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PMC SMART Solutions earns WBE Certification

CINCINNATI, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PMC SMART Solutions has achieved certification as a woman-owned business by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, the global injection molder and contract manufacturer offers complete design, engineering and project management integration from plastic molding through packaging.

"PMC is really a part of my DNA," shared Lisa Jennings, PMC SMART Solutions' president, CEO and majority owner. Jennings is a fourth-generation leader of the company that's roots were established by her great-grandfather during the Great Depression. "PMC has evolved since its origins in manufacturing early plastics like Bakelite; we've become an industry leader in developing and supplying complex, hyper-precision molding and contract assembly solutions. Achieving certification as a woman-owned business is just one more way we're evolving with our customers and their changing needs."

Many large businesses and government agencies have committed to promote diversity in the marketplace by building strong, collaborative relationships with minority- and women-owned businesses for a percentage of the business they conduct.

PMC is a contract manufacturer for some of the world's largest Tier 1 automotive and global medical device OEMs. It specializes in high-precision, high-temperature engineering solutions for these highly-regulated industries.

Jennings added that customers have been very supportive, advocating for the company's pursuit of WBE certification. "We can now proudly empower customers to achieve their economic inclusion objectives with a longtime proven partner. We're also excited for the new doors our certification will open for our business."

About WBENC

The Women's Business Enterprise 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 U.S. companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC's certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs. For more information, visit www.wbenc.org.

About PMC SMART Solutions

Founded in 1929, PMC SMART Solutions is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, with locations in Shelbyville, Ind.; Detroit, Mich.; Guanajuato, Mexico; and Wiesau, Germany. PMC has a strong history of creating plastic-based products in highly-regulated environments and is a contract manufacturer for 10 of the top global Tier 1 automotive manufacturers and seven of the world's largest medical device OEMs. PMC is a certified women-owned business by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). For more information, visit www.pmcsmartsolutions.com.  

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