TOCCOA, Georgia – Osborne Wood Products Inc. has been named a recipient of the 2020 Globe Award by the Georgia Department of Economic Development for its international marketing efforts. The state-run awards program highlights Georgian companies that have entered new international markets in the past year.
Osborne Wood Products, based in Toccoa, Georgia, is one of 31 state-owned companies recognized by GDEcD. Osborne is a manufacturer and supplier of components for the furniture, kitchen and bathroom industries.
“We were pleased to be recognized for our expansion into new markets which continue to be priorities for our continued growth,” said Jeremy McClain, Marketing Director. “Although Osborne had to rely on technology recently to facilitate international relations due to the pandemic, we are fortunate to have been able to re-tool our international marketing plan as well. Going forward, we anticipate designate space on the website specifically for international inquiries, expand international marketing efforts and develop an international line, ”he added.
Leon Osborne, Founder and CEO, also noted that the Globe Award reflected the component manufacturer’s continued expansion into international markets.
Osborne Wood Products, Inc. has been providing high quality wood products for 40 years. In addition to kitchen islands and other table legs, Osborne is a supplier of wooden corbels, inlays, moldings and other decorative elements. Osborne also offers custom parts, kits, metal furniture components, table slides and hardware.
“Success in global markets takes commitment and hard work. Our Georgia-made products and services are making a mark around the world, ”said Governor of Georgia Brian P. Kemp announcing the 2020 winners.“ We are proud to celebrate these companies for their contribution to Georgia’s thriving economy. through exports. “
“We are delighted to celebrate our 31 Globe Award winners. The strong international framework that our Georgian trade team and exporters have put in place over the past few years has kept Georgia on a solid course, despite the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, ”said Pat Wilson, Commissioner of the GDEcD. “From aerospace manufacturing to agriculture, nearly every sector of our economy is represented among our winners, proving how the state’s export and strong international partnerships are helping to bolster Georgia’s economic vitality. .