Delkor receiving an award
Delkor president and CEO Dale Andersen (right) accepts a trade award from Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton.

Delkor Systems Inc. was one of 10 Minnesota companies honored in March for its success in exporting and international business. Gov. Mark Dayton recognized Delkor as a winner of the 27th annual Governor’s International Trade Awards. The awards were given out at MSP Exports, a conference sponsored by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.

The award cites Delkor for making “significant investments to develop markets in Canada, Mexico, Central America, parts of South America, Australia and New Zealand.”

Delkor, which makes packaging machinery for food and consumer products, saw its international machinery shipments increase to 26% for 2011. For the first quarter of 2012, exports hit 50% of new machinery orders, a record.