BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexington Intl, manufacturer of the HairMax LaserComb, was one of just 14 leading manufacturing exporting companies nationwide to receive the President's "E" Award, which recognizes successes in world markets and subsequent contributions to the U.S. economy.
Presented to Lexington at the U.S. Commerce Building in Washington earlier this month by U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Gary Locke and Florida Senator George LeMieux, the President's "E" Award is the highest U.S. Government recognition any U.S. entity may receive for supporting export activity. Traditionally, the award is presented by the U.S. President at the White House, however, scheduling conflicts prevented that from occurring this year.
The President's "E" Award was created by President John F. Kennedy in 1961 to recognize persons, firms, or organizations that contribute significantly to increasing United States exports.
In presenting the awards, Secretary Locke said: "We're here today to honor the people, firms, and organizations that produce and promote U.S. goods and services that support American jobs, Trade has always been crucial to American prosperity. But, in today's difficult economic times, with other drivers of growth like consumer spending flagging, it's even more important for American industry to take advantage of every opportunity for export-driven growth."
Relating to Lexington Secretary Locke stated: "Of particular note is your successful outreach to the international medical community to help establish credibility for HairMax LaserComb and reduce trade barriers associated with medical devices.
Now in its 10th year of operation, Lexington exports the HairMax LaserComb to more than 125 countries around the world, accounting for about 35 percent of the company's annual sales. The HairMax LaserComb is the only laser phototherapy device cleared by the FDA to promote hair gro
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