LENEXA, Kan., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Certified Woman Owned Suppliers are increasingly needed by large corporations, Government and many independent organizations. Kansas City area company DVRG® continues to be highly recognized as a quality supplier candidate. As the only WBENC Certified plastic card provider in the United States, DVRG® continues to move to the forefront of the rapidly growing plastic card market.
DVRG® is the sole WBENC Certified plastic card source. WBENC Certification is considered the "gold standard" of certification due to the rigorous qualification requirements and ongoing validation of WBENC compliance after certification. For additional information visit www.wbenc.org.
DiversityBusiness.com is one of the nation's leading multicultural business websites and has released its 11th Annual listing of the Top 500 Emerging diversity-owned businesses, the Top 50 woman-owned businesses by state and the Top 100 Privately Held Diversity Businesses by state. DVRG® is among those named to each of the categories. "Women-owned businesses contribute over $1.4 trillion in sales to the U.S. economy," said Kenton Clark, CEO of the company that built DiverstyBusiness.com. "It is no longer just 'the right thing' to do business with diversity suppliers. Because of recent economic and demographic trends and changes, major corporations are realizing that having a diverse supplier base positively impacts their business revenue. This group represents the entrepreneurial spirit that drives our economy." To learn more visit www.diversitybusiness.com.
"We are honored to be recognized by DiversityBusiness," said Diane St. Louis, President of DVRG®. Our plastic card production and the personalization services we offer are unique; we strive to blend attention to detail and superior production with outstanding customer service. Plastic card production and encoding is a complicated and extremely challenging industry for many companies." Some 79% of all consumers gave a gift card last Holiday Season, and an estimated 72% spent more than the card's value, the combination of which has made the plastic card industry a booming market in today's economy (Fortune, December 2010). For additional information about DVRG® visit www.dvrg.com.