Evans Adhesive Receives Women’s Business Enterprise Certification Renewal for a 3rd Straight Year

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Ongoing Dedication to Diversity; Evans is Again Conferred Official Status as Women-Owned Business

Evans Adhesive Corporation, Ltd., one of America’s leading manufacturers of industrial adhesives, has been granted a renewal for the third straight year certifying that it is a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Ohio River Valley Women’s Business Council, a regional certifying partner of Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

WBENC is currently the largest third-party certifier in the United States of businesses that are at least 51% owned, operated, and controlled by women or a woman. The certification by WBENC, carried out by the Ohio River Valley Women’s Business Council, entails a site inspection as well as a comprehensive review of the entire business. WBENC works to promote women-owned businesses, thus opening new channels of revenue and creating partnerships and opportunities that fuel the economy.

“Our continued re-certification confirms how we’ve been doing business for several years, and reflects a commitment by our ownership and employees. By doing business with Evans, you’re supporting diversity in the marketplace and in your own company,” said Tammy Schueler, CFO for Evans Adhesive. She continued, “Depending on your status, doing business with Evans as a certified women-owned supplier may provide additional benefits to your company.”

To learn more about the benefits of working with a women-owned business, visit http://www.wbenc.org.

About Evans Adhesive

Evans Adhesive Corporation, Ltd. (http://www.evansadhesive.com) – a women-owned business and certified Women’s Business Enterprise, was founded in 1900 and incorporated in 1902 as The Commercial Paste Company. It has been in the Evans family since 1920 and is one of America’s leading manufacturers of industrial adhesives. With headquarters centrally located in Columbus, Ohio, and additional manufacturing facilities in Rancho Cucamonga, California, the company provides service on a national basis. Evans has a well-established reputation in the industry, with an emphasis on customer satisfaction, product quality and timely delivery. Its array of capabilities is broad and includes pressure-sensitive hot melts, polyamides, APAO, EVA packaging hot melts, and various water-based, palletizing, and Graphic Arts as well as Outdoor Advertising adhesive applications. Evans is a member of the Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC), the leading industry member group that includes manufacturers of adhesives and sealants, plus industry suppliers, ranging from privately held companies to multinational corporations. Rusty Thompson, Evans’ President and CEO, now serves as ASC’s Past Board Chairman. Evans is also a member of the Composite Can & Tube Institute ™ and the Drywall Finishing Council.

About WBENC

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (http://www.wbenc.com) is the nation’s largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for more than 1,000 U.S. companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity program.

About The Ohio River Valley Women’s Business Council (ORV-WBC)

The ORV-WBC provides a national, premier WBENC certification to women-owned companies in Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia. Major corporations and government agencies utilize the WBENC organization as a clearinghouse for women suppliers seeking procurement opportunities. Currently, over 795 women-owned companies are certified through the Ohio River Valley region.

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