ALLENTOWN, Pa., Nov. 18, 2016 / PRNewswire/ -- Fuling Global Inc. (NASDAQ: FORK) ("Fuling Global" or the "Company"), an environmentally-friendly specialized producer and distributor of plastic serviceware, with precision manufacturing facilities in both the U.S. and China, today announced that Ms. Guilan Jiang, Chairwoman of the Company, has attended an APEC-sponsored event, titled "Successful Case of Women-owned SMEs in Foreign Trade" (the "Event"), which took place on November 9-11, 2016 in Santiago, Chile.
Hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile with the approval and support of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation ("APEC"), the Event was part of an APEC project titled "Successful Case of Women-owned SMEs in Foreign Trade", which was initiated in 2015 and aims to promote and encourage the participation of women-owned small and medium size enterprises in foreign trade through the collection and dissemination of success stories, as well as through the exchange of best practices. Ms. Jiang was the only invitee from China to participate in the Event as a keynote speaker and panelist.
"I am humbled and honored to be among the group of elite woman entrepreneurs from around the world selected to participate in this APEC sponsored event," said Ms. Jiang. "Fuling Global has come a long way, from a small family workshop 25 years ago, with only 7 workers including me and my husband, to a Nasdaq-listed company with more than 1,000 employees today. I cherished the opportunity to meet with other successful women entrepreneurs from all across the world and share Fuling's story at this memorable event."
About Fuling Global Inc.
Fuling Global Inc. ("Fuling Global") is an environmentally-friendly specialized producer and distributor of plastic serviceware, with precision manufacturing facilities in both the U.S. and China. The Company's plastic serviceware products include disposable cutlery, drinking straws, cups, plates and other plastic products and are used by more than one hundred customers primarily from the U.S. and Europe, including Subway, Wendy's, Burger King, KFC (China only), Walmart, McKesson, and Woolworths. More information about the Company can be found at: http://ir.fulingglobal.com/.
This press release contains information about Fuling Global's view of its future expectations, plans and prospects that constitute forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from historical results or those indicated by these forward-looking statements as a result of a variety of factors including, but not limited to, risks and uncertainties associated with its ability to raise additional funding, its ability to maintain and grow its business, variability of operating results, its ability to maintain and enhance its brand, its development and introduction of new products and services, the successful integration of acquired companies, technologies and assets into its portfolio of software and services, marketing and other business development initiatives, competition in the industry, general government regulation, economic conditions, dependence on key personnel, the ability to attract, hire and retain personnel who possess the technical skills and experience necessary to meet the requirements of its clients, and its ability to protect its intellectual property. Fuling Global encourages you to review other factors that may affect its future results in Fuling Global's registration statement and in its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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