Congresswoman Schmidt (R-OH) awards Steven Berke the CS Export Achievement Certificate.

With the Cincinnati Sub-Zero team present,
Congresswoman Jean Schmidt (R-OH) awards
Steven Berke, President & CEO of Cincinnati
Sub-Zero, with the CS Export Achievement Certificate.


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Cincinnati Sub-Zero Receives Export Achievement Certificate

On July 2, 2007, Congresswoman Jean Schmidt (R-OH) presented the U.S. Commercial Service’s Export Achievement Certificate to woman-owned manufacturer Cincinnati Sub-Zero (CSZ) for recent success in the China market. Founded in 1949 and a Commercial Service (CS) client since 2000, CSZ’s Industrial Division manufactures environmental testing chambers.

With CSZ's 250-plus employees in attendance, CS Cincinnati Director Marcia Brandstadt joined Congresswoman Schmidt to congratulate CSZ on their recent international accomplishments. President & CEO Steve Berke accepted the award on behalf of the company.

Through use of CS resources, including counseling, market research, and an International Partner Search in Shanghai, CSZ prepared to enter the China market in 2004. CS Cincinnati also arranged for Gold Key Services in Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Beijing, and Shanghai. As a result of CS assistance, CSZ signed a new sales agent.

CS Cincinnati continues to work with Cincinnati Sub-Zero to expand in China and identify new partners worldwide

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