Rekluse Named 2012 Exporter of the YearFriday, May 4, 2012 | 5:25 PM
Boise, Idaho - Rekluse has been awarded the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) 2012 National Exporter of the Year. Rekluse is an American manufacturer of performance clutch components for motorcycles, including their world renowned auto-clutch.
This national achievement is a culmination of many distinguishing factors which include a strong increase in export sales, expansion into new territories, and manufacturing within the United States. By utilizing resources offered by government agencies and an SBA loan, Rekluse has built an innovative and expanding export business.
2012 signifies the10th year in business and 9th year of exporting for Rekluse. With 15 distributors that operate in a total of 25 different countries, over 25% of all Rekluse sales are generated abroad.
Al Youngwerth, President of Rekluse states, "It is truly an honor for our team to be recognized at a national level for our achievements in exporting. This award would not be possible without the support and dedication of our international distribution partners and many local export resources. It is also the result of hard work put in by Alison Kelsey and Joe DeGano to develop the Rekluse exporting program."
Al Youngwerth - President, Joe Degano - Sales/Marketing Manager, and Alison Kelsey - International Distribution Development, will be honored by the SBA at the National Small Business Week ceremonies in Washington D.C. May 20th-22nd, 2012.Rekluse extends gratitude to all distribution partners, industry partners and supportive community resources, without whom this award would not be possible.
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