Several businesses honoured at N.B. Export Awards

Two Sussex companies have taken top honours at the annual New Brunswick Export Awards.

G.E. Barbour Inc. was named Exporter of the Year over $5 million and Mrs. Dunster's Inc. was named Exporter of the Year under $5 million.

Fredericton's SimpTek Technologies Inc. took the award for Emerging Exporter, Lizotte Machine Vision of Rivière-Verte received the award for Global Diversification, Corruven Canada Inc. of Edmundston won the Innovative Exporter award, and Boise Cascade Alljoist of Saint-Jacques was named top Foreign-Owned Exporter.

New this year, the Impact Award for New Investment was presented to IBM Canada Ltd.

A total of 32 companies were nominated for this year's event.