide marketplace."
Nanomechanics currently has 16 distributors in 20 countries, which is allowing their products to be available throughout Asia, Europe, North and South America.
For more information on the capabilities of the nano-indentation instrumentation offered by Nanomechanics or the extensive array of cost-effective nano-scale indentation and nano-mechanical test data that are available through the Nanomechanics, Inc. Service Lab, visit http://nanomechanicsinc.com/contact-page/ Nanomechanicsinc.com.
About the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development's mission is to develop strategies that help make Tennessee the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs. To grow and strengthen Team Tennessee, the department seeks to attract new corporate investment in Tennessee and works with Tennessee companies to facilitate expansion and economic growth. Tennessee is the only three-time winner of "State of the Year" for economic development by Business Facilities magazine. Find us on the web: TNECD.com. Follow us on Twitter: @TNECD. Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/TNECD.
About Nanomechanics, Inc.
Nanomechanics Inc. designs and produces advanced nano-scale metrology products, including turnkey nanoindenters, modular devices for nano-scale actuation and sensing, and contract testing. Drawing on decades of experience in material science, precision mechanical design, and instrumentation software, Nanomechanics offers products that satisfy the intense demands of both industry and academia, with unparalleled ease-of-use, accuracy, up-time, and technical support. In addition to turnkey solutions, Nanomechanics provides modular components to microscopy companies in order to integrate nano-scale mechanical testing with advanced visualization. To learn more about what Nanomechanics is doing worldwide, please visit http://nanomechanicsinc.com/ or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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