News Article



June 08 2018

Yorba Linda, CA — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross presented Maxxess Systems with the President’s “E” Certificate for Exports at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., on May 22. The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.


 “Maxxess Systems has demonstrated a sustained commitment to export expansion. The “E” Awards Committee was very impressed with Maxxess Systems consistent growth in percentage of export sales. The company’ customization of products for export markets was also particularly notable. Maxxess Systems’ achievements have undoubtedly contributed to national export expansion efforts that support the U.S. economy and create American jobs,” said Secretary Ross in his congratulatory letter to the company announcing its selection.


MAXXESS SYSTEMS manufactures both traditional access control and a new class of security systems that uniquely empowers and connects your organization. Maxxess provides an adaptable security management platform with the most extensive and seamless set of 3rd party integrations. Maxxess offers an Early Action System that enhances an organization’s ability to assess events early in their development and to provide dynamic insight into them as they evolve.  Its combination of technical and human information resources enables organizations to provide an effective and structured response to inherently unstructured security events.


The best deterrent to emergencies and acts of violence is when people are connected and aware.  Maxxess Systems solutions are Security, Safety & Operational management systems at a cost-effective price.


“We are proud of our exporting growth and the team members responsible for that growth,” said Nancy Islas, Maxxess Systems, President. “We have made long term investments in this area to provide foreign customers with the best experience possible, and we are honored to receive the “E” Award.”


In total, Secretary Ross honored 32 U.S. companies and organizations from across the country with the President’s “E” Award for their role in strengthening the U.S. economy by sharing American ingenuity outside of our borders.


U.S. companies are nominated for the “E” Awards through the Department of Commerce’s U.S. Commercial Service, located within the Department’s International Trade Administration. The U.S. Commercial Service helps U.S. companies expand in international markets by lending their expertise at every stage of the exporting process.


U.S. exports totaled $2.21 trillion in 2016, accounting for nearly 12 percent of U.S. gross domestic product. Exports supported an estimated 11.5 million jobs nationwide in 2015, according to the most recent statistics from the International Trade Administration.


About the “E” Awards

In 1961, President Kennedy signed an executive order reviving the World War II “E” symbol of excellence to honor and provide recognition to America's exporters. Criteria for the award is based on four years of successive export growth and case studies which demonstrate valuable support to exporters resulting in increased exports for the company’s clients. 


For more information about the “E” Awards and the benefits of exporting, visit