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Norwegian Refugee Council USA

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About Founded in 1946, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is one of the world’s most respected international humanitarian organizations. With more than 6,000 dedicated employees around the world, we work to help people forced to flee. We provide food assistance, clean water, shelter, legal aid and education to six million refugees and internally displaced people. With projects across 32 countries, we meet urgent needs and help create a future for people forced from their homes. What we do We deliver high-quality humanitarian assistance where needs are greatest. Through our programmes we provide assistance to prevent further displacement and contribute to […]

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SimIS

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Since 2007, SimIS has been a pioneer in the modeling and simulation community, creating a bridge between traditional Cyber Security services and responsive, simulated architecture design. As an 8a Veteran-Owned Small Business, SimIS has experienced rapid growth in the public service sector, laying the framework for much of the modeling and simulation focus currently sweeping through the Department of Defense. Through integrated architecture design, a unique systems to systems approach, and continued persistence in providing customers with exceptional products and services, SimIS has established itself at the forefront of emerging government contractors. Our company’s consistent drive to improve and perfect its offerings […]

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STATOIL

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Formed in 1972, Statoil is a technology-focused international energy company primarily focused on upstream oil and gas operations.  Today Statoil is the world’s seventh-largest international oil company with over 20,000 employees across 37 countries, global production of around 2 million barrels of oil equivalent per day, and is an industry leader in applying technology to create innovative and responsible solutions for the world’s energy needs. Over the past decade, Statoil has expanded its US operations and is now the third-largest overseas investor in the US upstream oil and gas sector. From our US headquarters in Houston, we oversee a portfolio […]

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Norway Creates Jobs in the US

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Norway Creates Jobs in the US The Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce Mid-Atlantic Chapter interviewed Ms Nina Langli from the Norwegian Embassy on April 29, to discuss the project “Norway Creates Jobs in the US” to get a better understanding of the project and who the beneficiaries are. Nina Langli works as a project manager at the Norwegian Embassy and is in collaboration with the Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce, Innovation Norway, Norwegian American Defense Industry Council, the Consul Generals, INTSOK and the Seafood Council conducting a project about Norway’s standing as a substantial investor in the US. For this […]

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KONGSBERG

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For this month’s member spotlight, NACC MA sat down with Mr. Vidar Skjelstad from KONGSBERG to talk about the company’s mission and ambitions, as well as KONGSBERG’s 200th year anniversary and its relationship with NACC MA. KONGSBERG is an international knowledge-based group that supplies high-technology systems and solutions to customers in the oil and gas industry, the merchant marine, and the defense and aerospace industries. Their products, ranging from offshore supplies used in the deepest oceans to satellites used in space, all have the same mission – to support their customers in extreme environments and with extreme performances. KONGSBERG, founded […]

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Einar I. Gustafson

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Mr. Einar Irgens Gustafson works for Innovation Norway and is the Counselor for Defense Industry Cooperation at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington, DC, a board member of the Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce, Mid-Atlantic Chapter (NACCMA), and a strong supporter of the DC-based Norwegian American Defense and Homeland Security Industry Council (NADIC). Mr. Gustafson brings valuable experience to NACCMA. After completing his Master’s of Science in Marine Technology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, he went on to the United States to attend Florida Atlantic University where he studied Submarine Robotics, and completed his second Master’s […]

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BAO Systems

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BAO Systems was founded in 2012. They have staff and consultants in Europe, Africa and Asia, and their headquarters is located in Arlington, Virginia. Their team possesses technical expertise in application development and hosting, as well as being versed in governance and compliance, and data and information security. BAO Systems strives to establish and develop lasting solutions that benefit and impact the local community. Their primary purpose is enabling health information system technology to improve lives, provide better care, and offer health insights. The managed hosting solutions they provide are mostly based upon Open Source software, such as District Health […]

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Katharina Brekke Powers

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Vandeventer Black was established in 1883 and is now an international business law firm that covers all sectors, some of which include regular business transaction, government contracts, labor, immigration, and tax. The firm employs 75 attorneys, and Katharina Brekke Powers is one of them. Many of Mrs. Powers’s clients are Scandinavian or northern European, which is a specialty of Vandeventer Black. They have 5 office locations in the United States and a satellite office in Hamburg, GA. The Chamber interviewed Katharina, a native Norwegian, for our January 2014 member spotlight. It is an honor to share with our members a […]

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Bay Diesel

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Bay Diesel, initially a diesel engine sales and service company, was started in 1982 by Mr. Scott Wheeler who had previously worked ten years for Caterpillar, Inc. Today, Bay Diesel has been in business for 30 years, 31 years in February. Bay Diesel is a multifaceted industrial business with several divisions that distribute standby power products used to power institutions like hospitals and banks, the company does maintenance and repairs on ships with up to 100,000 horsepower as an authorized workshop for engine manufacturers, and deal engines made by almost all major engine manufacturers. Bay Diesel is also an authorized […]

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Pratt & Whitney

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The Chamber is pleased to welcome Pratt & Whitney as our new beneficiary corporate member. Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company is a world leader in the design,manufacture and service of civil and military aircraft engines, industrial gas turbines and space propulsion systems. The company has more than 600 customers in 140 countries that operate Pratt & Whitney’s large commercial engines powering more than 30 percent of the world’s passenger aircraft feet. The commercial aircraft engines includes engines for the well known Boeing 747, 757 767 and 777 and Airbus A300, A310, A318, A319, A320, A321, A330 and […]

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