The Maine International Trade Center is recognizing four companies that used creativity, innovation and new strategies to strengthen their ties to global markets and help the Maine economy in the past year.

“We’re very pleased to recognize this year’s award winners for their shared commitment to investing in the future of Maine,” said MITC President Wade Merritt in a news release Wednesday. “Whether reorienting global sales strategies, scaling manufacturing in response to sharply increased market demand, or educating the next generation of international leaders, these are stories of resilience in the face of continuing uncertainty.” Read more