Small Business Exporter

Kenneth Sanchez, President of Chesapeake Specialty Products in Baltimore

In 1989, Ken’s dad bought part of Bethlehem Steel, where their mission was to identify and respond to customer needs, improve existing products, and develop new products. 

Having produces over 20,000 tons of steel abrasives and high density materials per year, currently exporting to over 30 countries. In total, 25% of sales are generated through exporting. 

He serves on the board of the Regional Manufacturing Institute and is a member of the DC Export Council, the Society for Protective Coatings and the American Foundry Society. 



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