WINTER SPRINGS, Fla. (March, 19, 2010)--- NR Electronics, LLC, the Winter Springs firm that adds value and distributes electronic components throughout the world, was recently certified as a U.S. Small Business Administration 8(a) Business Development Program Participant, which makes the firm eligible to participate in a wide range of 8(a) federal government contracts.
Liza Ordonez, managing director of NR Electronics, said the SBA 8(a) certification is an incentive program available to small business enterprises that are owned by socially and economically disadvantaged entrepreneurs.
The limited-time certification helps minority businesses reach their business goals, Ordonez said. NR Electronics will graduate from the SBA 8(a) program in nine years.
NR Electronics is a client company of the University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program located at the Seminole County/Winter Springs Incubator on E. State Road 434 in Winter Springs.
For more information, contact:
Liza Ordonez, Managing Director, NR Electronics LLC, 407-278-8885; Liza@nrelectronics.com;
Esther Vargas-Davis, Site Manager, UCF Incubator-Seminole County, 407-278-4881, firstname.lastname@example.org
Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications, 407-644-4142
About the UCF Business Incubation Program:
Since its founding in 1999, the UCF Business Incubation Program has helped more than 130 emerging companies (including more than 80 current clients) create over $800 million in annual revenue and more than 1600 new jobs with an average salary of $59,000. With seven facilities across the Greater Orlando community, the Incubation Program is a collaboration in economic development between the University of Central Florida, Orange County, the City of Orlando, Seminole County, the City of Winter Springs, The City of Sanford, Lake County, the City of Leesburg, Osceola County and the City of St. Cloud, and the Florida High Tech Corridor Council. For more information, please visit www.incubator.ucf.edu.