MANCHESTER, Conn – Scan-Optics, LLC, a leader in document processing and imaging solutions and services for over 40 years, has received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Center for Women & Enterprise Certification Committee, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
“We are pleased to receive this important certification by WBENC and we are honored to be a part of this great organization that promotes and fosters growth for women-owned businesses,” said Lynn Tilton, founder and CEO of Patriarch Partners, whose investment funds are the majority owners of Scan-Optics. “We look forward to building a more expansive relationship with WBENC as we certify more of our portfolio companies and build our own diversity programs within our businesses, creating a network of depth and breadth.”
“We are excited to have recently certified Scan-Optics as a Women Business Enterprise and to have them as a new member of The Center for Women & Enterprise,” said Susan Rittscher, CEO & President of The Center for Women & Enterprise. “We know that the many corporate and government organizations committed to providing opportunities for women-owned businesses will benefit from Scan-Optics receiving this important designation.”
WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by The Center for Women & Enterprise Certification Committee is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and a site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women. According to the WBENC, 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.