Third Wave Water Brews Success Abroad

Jun 26, 2018 | News, Newsletter

Dan Bowerman
Ohio Development Services Agency

 

 

Third Wave Water in Cedarville, Ohio, has grown its domestic and international market since opening shop in 2016. With the help of the Small Business Development Center Export Assistance Network, the company has been able to reach new customers for its at-home mineral packet used to brew better coffee. Third Wave Water gained the services of an export-oriented intern through a program offered by the Export Assistance Network and the Ohio Development Services Agency, and the owners recently returned from a successful trade mission to China with their SBDC Export Assistance Advisor Kathy Marshalek.

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