Saint Paul Park, Minn. (PRWEB) November 15, 2012
Simek’s, Inc., a business specializing in the creation and distribution of quality frozen meal solutions, received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Development Center - Chicago, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
WBENC’s national standard of certification, implemented by the Women’s Business Development Center – Chicago, is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51 percent owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.
By including women-owned businesses among their vendors, corporations and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier/vendor diversity programs.
“Simek’s is very proud to be recognized as a Women’s Business Enterprise,” said Lindsey Bruber, president and co-owner of Simek’s. “This validation is important to Simek’s and we look forward to the opportunities it will bring in helping us expand our business relationships.”
To learn more about Simek’s, Inc., please visit http://www.simeks.com.
About Simek’s, Inc.
Simek’s, Inc. is a women-owned business that specializes in the development and distribution of its own private-label, quality food products marketed under the Simek’s brand. Its restaurant-quality frozen prepared meals, including fully cooked meatballs, lasagnas, side dishes and appetizers, are designed to satisfy the needs of people with busy lifestyles. Simek’s Meatballs and Simek’s Lasagna are category leaders in Minnesota with expanding distribution to grocery stores throughout the Midwest. The company was founded in 1972 and is based in St. Paul Park, Minn.
The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council is the nation’s largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for the more than 700 US companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC’s certification as an
integral part of their supplier diversity programs.