MEX had been nominated and entered the running for the Queensland Export Award in the Information and Communication Technology category. The award aims to recognize and publicly acknowledge the success, innovation and sheer hard-work of Queensland’s exporters focusing on outstanding export achievements in the field of information and communication products, technology or services.
MEX has been exporting its suite of software solutions since 1993. In 1998, MEX drafted its international business plan and set up distributors and agents in Malaysia, Indonesia and China. MEX is offered as a multi-lingual product to accommodate international clients.
MEX secured its largest sale ever to an American-owned drilling company Boart Longyear in 2009. The USA has been a huge focus for MEX’s exports as if successfully identified as a lucrative niche within the Facilities sector. Exporting revenue now makes up of 19% of MEX’s total annual revenue, and its products are available in English, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish and French. Last year, MEX’s international exports produced revenue of $839,298 and are estimated to reach at least $710,176 in 2010.
2009 Queensland Export Award winner, NOJA Power Switchgear Pty Ltd, is a company of electrical engineers and contractors that research and develop, design, manufacture and supply low and medium voltage switchgear. Neil O’Sullivan, NOJA Power Switchgear’s managing director states that the recognition they received for winning the state award significantly contributed to their largest order intake ever in the last quarter of the year.
Winners and finalists of the 21st annual Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards were revealed on Thursday 21st October, with Premier Anna Bligh quoting, “We know that exporting is vital to Queensland’s economy and jobs. And we need to continue to look beyond our borders, to grow established relationships and develop new markets to enable our world-class industries to expand and create new jobs.”