Upon announcing the winners, Mr O'Farrell commented that "the winners are great examples of innovative companies - innovation contributes to achieving success in difficult business conditions."
“Exporters make an important contribution to our State economy by stimulating job creation and economic prosperity. NSW merchandise and services exports were worth $60.8 billion in 2010-11 and accounted for about 14 per cent of the gross state product," he continued.
Taking out the Innovation in Export Award was PC based software application supplier OEM Technology Solutions .
Primarily in the business of providing solutions to the rail technology market, OEM Technology Solutions also has a secondary market focus on the application of core rail technology capabilities into the wider transportation sector.
Services provided by the company include:
- user requirements analysis
- product specification
- electronic hardware and software development
- mechanical design and manufacture
- production and testing
- documentation; and
- long term support.