Flex-N-Gate recognizes minority-owned businesses (MBE) as 51% or more owned and operated by one or more individuals from the following diverse supplier groups

  • African
  • Asian Indian
  • Asian Pacific
  • Canadian Aboriginal

Flex-N-Gate recognizes women-owned businesses (WBE) as 51% or more owned and operated by one or more women.

Certified minority suppliers for Flex-N-Gate must hold valid minority certifications through either the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) or Women’s Business Enterprise National Council affiliates (WBENC). Certified MBE/WBE suppliers are required to submit updated diversity certifications to Flex-N-Gate Supplier Diversity every year.

For companies who qualify for MBE or WBE status, yet do not hold a certification, please visit the NMDSC or WBENC websites to obtain further information on becoming a certified minority-owned business.


Flex-N-Gate purchases direct material for the Plastics, Metals, Mechanical Assemblies, and Lighting divisions; as well as indirect material used to operate the facilities. For more information on what Flex-N-Gate requires from suppliers please visit the Flex-N-Gate Purchasing Section

Certified minority owned businesses can submit their information via the Flex-N-Gate Supplier Diversity Registration Form

No. Please do not submit company information through the Supplier Registration Form if your company is not certified. All non-certified submissions will be removed from our system.

The Flex-N-Gate Supplier Registration Form has been designed to capture all necessary information regarding your company’s certifications and capabilities. This information will be used to fill appropriate product or service needs within the company when opportunities arise. Information will also be forwarded to appropriate buyers so they can contact you directly for further information. Visit the Flex-n-Gate Supplier Diversity Registration page to begin this process.

Once submitted, you will receive email confirmation that your company information has been received. The Flex-N-Gate Supplier Diversity Team will forward company information to appropriate commodity buyers and/or reach out to your company for additional information. Your company’s minority information does not expire so there is no need to re-register. Duplicate requests will be removed from our system.


If your company is a certified minority or women owned business enterprise as described on our guidelines above we incourage you to click on the link below and fill out our Supplier Diversity Registration Form and get your future with Flex-N-Gate started.


If you require any further assistance please contact our supplier diversity team