“In 1983, farmland still covered much of North Alabama, but a group of visionary businesspeople knew it wouldn’t always be that way. The Huntsville economy nosedived after NASA’s Apollo program closed in the 1970s, and local business leaders knew the city needed to look beyond the federal government to keep their city thriving. Under the…

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HUNTSVILLE, AL, October 13, 2016 – The North Alabama International Trade Association (NAITA) announces results of the 2016 North Alabama International Trade Study. Please click here for the 2016 North Alabama International Trade Study Overview. The study was conducted for NAITA by the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) Center for Management & Economic Research. NAITA was…

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS for 2017 NAITA GLOBAL TRADE AWARD International business expansion provides diversification, revenues, and jobs for individual firms and the economy as a whole. The NAITA Global Trade Award honors existing local businesses for their dedication in pursuing and penetrating global markets. By recognizing these efforts, NAITA hopes to encourage others to explore…

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  PESA, established in 1973, is a manufacturer of high-end video and audio equipment for commercial and government use. When it comes to international business, the company is highly experienced with over 40 years of practice and has recently been recognized for its global success. In 2014, PESA received both the Governor’s Trade Award and…

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