East Providence, RI, - March 12, 2009. In recognition of the economic power of privately held businesses, DiversityBusiness.com, the nations’ leading business-to-business internet site, recently named Laser Lightning, LLC. as one of the top businesses in the United States.
This is the 9th annual listing of the RI top businesses by DiversityBusiness.com. Ranging in revenue size from the companies listed on the Top Business Lists represent the Nation’s top multicultural earners and challenge the long-held notion that a privately held business is small or insignificant. Winners are sought after by major corporations wishing to increase spending with small businesses.
“Entrepreneurs 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. 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.”
Laser Lightning, LLC. - The Laser Printer Experts
The business was started in Arleen Kennedy’s home in 1990 to provide remanufactured laser printer toner cartridges. The company grew from those modest beginnings to a full service laser printer support business in East Providence, RI.
We are Document Management Specialists. Laser Lightning provides sales, service and supplies for HP, Lexmark, Okidata and Xerox. We consult with companies to lower their printing costs through consolidation of printer fleets, upgrades of older equipment, moving towards electronic records management, service and consumables.
The State of RI, Minority Business Enterprise Commission, approved Laser Lightning, LLC. as a WBE in 1995. They have won multiple State of RI and city bids and a work with many firms in the state to satisfy their minority requirements.
Their clients range from home users to Fortune 500 companies through out the USA.
This List is a classification that represents the top small businesses in the U.S., in sectors such as technology, manufacturing, food service and professional services. Large organizational buyers throughout the country that do business with multicultural, small and women-owned businesses use the list. The List is produced annually by DiversityBusiness.com, the nation's leading multicultural B2B Internet portal that links large organizational buyers to multicultural product and service suppliers.
The winning companies will be honored at a special awards ceremony at DiversityBusiness.com’s “9th Annual Multicultural Business Conference”, taking place April 29 – May 1, 2009 at the Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Orlando, Florida.
Laser Lightning, LLC. is honored to be ranked as the 40th top ranked businesses in RI.
Arleen Kennedy commented, “My staff and I work very hard to provide high quality laser printer products and services. We differentiate ourselves from the competition by providing the latest technologies and products to our clients. Thus, they can lower their printing costs without sacrificing quality or time managing their printers.”
For the complete list of winning companies, please visit: www.diversitybusiness.com
Launched in 1999, DiversityBusiness, with over 46,000 members, 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. DiversityBusiness provides research and data collection services for diversity including the "Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities", "Top 500 Diversity Owned Companies in America", and others. Its research has been recognized and published by Forbes Magazine, Business Week and thousands of other print and internet publications. The site has gained national recognition and has won numerous awards for its content and design. It is a leading provider of Supplier Diversity management tools and has the most widely distributed Diversity magazine in the United States. DiversityBusiness.com is produced by Computer Consulting Associates International Inc. (CCAii.com) of Southport, CT. Founded in 1980.
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Laser Lightning, LLC.