Engis Corporation named Illinois’ “2018 Exporter of the Year”

Engis Corporation, a member of TMA since 1982, was awarded the “2018 Exporter of the Year” by the Illinois Department of Commerce last week.

Engis Corporation’s mission is to help companies improve productivity and profitability by bringing the advantages of Superabrasives (Diamond) to industries around the world.

Engis systems and components are exported to over 50 countries from its headquarters location in Wheeling, Illinois. Engis’ technical innovations, led by the demand for advanced material processing, enables them to deliver leading edge solutions globally. Their technology advantage ensures that Illinois and the United States remain leading exporters in the global economy.

The Engis Group of companies boasts affiliate offices in United Kingdom, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, and Shanghai China.

Founded in 1938, Engis is known worldwide as an innovator in the use of industrial diamond and CBN abrasives in flat lapping, honing, grinding, and polishing applications.

The Governor’s Export Awards highlight the significant contributions of exports to Illinois’ economy. Illinois companies and organizations receive awards for the following categories: Exporter of the Year, New Exporter, Service Exporter, Agricultural Business Exporter, Export Awareness and Development.

Exports are a vital component for Illinois’ economy and an important factor for continued growth. The Governor’s Export Awards were established to recognize small and medium-sized businesses and organizations that promote export awareness for Illinois’ products and services.

(Representatives from IL Department of Commerce and Engis Corporation featured in photograph)