Taurus Firearms International Honored with International Commerce Award
MIAMI, FL –-(AmmoLand.com)- Taurus International is proud to announce that it received the International Commerce Award from the Beacon Council at a banquet gathering on April 7, 2010.
The Beacon Council annually honors Miami-Dade County’s most prominent businesses and organizations for their significant contributions to the local economy. Beacon Award honorees excelled in the areas of job creation, business expansion, corporate citizenship and leadership.
In a reception attended by more than 750 people, Bob Morrison, President and CEO of Taurus International, accepted the award on behalf of Taurus’ employees in Miami and Brazil.
“This award recognizes the efforts Taurus has made to blend into the complex structure of Miami-Dade County,” said Morrison. “To be recognized as the leader in International Commerce is very meaningful. Our expansion in the community gives us the opportunity to place more and more employees at Taurus and allows us to adopt them and their families into our wonderful firm. The strong growth and extension of our business has been an exciting chapter in our history and this recognition by the Beacon Council is very rewarding.”
The Beacon Council, Miami-Dade County's official economic development partnership, is a not-for-profit, public-private organization that focuses on job creation and economic growth by coordinating community-wide programs; promoting minority business and urban economic revitalization; providing assistance to local businesses in their expansion efforts; and marketing Greater Miami throughout the world. For more information, visit www.beaconcouncil.com.
Beginning as a small tool manufacturer in Porto Alegre, Brazil over sixty years ago, Taurus has become a diversified, international company celebrating resounding success as one of the world’s leading small arms manufacturers. In 1941 the company produced its first revolver, and in 1984 changed the industry forever by offering customers an unqualified LIFETIME REPAIR POLICY, posting record growth every year since. For more information about Taurus and its complete line of products, visit www.taurususa.com.