SAGINAW, Mich. – Committed to both the water and manufacturing sectors, Duperon Corporation International Market Development Manager Michael Olvera has been elected to serve on the East Michigan District Export Council (DEC), a regional branch of the National Association of District Export Councils. Olvera has been instrumental in leading the company’s international business since 2013, which saw 363% growth year-over-year in 2023. He was appointed by U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and will serve a four-year term effective as of January 1, 2024.

“Joining the East Michigan DEC is truly a pinnacle of my career as a water industry professional,” said Olvera. “I have worked at Duperon for almost 20 years, dedicating myself to the critical role water plays in our daily lives. Our mission resonates deeply with me, and I look forward to how this new role will allow me to advocate for both our region, as well as our industry as a whole, making a difference for people, water and the planet."