ARLINGTON, VA (April 17, 2018)—Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, LLC (ACT I), an industry-leading provider of Total Acquisition Management and Foreign Military Sales solutions, today announced that it achieved Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) Global Defense Program (GDP) status.
The GDP is a one-year program designed to assist well-established Aerospace and Defense companies diversify their international business base through the identification of potential new markets and business partners, along with the development of market entry strategies. Eligibility is determined by interested businesses meeting both quantitative and qualitative selection criteria.
“ACT I’s acceptance into this program allows us to leverage and further cultivate our existing Allied partner customer base into new, strategic markets which will aid in achieving our corporate growth goals,” said Mr. Michael Niggel, ACT I CEO.
“We are excited to work with a company at the forefront of expanding management services to the foreign market place,” said Paul Grossman, Vice President of International Trade at VEDP. “As government, military, and commercial organizations continue to seek sophisticated answers to the most complex organizational and engineering problems, we look forward to working with ACT I to explore these growth opportunities across the globe.”
The Commonwealth of Virginia exports more than $34 billion annually in goods and services. Exports of Virginia’s products and services to the world are vital to the growth of the Commonwealth, supporting more than 232,000 jobs and generating more than $2 billion in tax revenue. VEDP International Trade offers numerous programs to assist Virginia companies with selling in the global marketplace and has a network of international market consultants covering more than 70 countries around the globe.
About ACT I
ACT I is an ISO 9001:2015 certified small business delivering mission-critical Total Acquisition Management and Foreign Military Sales solutions to customers across the globe. We are retained by the U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Health Agency, Department of Homeland Security and other Federal Agencies, and allied partners to support their most complex programs in the areas of Acquisition Strategy, Program Management, Engineering, Logistics, Healthcare Mission Support, Financial Management, Security and Cyber, Contract Negotiation Support, and Security Cooperation and Assistance services. ACT I is a prime contractor on the following GSA and DoD IDIQ contracts: OASIS Small Business Pool 1, Professional Services Schedule, and Seaport-e. For more information, visit our website at www.act-i.com and follow us on Twitter @ACT_I_LLC.