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SS Designs, Inc., Honored with Women’s Business Enterprise National Council Certification

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (Apr. 29, 2021) — SS Designs, Inc., a global, family-owned custom apparel design and manufacturing company founded in 1978, announced that it was awarded a certification from the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). The company’s CEO, Cindy Zimmerman, is the second-generation owner of SS Designs. Under her leadership, SS Designs has produced apparel for multiple industries including international theme parks, sporting events, restaurants, corporations and museums. The company operates in a serviceable market, with more than $10 billion in sales industry-wide in 2019.

WBENC is the largest certifier of women-owned businesses in the United States and a leading advocate for women business owners and entrepreneurs. Its world-class certification standard is accepted by more than 1,000 corporations representing America’s most prestigious brands, in addition to many states, cities and government entities. WBENC National Corporate and Government Members include Coca-Cola, Darden Restaurants, Delta Airlines, Orlando Health and many others who support supplier diversity and inclusion.

“This is an important certification that differentiates SS Designs in a competitive marketplace,” said Zimmerman. “We are committed to the principles advocated by WBENC, and remain laser-focused on providing the very best service and high-quality products to our clients around the world.”

The WBENC certification validates that a business is at least 51 percent owned, controlled, operated and managed by a woman or women.


About SS Designs, Inc.                                                          

SS Designs, Inc., is a custom apparel company creating and decorating quality softline products for some of the world’s most discerning brands including international corporations, theme parks, restaurant and retail chains, financial institutions, automotive companies, destination events and more. With a large arsenal of top of the line automatic screen print presses and production equipment housed in a 160,000 square-foot facility located in Central Florida, SS Designs is capable of printing tens of thousands impressions a day with the best print clarity and consistency.

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Diane Sears

A career journalist, author and advocate for business growth, Diane Sears is the CEO, editor and publisher of i4 Business. She is also the founder and president of DiVerse Media LLC, which has handled content marketing projects including nonfiction books, white papers, executive speeches and scripts since 2000. She is co-founder of the nonprofit Go for the Greens Foundation, which helps connect women-owned and minority-owned business owners with growth opportunities internationally.

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