For Immediate Release
August 20, 2014
Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director
Utah Global Forum to Feature Campbell Scientific’s Success in Export Industry
Success story of Utah-based international company will inspire others to go global
Salt Lake City, UTAH — President and General Manager Paul Campbell of Campbell Scientific, Inc. will inspire attendees at September’s Utah Global Forum by relating the journey the company took to international success.
Based in Logan, Utah, the company has affiliate offices in the United Kingdom, Australia, Brazil, China and seven other countries. The company is internationally recognized for producing reliable and accurate data-acquisition instruments. The products have been used in environmental, research and industrial markets for applications such as air-quality monitoring, bridge and dam monitoring and vehicle-performance testing.
Campbell Scientific exports 40 percent of goods manufactured at the Utah facility to affiliate offices worldwide.
With more than 35 years at this global company, Campbell give business owners an example of how other Utah businesses can become successful in the international market. Campbell currently serves on a U.S. Department of Commerce committee tasked with advising the federal government on environmental trade issues and helping the government increase exports of U.S. environmental industry products and services.
Any company with an intent in growing or starting their firm in exporting must attend the Utah Global Forum, presented by Governor Gary R. Herbert. UGF is Utah’s premiere international event organized to connect Utah business owners, leadership, sales and marketing professionals with individuals and companies who already have a strong presence in the exporting ecosystem.
The event will attract a broad domestic and international business audience that attendees and sponsors can connect with to create the necessary contacts to export more efficiently and economically to the global marketplace.
In conjunction with World Trade Center Utah, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and the Salt Lake Chamber, Governor Gary R. Herbert will present this forum on Sept. 24 in the Salt Palace, Grand Ballroom. To register, visit utahglobalforum.com. Registration is limited and will sell out quickly.
Paul Campbell, president and general manager, Campbell Scientific, Inc.
About the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED)
The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) charter is based on Governor Gary Herbert’s commitment to economic development statewide. Utah’s economic development vision is that Utah will lead the nation as the best performing economy and be recognized as a premier global business destination. The mandate for this office is to provide rich business resources for the creation, growth and recruitment of companies to Utah and to increase tourism and film production in the state. GOED accomplishes this mission through the administration of programs that are based around targeted industries or “economic clusters” that demonstrate the best potential for development. GOED utilizes state resources and private sector contracts to fulfill its mission. For more information please contact: Michael Sullivan, 801-538-8811 or firstname.lastname@example.org