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July 30, 2013 > Corbett honors Small Business of the Year award

Corbett honors Small Business of the Year award

Submitted By Sergio Reyes

Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) hosted a "Small Business of the Year" Celebration in Union City on Thursday, July 25th at the Union City City Hall. At the event, Senator Corbett honored family-run PTR Manufacturing, Inc. as the 2013 10th Senate District "Small Business of the Year." Many dignitaries and officials from Bay Area cities attended.

Locally-based PTR Manufacturing Inc., founded in 1994 by Sai La, an immigrant from Vietnam, is a leader in the precision machining industry. With its manufacturing facility in Union City, PTR Manufacturing serves the high tech community in the Silicon Valley and ships products manufactured in California to customers abroad. PTR Manufacturing provides customers with total solutions for machining, sheet metal, welding and assemblies in industries such as Flat Panel Display, Semiconductor, Solar, Automotive and Medical.

Under a second generation of leadership, Phong La, two years old when his family fled Vietnam, represented PTR Manufacturing, accepted the award. He currently serves as Vice President and General Counsel of PTR and is active in many community organizations.

The event was co-sponsored by the City of Union City and the Union City Chamber of Commerce.

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