Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman Honors Kenneth Thompson, Mustang Sampling/ Valtronics Solutions, Inc., as West Virginia’s Small Business Exporter of the Year.

Kenneth Thompson will be honored during an invite only awards ceremony on Friday, May 6, 2022, at the Robert H. Mollohan Research Center in Fairmont, WV.  National Small Business Week theme highlights the resilience, ingenuity, and creativity of the award, “Building a Better America Through Entrepreneurship.”

Ravenswood, WV – April 08, 2022– Mustang Sampling the innovator of Analytically Accurate® Technology and Solutions within sample conditioning systems and its sister company Valtronics® Solutions a diverse manufacturing and services company within the natural gas, liquefied natural gas, natural gas liquids, and Renewable Natural Gas announces Kenneth Thompson has been awarded Small Business Exporter of the year.  This honor is bestowed up Kenneth Thompson and the sister companies Mustang Sampling and Valtronics by the National Small Business Administration (SBA).

Ken Thompson, President and CEO of Mustang Sampling and Valtronics commented, “It pleases me to know we have a great team of employees contributing each day, enabling Mustang Sampling and Valtronics to operate globally, sustaining continuous growth for over 35 years. This award reflects their ability to navigate through the vexing challenges of the pandemic. We are thrilled the dedication and resilience of the Mustang Sampling and Valtronics’ teams has been recognized as a contributing factor to our nation’s economic comeback.”

Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and part of President Biden’s Cabinet, announced the 2022 Small Business Persons of the Year winners from each of the nation’s 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. All winners will be formally recognized on May 5, 2022 during the National Small Business Week (NSBW) Virtual Summit’s Awards Ceremony.

“I am delighted to recognize our National Small Business Week winners from across the country who have stepped up to build their businesses, create jobs, and power historic recovery over the past year,” Administrator Guzman said. “Entrepreneurs are innovators and creators at their core, delivering the products and services we depend on and making our neighborhoods, towns, and cities more vibrant places to live and work. They give their all to achieve their American dream of business ownership and, by doing so, advance America’s economy and global competitiveness. Our 2022 award winners represent the vibrancy and resiliency of our nation’s 32.5 million small businesses, and I look forward to celebrating these small business giants and the positive impact they have had on lives and livelihoods in communities all across America.”

About Mustang Sampling
Mustang Sampling, LLC is the innovator of Analytically Accurate® solutions within sample conditioning systems. We provide custom solutions of products and services globally to the Natural Gas, Natural Gas Liquids (NGL), Renewable Natural Gas (RNG), Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) industries including Hydrogen Blending and Carbon Sequestration. Mustang Sampling continues to pioneer integrated control systems, allowing our customers to maintain phase stability from sample extraction at the source through sample analysis. Our products are continuously improved and subjected to the highest quality standards which provides our customers with the best sample conditioning solutions.

About Valtronics
Valtronics® Solutions is a diverse manufacturing and services company within the natural gas, liquefied natural gas, natural gas liquids, petroleum, and chemical industries. We provide skids including gas measurement and control systems, monitoring equipment, automation, cabinets, and complete analyzer buildings. Our service technicians are fully trained in equipment diagnostics and troubleshooting, and are capable of rebuilding valves in the field. With over 250 years of skilled experience, our company is dedicated to exceeding customer expectations when fulfilling their needs. Our dedicated staff has driven sustained growth with thousands of customers depending on Valtronics’ products and services globally.

About the U.S. Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration helps power the American dream of business ownership. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow, or expand their businesses, or recover from a declared disaster. It delivers services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit