KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Bio-Microbics Inc. participated in a panel discussion hosted by the International Trade Council of Greater Kansas City and the World Trade Center of Kansas City, according to a press release.

Bio-Microbics has sold its products into the Canadian market via distributor(s) for over 18 years, stated the release.

The event entitled, “Canada and Kansas City: A relationship that matters,” discussed how Canada and the U.S. share the world’s largest and most comprehensive trading relationship, and the event highlighted the high volume of bilateral trade — the equivalent of $1.6 billion per day in goods according to the U.S. State Department — as well as in people-to-people contact, reported the release.

On Sept. 17 following the opening remarks from Jim Heeter, president and CEO of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, as well as two video presentations produced by Invest in Canada and Ag Canada, the “Doing Business with Canada” Panel Discussion focused on trade issues affecting U.S. and Canada; two issues mentioned impacting the water industry were the KXL pipeline and the U.S./Canada regulations involved, noted the release.

“We are honored to participate in this event. We believe that our world-class, advanced wastewater and stormwater treatment systems address a multitude of water needs in Canada and are critical to a sustainable future for better water management worldwide,” said Bio-Microbics Senior Director of Operations Paul Flynn. “The people, products and policies of Bio-Microbics all lead to the most advanced wastewater treatment in Canada. “We look forward to continuing this important relationship.”

You can find the release here.