Unirac recently became part of Hilti, a company that originated and is headquartered in Liechtenstein.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico, July 5, 2012 ó The City of Albuquerque is hosting a delegation from the Principality of Liechtenstein in its continuing efforts to bolster international business in Albuquerque.
Ambassadors Claudia Fritsche and Shirin R. Tahir-Kheli will join City officials in a tour of local firm Unirac from 10 a.m. to noon tomorrow. Unirac recently became part of Hilti, a company that originated and is headquartered in Liechtenstein.
"I'm very excited to have this delegation here in Albuquerque. The local assets we have here truly complement the capabilities of the various companies based out of Liechtenstein," Mayor Richard J. Berry said. "I'd like to see more collaboration and direct investment emerge from this partnership we are developing."
Unirac President and CEO Peter Lorenz agrees. "We are excited to have the Ambassadors and City of Albuquerque officials here. Unirac proves that innovation, sound business practice and unwavering commitment to customer service can result in great business success. We at Unirac are proud of our Albuquerque and New Mexico roots," Lorenz stated.
Ambassador Fritsche stated, "Unirac recently became part of the Hilti group, a company that was founded and is headquartered in Liechtenstein and has become a global leader in producing equipment for the construction industry. I am visiting Unirac to learn more about its products and to highlight not only Liechtenstein's continued interest in investing in the United States but to build awareness about Liechtenstein's diversified economy with manufacturing as its largest sector"
In addition to the tour, City officials will meet with Ambassador Fritsche to explore other potential business partnerships and investment opportunities between the City of Albuquerque and the Principality of Liechtenstein.
About Unirac, Inc.®
Unirac, a Hilti Group Company, is North America's leading provider of infrastructure for solar power systems. Recognized as an industry innovator on both the product and process side, Unirac is one of the fastest growing companies in the solar industry. Unirac has achieved certifications for both ISO 9001:2008 for QMS and ISO 14001:2004 for EMS. Its industrial-grade solar mount solutions meet 'Made in America', 'Buy American', ARRA and Ontario Power Authority FIT and microFIT criteria.
For more information about Unirac, please visit http://www.unirac.com.