GOJO Becomes a WBENC Certified Women’s Business Enterprise


AKRON, Ohio — GOJO, makers of the PURELL brand, is now certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) as a Women’s Business (WBE). WBENC is the largest certifier of women’s business enterprises in the United States and a leading advocate for women business owners, leaders, and entrepreneurs.

“We are proud to be a WBENC Certified family business,” said Marcella Kanfer Rolnick, Executive President of GOJO Industries. “The WBENC certification aligns with our GOJO values ​​and our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. And we are always looking for ways to bring value to our partners and customers. Our channel partners and end-user customers in both the private and public sectors have also told us that our WBENC certification is important because GOJO can now help them achieve their supplier diversity goals and, in turn, formally demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and equity. ”

To become a WBENC Certified WBE, GOJO went through a rigorous certification process, including a thorough company review and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm that the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by one or more women.

About the WBENC

Founded in 1997, WBENC is the national leader in women’s business development and the leading third-party certifier of women-owned and operated businesses, with over 13,000 certified women’s business enterprises, 14 national regional partner organizations and over 300 member businesses. More than 1,000 companies representing America’s most prestigious brands as well as many states, cities and other entities accept WBENC certification. For more information, visit www.wbenc.org.

About GOJO

GOJO, creators of the PURELL brand, is one of the world’s leading producers and distributors of skin health and hygiene solutions for out-of-home environments. GOJO’s extensive product portfolio includes hand cleaning, hand washing, hand sanitizing, skin care formulas and surface sprays under the GOJO, PURELL and PROVON brands. GOJO formulations utilize the latest advances in skincare science and sustainability.

GOJO is known for its advanced dispensing technology, engineered with attention to design, durability and functionality. GOJO programs encourage healthy hygiene, skincare and compliance behaviors in critical environments. GOJO is a family business based in Akron, Ohio, with operations in the UK, France, Australia, Japan, Mexico and Canada. Learn more about GOJO.


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