Merrill’s Packaging is pleased to announce that they are currently seeking certification with the Small Business Administration’s Women-Owned Small Business program (WOSB). To be eligible for the WOSB Federal Contract program, a business must meet specific requirements, including being a small business according to SBA size standards, being at least 51% owned and controlled by U.S. citizen women, and having women manage day-to-day operations and make long-term decisions. For more information on eligibility and how to apply, visit

In addition to the WOSB program, women-owned businesses can also obtain certification from the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), which is the most widely recognized certification for women-owned businesses in the U.S. With certification, businesses receive professional development, networking opportunities, education, and other benefits. To qualify as a WBENC-Certified Women’s Business Enterprise, your business must be at least 51% owned, controlled, operated, and managed by women. For more information on eligibility and how to apply, visit

We will keep you updated as Merrill’s Packing moves through the phases of the Women-Owned certification process and look forward to sharing more news soon.