Industry News for Foot Levelers
Roanoke, Virginia 24012-5725
Roanoke, VA - Foot Levelers recently graduated from Virginia Economic Development Partnership's Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) program. Launched in January 2002, the VALET program assists exporters in the Commonwealth that have firmly established domestic operations and are committed to international exporting as an expansion strategy. Participating firms are chosen based on their dedication to growth through export.
"The VALET program accelerates the development of international business by connecting companies with the practical tools needed for successful export sales," said Leslie Parpart, VALET Program Manager. "These graduating companies have utilized all of the resources of the VALET program and have really challenged themselves to grow their international businesses. This class of companies worked extremely hard during a very tough international climate, and I am confident that they will see the return on their investment for years to come."
"Foot Levelers was privileged to work with such an outstanding group of Virginia-based companies over the past 2 years," said Foot Levelers' Director of International Development Jamie Greenawalt. "Sharing best practices through VALET sponsored networking events gave us opportunities to share best practices with companies who were working through similar issues and to learn from those who had 'been there, done that.' We are eager to utilize this knowledge to leverage our brand globally."
Foot Levelers is the world's exclusive provider of Spinal Pelvic Stabilizers, which are custom-made orthotics. Scientifically designed to support all three arches of the foot, Stabilizers help align the feet, ankles, knees, hips and back to provide a balanced foundation for the body. Stabilizers also help chiropractic adjustments hold longer, helping prolong your patients' wellness.
Foot Levelers is one of seven companies in this graduating class, including Air Systems International, Inc., of Chesapeake; CVG, Inc. of Chantilly; Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. of Henrico; Ply Gem Building Products of Roanoke and Rocky Mount; PARI Respiratory Equipment, Inc. of Chesterfield; and VSD, LLC of Virginia Beach.
For more information about Foot Levelers or any of its products, call toll free: 800.553.4860 or visit us online at FootLevelers.com. Foot Levelers, Inc. has served the healthcare profession for more than 55 years. Foot Levelers' products have helped millions of people enjoy fuller and happier lives at work, home, or at play.
New participants in the VALET program will have access to $15,000 in reimbursement funds from the Commonwealth. The program will continue to provide participating companies assistance from a team of experienced international service providers to help them meet their international goals. Private sector service providers such as attorneys, Web designers, bankers, translators and freight forwarders contribute essential expertise for expansion into international markets. The VALET program now has 93 graduates. To learn more about the VALET program, visit www.ExportVirginia.org.
The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP), a marketing organization, was created by the Virginia General Assembly in 1995 to encourage, stimulate, and support the development and expansion of the economy of the Commonwealth. The Partnership is a state authority, which is governed by a 22-member Board of Directors appointed by the Governor and the Virginia General Assembly. To accomplish its objectives of promoting economic expansion within the Commonwealth, the Partnership focuses its efforts on business recruitment, expansion and international trade. VEDP has offices in Virginia, Belgium, Hong Kong, Mexico and Japan.