The “2007 Governor’s Emerging Trader of the Year” award, bestowed by the World Trade Club in Seattle, was awarded to Colmac Coil Manufacturing, Colville, Wash. Colmac’s president, Bruce I. Nelson, accepted the award from Washington State Governor Christine Gregoire in Bellevue. The awards reception was preceded by an International Export Symposium held in coordination with the kick off of Washington State Department of Community, Trade and Economic Development (CTED) Trade Week.

The World Trade Club organization annually recognizes a Washington-based business that significantly contributed to the development and expansion of international trade in Washington State. An independent selection committee comprised of regional leaders in international business, representing both public and private sectors, selected Colmac Coil Manufacturing as the winner.