AgriTechnics International was an international marketing and development division of the Palouse EDC serving 19 companies in 12 counties across Washington state.

ATI offered several services to its clients, including:

Market Research Product specific Geographically specific

Identifying and pre-qualifying foreign representation

Mechanics of exporting Financing Transportation Documentation

ATI began operations in 1989 through a cooperative planning process that included the Palouse EDC, the City of Pullman, the Port of Whitman County, the Washington Water Power Company, Eureka Software, the Seattle-based management consulting firm Global Telematics, and numerous small businesses operating in the Palouse Region of Washington State.

ATI provided no-cost and low-cost technical export assistance primarily to manufacturers and suppliers of agricultural production machinery, food processing equipment and technology, and value-added agricultural food products. Services included market research, export counseling, product promotion, and trade facilitation.

In November 1994, ATI was selected as one of ten export assistance programs to receive funding from the State of Washington Departments of Agriculture, and Community, Trade and Economic Development as part of the Local Trade Assistance Network.

Last modified: August 26, 1997