Sterling International Ltd was adjudged the best performer in exports of automotive refinish and industrial / marine coatings at the 22ndNational Awards for export achievement organized by the Ghana Export Promotion Authority.
The company received a Gold Award at an impressive ceremony organized by the GEPA at the Banquet Hall of the State House in Accra on the 28thSept, 2012.
Through this annual awards scheme, the Ghana Exports Promotion Authority seeks to appreciate, encourage, reward and promote all categories of indigenous industries and companies whose export revenues are in excess of US$ 200,000.00 and repatriate their export revenues to Ghana.
In a citation, the company was given due recognition for pioneering the manufacturing of epoxy and polyurethane systems for automotive refinish, industrial and marine coatings category. The citation highly commended Sterling International ‘for its remarkable achievement in contributing to the growth of Ghana’s economy by repatriating into Ghana, 100% of its export revenue in the year ending 31st Dec. 2011’.
The company exports its products mostly to West African countries and is exploring markets in Central and East African countries.
Instituted by the GEPA some 22 years ago, the National Awards for Export Achievement recipients are selected purely on merit by an independent committee comprising representatives from Bank of Ghana, Ministry of Trade & Industries (MOTI), Ministry of Food & Agriculture (MOFA), Export Development and Investment Fund (EDIF), GCNet, Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and GEPA.
Mr. Arun Patil (left), Director of Sterling International Ltd receiving the award from Mr. Kumi Adjei – Sam, Corporate Affairs of Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority.
Mr. Arun Patil on behalf of his Management & entire staff thanked GEPA for the honour done to the company and promised to sustain the export drive in the years ahead.