Horton Awarded the Minnesota Governor's International Trade Award

Top Quote Recognized for exceling in international trade and exporting, while maintaining employment in Minnesota, Horton, Inc. is honored with the Governor's International Trade Award for manufacturing. End Quote
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN-WI (1888PressRelease) March 19, 2014 - Horton, Inc., a worldwide leader of engine cooling solutions, has been awarded the Governor's International Trade Award for manufacturing. The award is given by the Minnesota Trade Office and honors companies that excel in the international marketplace. Lt. Governor Yvonne Prettner-Solon presented awards to nine Minnesota companies during a ceremony at the Minnesota State Capitol on March 11, 2014.

    To qualify for the award, Minnesota-based nominees must demonstrate growth in international business, while increasing or maintaining employment in Minnesota over the past three years. Eligible companies must also have developed and demonstrated innovative ideas and approaches to doing business internationally.

    "Horton is honored to be recognized for contributions to the positive impact export has on Minnesota's overall economy," says Michel Locquegnies, director of international business development for Horton. "Over the past several years, we have searched for and found new business partners in 20 countries. In addition to this global development, Horton is expanding its Roseville, Minnesota corporate headquarters."

    International trade and exporting have been one of Horton's continued growth initiatives. Horton's focus on innovation enables the company to exceed the rapidly changing requirements for reduced-emission engines in on- and off-highway vehicles and equipment throughout the world.

    With more than 60 years of industry experience, commitment to service, reliability and innovation, Horton is a premium worldwide provider of fan drives, fans and suspension products. Horton's comprehensive research and development processes are driven by a dedication to exceed industry requirements today and in the future. The company has manufacturing plants in the United States and Germany, with licensed manufacturing facilities in Australia and the United Kingdom; offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Germany; and representatives in Chile, Russia, Japan, South Korea, China, India and Australia.

    Horton products include VMaster® and Stratis® Viscous Fan Drives, VMaster Di and Stratis Di Viscous Fan Drives and Controllers, DM Advantage® On/Off and Two-Speed Fan Drives, Modulator® Fully Variable Fan Drives, Arctis® Two-Speed Fan Drives, WindMaster Fans, WindShift™ Modular Fans, Shogun® Modular Fans, Electromagnetic On/Off Fan Drives, Klondike Series® Replacement Fan Clutches for the Kysor® K22RA and K26RA as well as repair kits for Kysor's K26RA, K22RA and K22FA, PolarForce® Two-Speed Conversion Kits , DM Advantage Conversion Super Kits, Genuine Horton repair kits, remanufactured fan drives and Roller Bushing Suspension Products.

    Horton, Inc.
    2565 Walnut Street
    Roseville, MN 55113
    1.800.621.1320 | +1 651.361.6400
    info ( @ ) hortonww dot com | www dot hortonww dot com

    Photograph caption: Left to right: Lt. Governor Yvonne Prettner-Solon; Kevin Turnquist, application engineer, Horton; Michel Locquegnies, director, international sales & business development, Horton; Terry Gilberstadt, corporate secretary, Horton; Dan Fischer, international sales manager, Horton; Shankerlal Desai, export sales coordinator, Horton

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