Representatives from Phoenix Industries joined the three day trade mission to Mexico that was led by Nevada’s Governor, Brian Sandoval. Included in the Nevada Delegation were representatives of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, the University of Nevada Reno Business School, University of Nevada Reno College of Sciences, University of Nevada Las Vegas, the Desert Research Institute, the Clark County Regional Center, the Nevada Small Business Development Center Southern Nevada Operations and state business leaders.
The purpose of the trade mission was to connect Nevada businesses with foreign opportunities and to strengthen the bilateral trade partnership between the State of Nevada and Mexico. The three day agenda included numerous meetings with government officials and Mexico businesses.
Kelly Sockwell, Technical Director for Phoenix Industries, commented “We were extremely pleased to be included in the delegation led by Governor Sandoval, it gave us the opportunity to meet with high ranking Mexican government officials and prominent business owners involved in our field of infrastructure development.”
One evening of the trip, the United States Ambassador to Mexico, Ambassador E. Anthony Wayne, hosted Governor Sandoval, members of the Nevada Delegation, and Mexico’s government and business leaders at a reception at his residence.
Left to Right: Governor Brian Sandoval, Kelly Sockwell, Elizabeth Sockwell, Ambassador E. Anthony Wayne
Mr. Sockwell went on to say, “we had several very fruitful meetings that I feel will lead to a greater involvement for us in Mexico.”
Phoenix Industries, with equipment in over a dozen countries around the world, is a recognized leader in the design and manufacturing of state-of-the-art, waste tyre recycling facilities, as well as technologies related to the rubberized asphalt paving process.
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