Atlanta, GA, August 21, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Mills Specialty Metals, a manufacturer and installer of custom architectural metal components for use in commercial and residential buildings, has been certified by the WBENC as a National Women's Business Enterprise. This national certification recognizes Mills Specialty Metals as a company that is majority owned and controlled by women or a woman, a significant designation frequently required for obtaining government and corporate contracts.
"We're thrilled with the company's first year; this just makes it that much better," notes business owner Ginny Rainey. "Mills Specialty Metals has the expertise needed to meet and exceed our clients' needs-our team has completed more than 300 projects for higher education, government, commercial and residential customers. Thanks to the WBENC's stringent requirements and the WBE certification, we are able to help customers effectively achieve their hiring goals and contract requirements."
Regarding the certification, vice president of operations and minority owner Brian Harkins notes, "We're honored to have received this designation from WBENC, an organization that is highly respected and known for their effective promotion of women-owned businesses."
In order to achieve WBENC Certification, women-owned businesses must pass a rigorous, multi-faceted business application and review process conducted by a trained certification review committee and a site visit administered by one of WBENC's regional partner organizations. The WBENC gold standard of certification is nationally accepted by major corporations and government entities.
Learn more about Mills Specialty Metals at http://MillsSpecialtyMetals.com or call 678-384-7040.
About Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)
The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is the nation's largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC, a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, is a resource for more than 700 U.S. companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC's certification as an integral part of their diversity programs. For more information, please visit http://www.wbenc.org.
About Mills Specialty Metals, LLC
Based in Atlanta, Ga., Mills Specialty Metals is an architectural specialty metal company that designs, fabricates and installs custom architectural and industrial metal products in residential and commercial applications, and specializes in cleaning and preserving metal work in a variety of environments. Capabilities include small, unique jobs as well as large, complex commercial metal work projects. Working with stainless steel, mild steel, aluminum, copper and bronze, MSM provides quality workmanship at highly-competitive prices.