The nation’s leading multicultural business website, DiversityBusiness.com, has ranked Headworks Inc. as one of the Nation’s Top Businesses for 2012. The Div500 is an annual listing of the nation’s top 500 women-owned businesses whose revenue size ranges from $5 million to over $1 billion. These companies continue to blaze a trail and confront the long-held notion that women-owned businesses are small or insignificant.
For the eighth consecutive year, Headworks has received recognition for both their local and national achievements. The Div500 ranked Headworks at 209 which is 200 positions higher than the previous year. Headworks was also ranked 34 among the top 100 Women-Owned Businesses in Texas (Div100).
“Small businesses are a growing force in the U.S. economy, and a force to be reckoned with,” said Kenton Clarke, CEO of Computer Consulting Associates International, the company that built DiversityBusiness.com. “It’s no longer only about the Fortune 1000. This is a whole business segment that can carry its own, that provides jobs, products and services, and generates wealth for their communities. These are the new leaders in American business.”
The 12th Annual National Business Awards Ceremony and Conference will be held at Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, CT and attendance is expected to include over 1000 of America’s Top Business Owners and Top Fortune 500 companies. There will be a special awards ceremony to honor Headworks Inc. and the other businesses on April 25-27, 2012 which will be hosted by DiversityBusiness.com.
Michele LaNoue, President and CEO of Headworks Inc. said, “Not only do these awards prove that women in strong leadership positions can achieve just as much as men, but at Headworks we also demonstrate that you can achieve greatness with a business that also helps our environment.”
Headworks Inc. is a leading engineering and manufacturing company supplying wastewater screening and MBBR/IFAS biological treatment solutions to municipal, industrial, and marine facilities around the world. The team of professionals at Headworks is committed to innovating and refining our processes in order to design and manufacture the best products in the industry. With these goals in mind, Headworks has become the benchmark in our industry for providing robust, reliable solutions.
Launched in 1999, DiversityBusiness is the largest organization of diversity-owned businesses throughout the United States that provide goods and services to Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, and colleges and universities. It also produces the country’s largest conference on diversity education and training for major corporations and small business. Its research on top businesses appears in Fortune, Forbes and numerous magazines and media publications.