Patriot Taxiway Industries was named Wisconsin’s 2012 Emerging Small Business during the Twenty Seventh Annual Small Business Awards Breakfast on June 1st.The U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) offices in the state of Wisconsin presented Patriot’s owners with the award.

Patriot’s design and development of Light Emitting Diode (LED) and infrared (IR) lighting technologies has led to the company being recognized as one of the leading lighting manufacturers in the U.S. The company’s major clients include the U.S Air Force, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Boeing Company.

“Patriot Taxiway Industries is honored to have been selected as the 2012 Emerging Small Business of Wisconsin” stated Kevin McDermott, Vice President of Business Development.

The Small Business Awards, presented each year by the SBA, play an important part in our efforts to provide recognition and thanks to persons and organizations that are critical to the success of Wisconsin’s small business community. Patriot Taxiway Industries was selected as an example of Wisconsin’s dynamic small business community.

Patriot Taxiway Industries is a lighting systems solution provider located in Lomira, Wisconsin. Our mission is to deliver superior quality Aerospace products and services to our customers and communities through leadership, innovation and partnerships. Our core competency is to design, assemble, test and support lighting systems. We have the distinction of being a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business. We actively recruit veterans to work on our team.

“Patriot Taxiway Industries as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business appreciates the recognition from the SBA and the Wisconsin business community” stated Steven A. Smits President of Patriot Taxiway Industries.