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Governor Doyle Recognizes Federal Procurement Award Winners
For Immediate Release: April 9, 2008
MADISON - Governor Jim Doyle today announced the winners of the annual Governor's Procurement Awards. These annual awards recognize state firms particularly successful in federal procurement.
"Between 2000-2006, the number of Wisconsin companies winning federal contracts increased more than fivefold," Governor Doyle said. "Nearly 4,000 Wisconsin companies are winning these contracts and building our state's job and investment base. I'd like to especially congratulate the winners of this year's Governor's Procurement Awards for the excellence of their products and their diligence, persistence, and commitment."
"Wisconsin's federal contracting community has shown significant growth and development both in the number of contractors and contract dollars," said John Rogers, Chairman of the Wisconsin Procurement Institute Board. "Under the continuing efforts of our congressional delegation and leadership of our Governor, we anticipate this trend to continue."
The awards are as follows:
The Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI) annually hosts the Governor's Procurement Awards Dinner. Established in 1987, WPI helps state companies sell products and services to federal, state, local agencies and prime contractors; navigates government procurement process for small firms; and helps firms develop competitive processes and technical capabilities to earn federal contracts. For further information, contact Aina Vilumsons, WPI, 414/270-3600.