Certifications and Strategic Partners

Our Certifications and Strategic Partners

 


Laner-Electric-Certified-SBA-8A-certified

Since its founding on July 30, 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.

SBA provides assistances primarily through its four programmatic functions: Access to Capital (Business Financing), Entrepreneurial, Development (Education, Information, Technical Assistance & Training), Government Contracting (Federal Procurement), Advocacy. (Voice for Small Business)

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Laner-Electric-certified-NGLCC-LGBTBE

The NGLCC is the business voice of the LGBT community and is the largest global not-for-profit advocacy organization dedicated to expanding economic opportunities and advancements for LGBT people.

The NGLCC is the exclusive certifying body of LGBT-owned businesses. Become a member of your local affiliate chamber to not only leverage local membership benefits, but also take advantage of complimentary national certification.

At NGLCC, we recognize that a growth business needs not only a strong local network where business owners live and work, but also business certification and access to all the strategic growth opportunities offered by our national organization.

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Laner-Electric-certified-SBE

In order for a small business to be eligible for certification, the small business must: Be independently owned and operated;
Not dominant in field of operation; Principal office located in California; Owners (officers, if a corporation) domiciled in California; and, Including affiliates, be either, A business with 100 or fewer employees; an average annual gross receipts of $14 million or less, over the last three tax years; a manufacturer* with 100 or fewer employees; or, a microbusiness.

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Laner-Electric-Supply-iMark-Group-affiliate-logo

IMARK Group, Inc. is a member-owned marketing group made up of over 900 independently owned electrical distributors throughout the United States. Our membership includes over 80 members in the Top 200 largest distributors in the country. Member companies serve their local customers from nearly 3,000 branch locations. With over 18% of the US electrical distribution market, the members of IMARK Group, Inc. constitute the largest member owned, member governed cooperative in the US electrical industry.

Laner Electric works with iMark to ensure availability of inventory and timely distribution.

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Laner-Electric-NAED-member

The National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) was founded on December 9, 1908 as the Electric Supply Jobbers Association (ESJA), headquartered in Chicago, Ill. The first goal of this new organization was to establish the electrical distributor as an essential force in the electrical industry and the economy. Thanks to the support and involvement of its members, NAED has become the central source of the nation's distributors and their affiliates. It continues to be the meeting place of the industry, providing the only meetings attended by the entire electrical industry. Regardless of what the future holds, NAED will be standing strong beside electrical distribution, helping it remain the channel of choice for electrical supplies.

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Laner-Electric-certified-SBE

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