ATLANTA – (November 5, 2018) MuniRem Environmental is a recipient of a $5,000 grant in the annual Atlanta Metro Export Challenge (Atlanta MEC), a grant program designed to engage small- and medium-sized businesses in metro Atlanta in the development of international sales plans.
Companies from all over the 29-county region, ranging in size from pre-revenue startups to small and established medium-sized businesses, applied to the program. Thirty companies were selected in the competition and will each receive a grant of $5,000 to apply towards the growth of their international business.
Valentine Nzengung, CEO said, “MuniRem Environmental is honored to have been recognized in the Atlanta MEC. We have already identified an ideal target for our grant to develop the use of our product in humanitarian demining projects.”
MuniRem Environmental provides a mature and award-winning technology that utilizes reduction chemistry to instantly neutralize and degrade explosives and chemical warfare agents. MuniRem Reagents are used for decontamination, demilitarization and remediation projects at military sites and private industry sites.
To see the full list of grant awardees, click here
The Atlanta MEC is one of many ways to engage small- and medium-sized companies in metro Atlanta in the development of their international business. Over the last two years, the program has given out more than $400,000 to metro Atlanta companies thanks to the generous sponsorship of JPMorgan Chase & Co, which again contributed $100,000 to this year’s program. Additional sponsorship came from the Metro Atlanta Chamber, UPS, Johnson Controls and Partnership Gwinnett.