Kappler, Inc. has become one of the world’s leading manufacturers of chemical protective fabrics, apparel and accessories for the industrial, medical, hazmat and military markets by following its mission to “keep bad stuff off people.” The Guntersville-based company was launched in 1976, and specialized in sewing basic coveralls for industrial use. Today, Kappler provides patented…

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Intergraph Corporation has been a major player in international trade for more than 40 years. The company has developed business partners in more than 46 countries throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas and the South Pacific. International sales have grown steadily each year by 1 to 3 percent of total business, with non-U.S. sales now…

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Axometrics, Inc., a Huntsville company that provides full Mueller matrix polarization testing – especially optical measurement solutions to LCD manufacturers’ production facilities and R&D laboratories – has shipped its products to other countries for 12 years. Put simply, its survival in the manufacturing industry depends on developing export markets. “Axometrics exports approximately 95 percent of…

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Giles & Kendall is a 75-year old Huntsville-based forest and chemical products company specializing in the processing of Eastern Red Cedar. The company manufactures a wide range of CedarSafe products that include 100 percent natural cedar oil, pressed wood panels, closet liner tongue and groove planks, and cedar accessories. These products are domestically available at…

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Pinnacle Solutions, Inc., a Huntsville-based aerospace support and services company, expanded into the Middle East, Europe and Taiwan just five years ago, yet it’s already making great strides in international trade. By 2014, exports accounted for about 13 percent of the company’s sales. Export sales have continued to increase over the years, and the same…

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ADTRAN, a top three global provider of broadband infrastructure solutions, is headquartered in Cummings Research Park in Huntsville, Alabama.  Founded in Huntsville, the company is enabling Gigabit communities around the globe with the delivery of innovative solutions for residential broadband, business Ethernet and Cloud-based Wi-Fi services.  According to ADTRAN Chairman and CEO Tom Stanton, “We…

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