Gold Eagle Co. Recognized as a Winner of the 2013 Illinois Export Awards

August 3, 2013 (CHICAGO, IL) — Gold Eagle® Co., an industry pioneer of aftermarket fluids and additives and maker of STA-BIL®, 303® Products, HEET® and START YOUR ENGINES!®, today announced it is a 2013 recipient of the Governor’s Export Awards recognized by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity as an Exporter of Continuing Excellence. The Company received the award during an awards reception at the Union League Club of Chicago held on July 31, 2013. Illinois Governor Pat Quinn presented the award to Gold Eagle executives.

“This is a tremendous honor for all of us here at Gold Eagle Co. being an Illinois-based company for more than 80 years. Since 1932, our products have been protecting, preserving and ensuring the performance of large and small engines here in the US and elsewhere in the world,” said Marc Blackman, President and CEO of Gold Eagle Co. “I want to thank Governor Quinn and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity for recognizing the hard work our employees dedicate to building our exporting efforts and market/ brand presence.”

“It’s important to recognize the contribution Illinois exporters are making to the economic health of our state,” said Governor Quinn. “Small and medium-sized companies like those honored play a vital role in creating millions of jobs and driving economic growth in Illinois.” (Reprinted from a recent news release dated 7-31-12 announcing the 2013 award recipients.)

Gold Eagle Co.’s achievements in utilizing innovative international marketing strategies have led to four years of dynamic export expansion. The Company continues to demonstrate its ability to overcome export barriers and currently, sells products in more than 45 countries and on five continents.

In 2012 Gold Eagle Co. was named a recipient of the prestigious President’s “E” Award for Exports, as recognized by the U.S. Department of Commerce for demonstrating a sustained increased in export sales over several years. Gold Eagle Co. was among 41 U.S. companies honored.

To learn more about Gold Eagle products or to locate a nearby retail store where Gold Eagle products are sold, please visit www.goldeagle.com.

About Gold Eagle Co.

Since 1932 Gold Eagle ® Co. has been an industry pioneer in the production and distribution of aftermarket fluids and additives. We create products that help preserve, protect and enhance the performance of engines everywhere. We are a leader in the product development, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of branded engine performance and maintenance chemicals. Privately held and based in Chicago, Gold Eagle Co. is the manufacturer of leading brands, including STABIL ® Fuel Stabilizer and Ethanol Treatments, 303® Products, a premium line of surface protectants and cleaners, HEET®Gas-Line Antifreeze, NO-LEAK® Treatments, 104+®Octane Boost, Start Your Engines® and DieselPower!® Diesel Additives. To view our complete line of Gold Eagle products or learn more about the Company, please visit www.goldeagle.com or call 800-621-1251. # # #

All trademarks, service marks and trade names, including STA-BIL ® , 303 ® Products, HEET ® , START YOUR ENGINES! ® , NO LEAK ® , ALUMASEAL ® , GOLD EAGLE ® , DIESEL POWER! ® , GOLDEN TOUCH ® , 104 ® and CoolRidesOnline ® used herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of Gold Eagle Co. The aforesaid families of related marks, images and symbols are the exclusive properties and trademarks of Gold Eagle Co. Any other product or company names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.

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