Greensboro, NC, December 11, 2006 --(PR.com
)-- Paula Turner, president and CEO of Lexair Electronics Sales Corporation, has announced that the company has been certified as a woman-owned business by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). The WBENC certification is one of the most widely recognized and respected certifications in the nation, with over 700 major corporations across the nation, as well as a number of federal and government agencies receiving this prestigious recognition.
Lexair, which provides leading distribution for Plantronics headset equipment to both regional and national clients, was recognized for its growth and success under the leadership of president and CEO Paula Turner. Under her guidance, the company has received a number of awards, including the Top 500 Women Owned Business in the U.S. and the Top 50 Small Business in North Carolina, each awarded by Diversitybusiness.com. Lexair has increased its revenues each year since its inception, allowing the company the recent opportunity to expand to a new corporate location in Greensboro and a satellite office in Chicago.
“I am honored to receive this prestigious award, especially given the distinguished company in which I am receiving it, company that includes many of our nation’s most integral and influential women,” said Turner.
About Women’s Business Enterprise National Council:
Founded in 1997, the Women’s Business Enterprise Council the nation’s leading advocate of women-owned businesses as suppliers to America’s corporations. It is also the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. The organization is dedicated to advancing the success and opportunities of certified women’s business organizations, government agencies and corporate members in partnerships with its affiliated women’s business organizations. WBENC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. For more information, visit http://www.wbenc.org.
About Lexair Electronics Sales Corporation:
Lexair Electronic Sales Corporation is a WBENC certified woman-owned business and leading stocking distributor of Plantronics headsets. Representing the only WBENC certified Plantronics POD, the company provides state-of-the-art communications equipment including headsets, telephones, audio conferencing equipment and related telephone peripherals, as well as an expertise in enterprise support and solutions. Originally formed in 1998, the company now represents one of North Carolina’s leading industry providers for new product sales, warranty and repair services, customer specific stocking programs, product lifecycle management, direct commodity fulfillment and automated electronic catalog development for buyerless purchasing. Headquartered in Greensboro, N.C., their customers range from large fortune 100 companies and the U.S. government to small business end users and resellers. Lexair is EDI enabled and an active Ariba, e2open and EXOSTAR network supplier. For more information, visit http://www.lexairsales.com.
About Plantronics, Inc.:
Plantronics, Inc. is the world's leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lightweight communication headset products. A publicly held company (NYSE: PLT) headquartered in Santa Cruz, CA with offices in 20 different countries, Plantronics has become the headset of choice for mission-critical applications such as air traffic control, 911 dispatch, and the New York Stock Exchange. Today, Sound Innovation (TM) is the basis for every Plantronics product built for the office, contact center, personal mobile, entertainment and residential markets. The company's brands include Plantronics, Altec Lansing, Clarity, and Volume Logic.
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