Industry and export awards celebrate WA's best and brightest

by WA Government News | Oct 27, 2017
  • 16 companies honoured at the WA Industry and Export Awards 2017
  • Export category winners to represent Western Australia on the national stage

Premier Mark McGowan has congratulated the winners of the Western Australian Industry and Export Awards 2017, held last night.

A total of 16 companies were honoured at the annual awards, which celebrate the State's most innovative and forward-thinking companies and exporters.

Winner of the major award, WA Exporter of the Year, Epichem is a contract drug discovery company that exports to about 35 countries worldwide.

Winners of the export category awards will now represent the State at the upcoming 55th national Export Awards, to be held in December 2017.

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Comments attributed to Premier Mark McGowan:

"The WA Industry and Export Awards provide a unique opportunity to celebrate the breadth and diversity of the State's business community.

"While the winning companies are vastly different in industry, focus and size, they all share a commitment to be the best in their field and create jobs and opportunities for Western Australians.

"For the export category winners who now go on to represent the State at the national awards, I wish them the very best of luck and have no doubt that they will do Western Australia proud."

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