IKIO Receives National MBE Certification from NMSDC
IKIO LED Lighting as a certified MBE will have access to numerous benefits & services granted to minority owned businesses in the US.
Indiana, Indianapolis, October 13, 2020 – IKIO LED Lighting announced today that it has earned the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) National Certification from the National Minority Supplier Diversity Council (NMSDC). IKIO has followed a process of rigorous scrutiny and stringent requirements to earn this certification, which puts the company in the unique position to foster long-term, mutually beneficial business relations with not only prospective corporate buyers but also with local, state & federal government departments.
“As a company we are very proud of this recognition as NMSDC certification is considered the platinum standard in supplier diversity and can improve financial performance of a company. It opens up a whole new world of opportunities to do business and puts us in a position to offer cost saving strategies and take advantage of various federal & state tax incentives,” said Ekamdeep Singh, IKIO’s Founder & CEO. “It will also put our culturally diverse workforce at the forefront and increase overall growth of the company. We believe when different minds come together for a common purpose, they can do wonders."
Among other benefits, this certification also gives MBEs access to top corporate purchasing agents, inclusion & access to the NMSDC database, eligibility for participation in NMSDC development programs, and request for proposal, business leads & alerts for procurement opportunities from corporate members. It is thus safe to say that partnering with an MBE can accelerate your company’s growth along with the overall economic growth by providing a common rostrum to corporations, government agencies and minority businesses.
About IKIO IKIO, an Inc.5000 company, is a leading Indianapolis-based LED Lighting manufacturer of Commercial, Industrial and Multi-family Residential/Hospitality, Hazardous Location and Solar Outdoor Lighting applications. The company is spearheading the revolution of LED lighting innovation through its consistent focus on R&D and operational optimization. It has 6 state-of-the-art manufacturing plants that have a combined manufacturing capacity of 10 million fixtures annually. IKIO is constantly working in the development of sustainable products that are changing the landscape of the lighting industry and energy conservation.