Forest City Gear Earns Women’s Business Enterprise Certification

ROSCOE, IL – December 11, 2017. Forest City Gear has successfully met the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council’s standards for certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise.

WBENC National WBE Certification validates that the business is owned, controlled, operated, and managed by a woman or women. To achieve WBE Certification, women owned businesses complete a rigorous documentation and site visit process.  WBE Certification is an important accreditation recognized by hundreds of WBENC Corporate Members and government agencies, including most major US corporations and federal, state and local government entities.

“Supplier diversity is an increasingly important aspect of the procurement process that Forest City Gear is involved with in the industries we serve, and the WBE Certification gives us critical recognition,” says Forest City Gear President and CEO Wendy Young.

Since 1955, Roscoe, IL based, family-owned Forest City Gear has been one of the gear industry’s leading sources for the development, manufacture and inspection of the highest quality gears, for use in applications that range from medical devices to motorcycles, airplanes to automation, even including the Mars Curiosity Rover.

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