The World Trade Center Savannah has named Statesboro-based Brodie International as the 2020 World Trade Center Savannah International Business of the Year. Given annually, the award recognizes companies that excel in international trade and acknowledges the importance of trade to the region’s economy.
Formed in 1928, Brodie is a manufacturer of liquid flow meters, equipment and engineered measurement solutions for the petroleum and industrial markets.
“To be the recipient of World Trade Center Savannah’s 2020 International Business of the Year award is a true honor to everyone here at Brodie,” said Brodie International President Ruppi von Gwinner.
“We are makers, innovators and leaders here and we take great pride in being recognized as a company that advances our region internationally. Thank you for considering us for and honoring us with this award.”
Brodie’s Statesboro campus is where employees design, engineer and manufacture world class measurement and control solutions. The 165,000 square foot International Organization for Standardization (ISO)-certified facility contains one of the largest flow calibration centers in North America.
“We really love honoring companies in our region that make global impacts and lead the way in international business,” said World Trade Center Savannah President and CEO Trip Tollison.
“Brodie International is an ideal recipient of this award because the staff and leadership here at Brodie continue to work incredibly hard to distinguish themselves as an industry leader in the global market.”
The company is also in the process of introducing lean manufacturing to its shop floor with the help of Georgia Southern University (GSU) which