Nanomechanics Inc. Receives 2016 Governor’s Award for Trade Excellence

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development presents Nanomechanics with the GATE award

Nanomechanics Inc., a leading provider of innovative tools that enable users to understand, evaluate, and test the mechanical performance of materials at the micro- and nano- levels, today announced it was awarded the 2016 Governor’s Award for Trade Excellence (GATE) by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development. GATE spotlights Tennessee companies that expand the state’s role in global markets.

The GATE Award honors small, medium and large sized companies that have achieved excellence in engaging in global trade. The winners will be presented their awards on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 at the 63rd Annual Governor’s Conference on Economic and Community Development during the Governor’s Luncheon.

We are honored to be recognized for our continued growth in exports. Nanomechanics is fortunate to have the assistance of local, state, and federal resources who have helped accelerate our growth, and we are proud to be part of the success of the State of Tennessee in serving a worldwide marketplace.

John Swindeman, CEO at Nanomechanics Inc.

Nanomechanics currently has 16 distributors in 20 countries, which is allowing their products to be available throughout Asia, Europe, North and South America.

For more information on the capabilities of the nano-indentation instrumentation offered by Nanomechanics or the extensive array of cost-effective nano-scale indentation and nano-mechanical test data that are available through the Nanomechanics, Inc. Service Lab, visit

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