Through our Supplier Diversity Program, we build relationships with small, local, and diverse businesses capable of providing commodities and services at competitive prices.
In order to qualify for our Supplier Diversity Program, potential business partners must meet generally accepted definitions of minority-owned, women-owned, disadvantaged, and local business enterprises.
A current listing of our Minority, Women, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise suppliers includes:
Alpha Building Corporation is a woman owned, HUB certified, general contractor, that has been transforming how large facilities undertake construction since 1969. On average Alpha completes around 1,000 projects per year, specializing in the construction management and services of multi discipline, multi task, multi year contracts for commercial, governmental, healthcare and higher education institutional clients.
Claridge Products and Equipment, Inc., Harrison, Arkansas, has been certified as a business owned and controlled by a woman from the National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC). NWBOC, a national 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation, seeks to provide corporations with the opportunity to better their procurement practices and to women suppliers the opportunity to compete. For more information, click here.
Complete Book and Media
Complete Book provides access to over 3 million books, subscriptions and media titles through their catalog. Their comprehensive selection includes both books and subscriptions in all fields, available in electronic or print format. Complete Book is also a certified HUB/Small/Minority-Owned Business.
Graebel Van Lines
Graebel Van Lines and Optim Workspace are proud to announce their recent certification by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). As one of the most respected companies in the moving and workspace relocation industries, this recent certification is recognition of the strong commitment to providing an unmatched customer experience at every point of the moving process. Graebel Van Lines and Optim Workspace are proud to support their clients’ diversity initiatives as a certified Women’s Business Enterprise, and look forward to continuing to deliver on the highest quality standards. To read the full press release, click here.
Neta Scientific is the Institute’s latest Preferred Supplier and certified diverse distributor and service provider of chromatographic , life science, chemical, and labware products. They are certified by the Small Business Administration as a Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), as well as a Women and Minority Business Enterprise (WMBE) by the National Minority Supplier Development Council.
Founded in 1997, Nouveau Construction and Technology Services is almost in its twentieth year serving commercial clients, public institutions and educational facilities. With their Construction, Technology Services, Electrical Services, and Energy Servies, they are a highly organized Job Order Contractor in the industry. One of the reasons they are so recognized is that they are a certified Historically Underutilized Business, and manage an ative outreach program into the local small and historically underutilized business community. For more information, visit here.
As both a minority-owned (MBE) and woman-owned (WBE) enterprise, SHI is the country’s largest privately held minority and woman-owned enterprise (MWBE) and provider of IT products and services. Our diversity initiatives align with corporations whose strategic business objectives include supplier diversity and development.
Extend your reach through our diverse partner network
SHI’s Diversity Business Development Initiative builds and maintains a community of diverse suppliers and partners who best serve the needs of our customers. As a large MWBE, we continue to grow an effective Tier II program by accessing our Services Partner database utilizing certified minority, woman, veteran, small disadvantaged and HUBZone-owned businesses where it complements our customers’ needs.
MBE & WBE Certifications
SHI is a 100% minority owned company and a Corporate Plus member of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). We are certified by the New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council (NY/NJ MSDC) and recognized by the 22 other regional affiliates of the NMSDC including the Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC). As a woman-owned business, we are certified with the Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBENC) and certified as a MWBE with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).
For more information about SHI, visit here.
Diversity is core to how we function as a company, as evident in our workforce, customers, suppliers, vendor partners and the community we serve. Our heart and soul has always been our workforce. Our employees of various backgrounds, ages, ethnicities, lifestyles and cultures from every corner of the globe contribute to the TIG family. Our diversity strengthens us and this commitment is a vital part of our business achievements and essential to our long-term sustainability.
TIG is a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and a proud Corporate Plus® member of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). To read more, click here.