Allen Engineering Corp. was one of four Arkansas companies recently honored with the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Global Trade for leading the way in international business and exporting throughout the world. This is the second year for the program, co-sponsored by the Arkansas District Export Council, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, the U.S. Commercial Service Export Assistance Center and the Arkansas World Trade Center.

Judging criteria was based on factors such as most recent percentage of export sales to total sales, growth of export sales during the past three years, the company’s goals and commitments internationally and the number of jobs saved or created as a result of the company’s export performance.

AEC was recognized in the small/medium sized manufacturer/service exporter category (less than $50 million in total sales).

Allen Engineering Corp., based in Paragould, Ark., manufacturers concrete floors, equipment and pavers, power buggies, screeds and more.