“Recognition by the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce opens up additional contracting and partnering opportunities for Peachtree. said Kay Stewart, CEO of PTI.
Johns Creek, GA (PRWEB) February 15, 2012
Peachtree Telecommunications International, LLC (PTI), a turnkey communications integrator serving wireless, cable and security telecommunications infrastructures for digital video, audio, and data applications, received Federal (EDWOSB) Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned Small Business certification under the Small Business Administration federal Contracting Program, by the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce, an approved third-party Federal Government Contracting Program certifier.
With this recognition PTI becomes fully eligible to participate in the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contract program, which is administered by the U.S. Small Business Administration. This program authorizes federal government contracting officers to limit or set aside the applicability of certain requirements women-owned small businesses (WOSBs) and economically disadvantaged women-owned small businesses (EDWOSBs) competing for federal contracting opportunities.
Under the WOSB Program a contracting officer may set aside a requirement for WOSBs if:
- The North American Industry Classification Systems (NAICS) code assigned to the solicitation, invitation for bid, or quote is in an industry in which SBA has designated those WOSBs or EDWOSBs are substantially underrepresented.
- The contracting officer has a reasonable expectation that two or more WOSBs or EDWOSBs will submit offers. This is sometimes referred to as the “rule of two.”
- The anticipated award price of the contract does not exceed $5 million in the case of manufacturing contracts and $3 million in the case of all other contracts.
- In the estimation of the contracting officer, the contract can be awarded at a fair and reasonable price.
“Recognition by the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce opens up additional contracting and partnering opportunities for Peachtree. said Kay Stewart, CEO of PTI. "We thank the Chamber for their efforts and the meticulous manner in which they scrutinize all companies who wish to achieve this designation."
About Peachtree Telecommunications International, LLC.
Peachtree Telecommunications International, LLC , a nationally certified woman owned communications integrator, focuses on integrating complex solutions within the transportation, oil and gas, public safety, municipal, campus, military and federal governments arenas with the inevitable convergence of enterprise networking. wireless and cable infrastructures by providing both turnkey services and products. PTI maintains its corporate headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia and occupies multiple warehouses in excess of 100,000 square feet located in five separate locations throughout the US.
PTI is registered as a vendor and is nationally certified as a Women's Business Enterprise (WBE), and/or Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) in states, counties, cities, 30 state DOTs, ports, mass transits, utilities and other agencies across the country. PTI is a member of the National Telecommunications Corporations of America (NTCA), Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE), the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI), the United Telecommunications Council (UTC), Intelligent Transportation Engineers (ITE), the United States Telecommunications Association (USTA), and the ASIS International organization for security professionals. Visit http://www.peachtreetelecom.com.