Frederick County exporter graduates from VALET program

Governor Glenn Youngkin announced that 11 companies across the Commonwealth, including one in Frederick County, have graduated from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s VALET program.

VALET, or Virginia Leaders in Export Trade, assists exporters in the state that have firmly established domestic operations and are committed to international exporting to help the business grow.

Frederick County’s representative in the program was Evolve Stone, Inc. which relocated to the area from Massachusetts in 2012, and they are makers of the world’s first Face-Nailed Artificial Stone.

Evolve Stone is also the only mortarless, color-throughout stone veneer on the market.

Through the two year VALET program, Evolve Stone and the other graduating companies were provided:

  • International sales development plan services
  • Assistance from experienced international service providers
  • Meetings with potential partners
  • Educational events
  • Customized market research

52 companies are currently participating in the VALET Program which has helped 455 Virginia based businesses since its inception in 2002.

To learn more about the VALET Program and this graduating class, click here.

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