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Boeing recognizes Killdeer Mountain Manufacturing

Boeing recognizes Killdeer Mountain Manufacturing

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Killdeer Mountain Manufacturing Inc., a western North Dakota manufacturer in the aerospace and defense industry, was presented with the Excellence in Advocacy Award by the Boeing Co. for creating jobs and economic success in the industry.

KMM, a third-generation, family-owned company that employs 350 people in Killdeer, Dickinson, Hettinger and Regent, makes electronic subassemblies for Boeing.

Don and Patricia Hedger, of Killdeer, founded the company in 1987 and accepted the award April 13 in Seattle, along with Dan Hedger, senior vice president, and Kristin Hedger, vice president for business development.

Boeing recognized KMM’s work to regain lending authority for the Export-Import Bank, which had lapsed for five months. The bank plays a crucial role in financing overseas sales of American companies’ products.

Tim Keating, Boeing’s senior vice president for government operations, said KMM’s efforts helped Boeing to “navigate one of the most challenging sessions of Congress — helping to reauthorize the critical Export-Import Bank, garner funding for key defense programs and protect tax incentives across the country that secure manufacturing jobs.”

“KMM is committed to growing jobs, expanding the economy in North Dakota and in the United States. A functioning Export-Import Bank is critical to facilitating U.S. sales abroad,” Kristin Hedger said.

(Reach Lauren Donovan at 701-220-5511 or lauren@westriv.com.)

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