SAUK RAPIDS - A Sauk Rapids company is being honored today (Thursday) for their success in exporting overseas.

Suresh Kumar, Assistant Secretary of Commerce from the Federal Commerce for Trade Promotion and Director General of U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service office is at Schaefer Ventilation Equipment.

Pete Lyle is the company's Vice President of International and Rental Sales.  He says they manufacture large agricultural fans.

Lyle says over the past 18 months Schaefer Ventilation has expanded their exports to markets like Egypt, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia.

Lyle says Schaefer Ventilation Equipment has about 40 employees.

They're receiving the "Export Achievement Certificate" today.