Jet Edge Inc.
, a St. Michael, Minn.-based manufacturer of industrial waterjet cutting
and surface preparation
equipment, reports that Jet Edge International Sales Manager David Anderson has
been appointed by U.S Secretary of Commerce John Bryson to serve a four-year
term on the Minnesota District Export Council (DEC).
The Minnesota DEC is a private, non-profit
organization under direction from the U.S. Department of Commerce that brings
together experienced international business people from the private sector who
provide guidance and assistance in international markets. The council works
alongside the U.S. Commercial Service to promote exports through business
counseling, networking, education, and community outreach.
Anderson brings to the DEC more than 20 years
of experience in international sales management to share with other small and
medium sized businesses in Minnesota who are just beginning or thinking about
exports as a way to grow their companies’ revenues. During his career, he has
travelled extensively throughout the world and has established OEMs, dealers
and distributors in approximately 35 countries on six continents.
His accomplishments at Jet Edge include
opening a sales, service and training office in China, establishing an R&D
partnership with waterjet manufacturer
Tecnocut S.p.A. in Italy and establishing new export sales for Jet Edge in
Japan, China, South Korea, Poland, Italy, and the Middle East. Anderson also
has established a rigorous training program for all international distributors,
Jet Edge says, to ensure they are equipped to provide optimum service and
support to Jet Edge’s overseas customers.