IMLAY CITY, Mich., April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Imlay City Molded Products, Inc. (ICMP), a manufacturer and supplier of injection molded plastic parts for a wide range of industries, announced it has earned national certification as a Women's Business Enterprise by the Great Lakes Women's Business Council (GLWBC), a regional certifying partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
"As a company that views quality and customer satisfaction as the cornerstone of our business, we are proud to be recognized by the WBENC as a Women's Business Enterprise," said Coleen Felstow, president and general manger, ICMP. "We recognize the commitment to supplier diversity that is embraced by corporations and government agencies today. With this certification, ICMP can help add to the diversity represented in the supply chain."
A shareholder since the company's founding in 2000, Felstow became majority shareholder in August 2016 and immediately began the WBE certification process to expand opportunities for the company.
WBENC's national standard of certification implemented by the GLWBC 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 suppliers, corporations and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier diversity programs.
ICMP offers a wide range of injection molded plastic parts and services for the automotive, recreational vehicle (RV), defense, dunnage and consumer product industries. Offering both low- and high-volume production, the company can provide prototype molding and full run parts production via its 11 injection molding machines with press sizes ranging from 75-ton to 1000-ton.
Among ICMP's top customers are Dometic, Stanley Black & Decker/Emhart, and several automakers and their suppliers. The company has produced everything from large hood vent covers and fan blades for RVs, to foot rests and core headlight beam housings for Honda and various parts for Ford, Chrysler and General Motors.
ICMP is ISO 9001:2008 certified and fully versed in the Production Part Approval Process (PPAP). Running three shifts, five days a week, the company provides fast and efficient delivery, plus around the clock shipping and receiving, to meet its customers' needs.
Located in Imlay City, Mich., ICMP is a plastic injection molder that has been providing customers in a variety of industries – including automotive, recreational vehicle (RV), defense, dunnage and consumer product – with high-quality, cost-efficient plastic parts since 2000. The company prides itself on workmanship, timeliness and quality, and can take projects from initial design through production. Whether it's injection molding, assembly, mold design, part engineering or flow analysis, ICMP and its tool shop partners can fulfill a wide variety of project needs. To learn more about ICMP, please visit http://www.imlaycitymolded.com/
Founded in 1997, WBENC is the nation's leader in women's business development and the leading third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women, with more than 13,000 certified Women's Business Enterprises, 14 national Regional Partner Organizations, and over 300 Corporate Members. More than 1,000 corporations representing America's most prestigious brands as well as many states, cities, and other entities accept WBENC Certification. For more information, visit www.wbenc.org.
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