Kontane, INC. Receives National Certification as 100% Woman-Owned

CHARLESTON, S.C.—JULY 19, 2011­­—Kontane Inc., a national premier packaging design and builder, recently received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Greater Women’s Business Council, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). WBENC’s national standard of certification is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection and is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.

“The nationally recognized WBENC certification is a valuable tool in supporting corporate supplier diversity programs within manufacturing, import/export, and governmental procurement organizations,” said Polly Byrd, CFO, and owner of Kontane, Inc. “We are very excited about the opportunities and recognition that this national certification brings to Kontane, and we look forward to establishing long-term, mutually rewarding relationships with our current and future roster of clients.”

Kontane Inc., is the parent company of Kontane Logistics, an industry leader in Third Party Logistics with offices in N.C., S.C. and Texas. For more information, visit www.kontanelogistics.com or call 843-352-0011.

About Kontane Logistics

Kontane Logistics was established in 1995 as a separate operating division of Kontane Inc., a national premier packaging design and builder. The Logistics division creates client aligned, integrated solutions that drive value and efficiency.  Since 1997, Kontane Logistics has expanded their innovative solutions to include wireless technologies, sub-assembly, kitting, line sequencing, retail / wholesale fulfillment channels, transloading, aftermarket packaging, cloud based warehouse management systems and Foreign Trade Zone services. The company continues to be ISO 9001 – 2008 certified. For more information, visit www.kontanelogistics.com or call 843-352-0011.

About WBENC
The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council is the nation’s largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for the more than 700 US companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC’s certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs.