SALINE –  Akervall Technologies has been selected the 2019 “Michigan SBDC Best Small Business of the Year” by Michigan Celebrates Small Business, a small-business awards program. Michigan Small Business Development Center is managing partner of the program.

Akervall will receive the prestigious award at MCSB’s 15th annual awards ceremony, Wednesday, May 8, in Lansing. MCSB will recognize 86 of the 600 companies that were nominated for the 2019 awards based on their growth and contributions to Michigan’s economy.

Akervall manufactures ultra-thin, impression-less, custom-fit mouthguards for the sports, dentistry, military and hospital markets. The USA-made mouthguards are sold in approximately 50 countries. 

Founders of Michigan Celebrates Small Business are Michigan Small Business Development Center, Michigan Economic Development Corporation, U.S. Small Business Administration – Michigan, Edward Lowe Foundation, Michigan Business Network and Small Business Association of Michigan. Founding sponsors are Michigan Economic Development Corporation, PNC Bank, AF Group and Dynamic Edge Inc. 

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