Swenson was presented with an Export Leadership Award at EXPONOR 2017, a major international exhibition on technology and innovation in the mining and industrial sectors held in Antofagasta, Chile in May 2017. U.S. Ambassador to Chile, Carol Perez, presented the award at a ceremony held at Hotel Antofagasta during the week of the exhibition.
The award recognized Swenson for “exemplary leadership in exporting U.S.-made products and services to Chile”. Swenson has supplied crystallization and evaporation equipment into Chile since the 1950s for various applications.