EFJ, Inc. announced that its Transcrypt International subsidiary has been recognized by the Midwest International Trade Association (MITA) as exporter of the year. MITA, a trade association dedicated to the development and expansion of international trade in the Midwest, presents this award annually to a business that has distinguished itself through outstanding achievement in the global marketplace.

“We are very proud of the outstanding performance by our Transcrypt subsidiary in 2005,” said Michael E. Jalbert, chairman and chief executive officer of EFJ, Inc. “EFJ, Inc. is pleased that MITA has chosen to recognize Transcrypt’s performance in overcoming the many obstacles that a company can face in securing important international government and public safety communications business worldwide,” Jalbert added.