May 15, 2017 Colorado companies Meadowlark Optics, Project C.U.R.E. and VAIREX air systems were announced today as the three winners of the 2017 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Exporting for their contributions to the Colorado economy through international trade.
VAIREX air systems (Boulder, Colo.), an international technical leader in fuel cell air systems, manufactures advanced air blower systems based on the company’s patented breakthrough technology. VAIREX is focused on blowers for fuel cells in the 1-30 kW power range, which represent over 90% of all the fuel cells sold in the world today. Currently, VAIREX exports to customers in 17 countries in the Americas, Europe and Asia and exports represent 56 percent of VAIREX’s sales. The company is poised for the rapidly growing global fuel cell industry.
The Governor’s Award for Excellence in Exporting was first given in 1970 and recognizes economic growth through international business. Winners will be formally recognized at World Trade Day, the region’s premier international trade event.