For Immediate Release

Warminster PA, May 24, 2019

PDC Machines Inc, a global high purity compression technology manufacturer based in Warminster PA, received the President’s E Award for Exports May 23, 2019 at the United Stated Department of Commerce from the honorable Secretary Wilbur Ross.

Representative Brian Fitzpatrick recognizes PDC Machines before Congress

The President’s “E” Award was created in 1961 by Executive Order of the President and is the highest recognition a U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. In 2018 alone, the United States exported $2.5 trillion worth of goods and services – the highest on record.

This year, 26 companies were honored with the “E” Award for Exports for demonstrating a sustained increase in export sales over a four-year period.

(From Left to Right, US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, PDC Machine Vice President Kareem Afzal, PDC Machines COO Mateen Afzal, Under Secretary for Trade Gilbert Kaplan)

(From Left to Right, PDC Machines COO Mateen Afzal, PDC Machines President Syed Afzal, PDC Machine Vice President Kareem Afzal)

PDC is honored to have been selected for this prestigious award. With focus on the growing early commercial market for Hydrogen energy and fuel cell technologies, PDC has experienced massive growth year on year for the past 5 years . “It is with humility and honor that PDC accepts this award”, says Kareem Afzal PDC’s Vice President, “Nations worldwide have committed to adopting hydrogen as a technology that clean our world. It is with the commitment of our global customers that we have been able to receive this recognition. The daily dedication and hard work of the entire PDC business family brings our technological innovation to the world everyday. We look forward to working harder to serve the needs of the world market far into the future. PDC has deep rooted commitment to American manufacturing. We are continually reinvesting in this growth by increasing our capacity to meet the market demands. This summer, we will inaugurate our third manufacturing plant in the suburban Philadelphia area which will double our current production capacity.”

PDC Machines is a 2nd generation family owned business bringing high purity gas compression technology to the world with focus on hydrogen energy. Established in 1977 by its founder Syed Afzal, PDC has grown to a multigenerational, multinational enterprise with offices in 3 countries and sales the world over.

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Here is a link to the awards presentation ceremony (PDC Machines accepts their award at approximately the 47:20 minute mark)