Area exporters named to ND District Export Council

FARGO – Kevin Christensen from Palmer Bit Company at Williston and Kristin Hedger from Killdeer Mountain Manufacturing at Killdeer were among six exporters in North Dakota recently appointed by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross to the N.D. District Export Council. The North Dakota District Export Council, coupled with its 59 counterparts nationwide, is a volunteer organization drawn primarily from local businesses. DECs are comprised of seasoned exporters whose companies have been positively impacted by international sales, exporting and Foreign Direct Investment. Its members help ensure U.S. companies remain globally competitive through professional mentoring and advocacy. New DEC members serve four-year terms and are appointed directly by the Secretary of Commerce.