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Nex-Tech wins Governor's Award of Excellence


MANHATTAN -- Gov. Sam Brownback recognized Lenora-based Nex-Tech with the Governor's Award of Excellence at the annual Kansas Cavalry Encampment at the Kansas State University Alumni Center in Manhattan. Pitsco Inc. of Pittsburg was named winner of the Governor's Exporter of the Year Award.

The two awards are the state's top business honors and are the culmination of Business Appreciation Month. The event is sponsored the Kansas Department of Commerce and the Kansas Cavalry, a volunteer group of business leaders who promote the state as a desirable business location.

"Nex-Tech and Pitsco are well deserving of their recognitions," Brownback said. "These companies are leaders and innovators, in addition to being active partners in their communities. I look forward to their continued growth and success, as we work to make Kansas the best place to start and grow a business."

Gove County Medical Center, Quinter, and Midland Marketing, Hays, also were finalists for the Governor's Award of Excellence.