Bournemouth exhibitor Riverdale Mills Corporation has received the Global Trade Award by the US-based Associated Industries of Massachusetts International Business Council (AIM-IBC). The award recognises companies that ‘demonstrate excellence in international trade and set the standard for global business’.

“We are delighted to honour the achievements of Riverdale Mills, a company that sets the standard for global business. We applaud their innovative products and global initiatives, and their ability to strategically and successfully serve industries overseas,” said Richard Lord, President and CEO of AIM. “Firms like Riverdale Mills are making a significant contribution to Massachusetts’ reputation as a world trade leader.”
Riverdale Mills Corporation sources the very finest steel, creates its proprietary PVC coating in-house, and operates its own innovative and advanced manufacturing line to create high-quality engineered, galvanised and PVC-coated wire mesh fabrics for the marine, aquaculture, security, farming and construction industries.

“For over 35 years, Riverdale Mills has produced technologically advanced and sustainable premium products in the US for industries across the globe,” said Riverdale Mills CEO James Knott Jr. “We are proud to be recognised as a key contributor to the global economy and a partner to our valued customers, many of which are attending this year’s Skipper Expo Int. Bournemouth.”

Riverdale’s marquee product Aquamesh®, is a unique, marine-grade welded wire mesh. It is a durable, flexible, rust-proof and corrosion-resistant wire mesh product that is specifically designed to withstand the harshest subsea conditions. It is used worldwide to build lobster traps, crab pots, oyster and shellfish trays, and conch and whelk trays.

Founded in 1980, Riverdale Mills produces over 3,500 configurations of superior welded wire mesh at the company’s sole manufacturing facility in Massachusetts, USA.