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INDIAN RIVER, FL- October 10, 2011—The Indian River County Chamber of Commerce held its annual Industry Appreciation Awards Lun- cheon on September 22nd at the IRSC Richardson Center. The annual awards honor those companies who stimulate the Indian River economy, make con- tributions back to the community, provide quality year-round employment and have an overall positive impact on the Indian River County as a whole. This year’s award was based on multiple outstanding business attributes as determined by the Indian River County Chamber of Commerce. Girard was chosen for a multitude of reasons, including impressive annual economic im- pacts in payroll and local purchases of over $300,000. Girard has more than doubled their number of employees since their inception and has recently expanded their Florida manufacturing facility by over 40,000 square feet to accommodate their growing product line. The new facility will also allow for larger assembly and shipping areas.

Tim Girard, President of Girard Equipment, is honored at their selec- tion as Manufacturer of the year, “This part of Florida is home to so many innovative companies, being selected for this award is truly an honor.”

Girard Equipment, USA is one of America’s leading manufacturers of Tank Trailer equipment, and is well known for its popular design of Pressure Relieving Vents and Magnetic Vacuum Breakers. In addition to four manufacturing and sales facilities in the USA (Houston, Chicago, New Jersey and Florida), Girard’s global network also includes offices in Rotterdam, Beijing and the United Kingdom. Family owned and operated since 1952, Girard Equipment prides itself on providing high quality products in a fast and reliable manner while providing a high level of customer service.

For more information on Girard Equipment, please visit: www. girardequip.com, email: gsales@girardequip.com, or call USA +1 908 862 6300/ UK: +44 (0) 1603 784999.