Missouri Company Earns Top Export Award in Washington DC


Masterclock, a Missouri-based manufacturer of precision timing systems and equipment, was presented with the President’s “E” Award for Exports during a ceremony in Washington D.C.  The award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon had previously recognized Masterclock as the 2014 Missouri Exporter of the Year.

“A prime example of those products made by Missouri small businesses are the world-class precision instruments manufactured in St. Charles by Masterclock,” Nixon said. “Everyone at Masterclock should be proud of this Presidential recognition of their export leadership and innovation, just as Missourians can be proud that this industry leader calls the Show Me State home.”

“We’re grateful for all of the assistance we’ve received from U.S. Commercial Services in St. Louis and their overseas offices alongside the team at the Missouri Department of Economic Development International Trade Office in identifying international opportunities and ensuring we’re well-positioned to pursue and close them,” Masterclock President and CEO John Clark said. “”Our export success demonstrates that our products are competing and winning in the global marketplace.”

Masterclock manufactures a variety of equipment designed to keep both facilities and people synchronized, with applications ranging from ensuring television studios make smooth programming transitions to providing precise counts for spacecraft launch operations. Some of the company’s top-tier customers include Formula One, SpaceX, Microsoft, Facebook and General Electric.