From Left to Right: Rebecca M. Blank, Monica H. Younghein, John Younghein
International Trade Specialist Cindy Ma arranged for Acting Deputy Secretary of Commerce Rebecca M. Blank to present Monica H. Younghein, Owner and CFO of Meridrew Enterprises, with an Export Achievement Certificate to recognize their recent accomplishments in the global marketplace at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show at Las Vegas, NV. Meridrew Enterprises, working with the U.S. Commercial Service’s Oakland Export Assistance Center, increased their export sales by 24% in 2011. This small, Northern California company is the manufacturer of the iKlear and Klear Screen brands -- high performance screen cleaning products. Meridrew Enterprises manufacturers their exclusive, alcohol- and ammonia-free, environmentally friendly and non-toxic products locally, sources all their materials from U.S. suppliers and employs developmentally challenged adults to do their product packaging. Their customers include Apple, Dell, Lexmark, Motorola, the Federal Aviation Agency and NASA, and the motion picture and professional digital photographic industries.