GRANDVILLE, Mich. - X-Rite, Incorporated, a global leader in color-management technology, received the president's "E Star" Award for outstanding performance in increasing exports. The award recognizes continued export growth over the subsequent three years (2002-2004). U.S. Congressman Vern Ehlers of Michigan and Deputy Director General, U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, Tom McGinty, presented the award.

X-Rite serves more than 100 countries from its 20 offices in Europe, Asia and the Americas. The company's Web site and internal newsletter are translated into nine languages.