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The National Award Goes To...!

Updated: Aug 24, 2021

Yul Park, CEO and President of Route66 International

When starting a business, it is never known what the future may hold and thus, you must make the most out of what you have. Setting a goal to aim towards and persevering through tough times is what keeps people going.

The U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is the only federal agency that is dedicated to the growth of minority businesses around the nation in conjunction with their partner, Business Outreach Center Network (BOC)that supports minority and women owned businesses; supporting in various business aspects to help their clients become the best they can be

On May 13th, at the 5th Annual Atlanta MBDA Advanced Manufacturing Center's Annual National MBE Manufacturers Summit 2021; Route 66 International Inc. received the prestigious “Breaking the Mold Manufacturing Award.” This national award signifies the use of innovative technologies in the manufacturing industry and embodies the pioneer spirit as groundbreaking designs are further used to enhance businesses.

The Breaking the Mold Manufacturing Award was graciously accepted by Yul Park and Monica Lee of Route 66 International Inc. Not only is this a high achievement for the company but for everyone at Route 66 as well. Being able to operate during the pandemic of COVID is no easy feat, but with the hard work of everyone at the company made things possible.

"The award has a special meaning to us because at the very beginning we didn't know how to start a business and things were difficult, but the entrepreneurial spirit of Route 66, an important highway in the U.S., has propelled us to move forward." - Yul Park, Monica Lee


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