Release Date: April 26, 2016 Contact: Dawn Golik (559) 487-5791 x 2705
Release Number: FDO-FY16-8 Internet Address: www.sba.gov/ca/fresno
Warren & Baerg Manufacturing Recognized For Innovation, Excellence, & Community Service
SBA Announces Dinuba Company as 2016 Exporter of the Year
FRESNO – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that Dinuba based company Warren & Baerg Manufacturing has been selected as 2016 Exporter of the Year for the Fresno District Office which serves 15 counties in the San Joaquin Valley and Central Coast.
Annually since 1963, the President of the United States has recognized National Small Business Week to honor the contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than half of Americans own or work for small businesses which create about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. During National Small Business Week May 1-7, 2016, the U.S. Small Business Administration highlights the impact of outstanding small business owners from all 50 states in a variety of categories including Exporter of the Year.“The SBA’s Fresno District Office is proud to honor Warren & Baerg as our 2016 Exporter of the Year,” said Fresno District Director Carlos G. Mendoza. “In addition to their outstanding track record in exporting, SBA is also recognizing the company for their extensive community involvement,” said Mendoza.
A fifty year old family owned manufacturing business in Dinuba, California, Warren & Baerg has been exporting for more than 35 years. Under the leadership of company president Randy Baerg, the company has used innovative approaches to break into new foreign markets. Currently, the firm has customers in Europe, Asia, South America, Africa, and Australia who use their hay cubing machinery in a variety of applications including Agricultural and Hay Feeds, Biomass and Cellulosic, Municipal Solid Waste, and Industrial Materials used for Renewable Fuels.
"The SBA's Fresno District Office is proud to honor Warren & Baerg as our 2016 Exporter of the Year," said Fresno District Director Carlos G. Mendoza. "In addition to their outstanding track record in exporting, SBA is also recognizing the company for their extensive community involvement," said Mendoza. Warren & Baerg and their employees generously support numerous organizations and causes in Dinuba. The company was nominated for this award by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Commercial Service, and will be recognized by the SBA 0n May 3 during National Small Business Week at a Business Recognition Luncheon hosted by the UC Merced Small Business Development Center.
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