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iluminar receives Woman-Owned Small Business certification

November 2, 2020SSN Staff

IRVINE, Calif.—iluminar, the specialist manufacturer and supplier of infrared and white light illuminators, announced its official certification as a Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). WBENC Certification substantiates that a business is 51 percent owned, controlled, operated and managed by a woman or women. This premier certification is accepted by more than 1,000 corporations, including America’s top brands, states,...

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A decade of success for iluminar

February 8, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

IRVINE, Calif—Last month signified a decade in the security business world for iluminar, a manufacturer and supplier of IR and white light illuminators, and license plate recognition products. Ten years is quite a feat, considering less than approximately 30 percent of all small businesses — defined as “those with fewer than 500 employees” — in the U.S. survive for that length of time.Co-owners Eddie Reynolds and Joni Hamasaki “met at a previous company we both...

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Iluminar CEO Eddie Reynolds wins inaugural SIA Progress Award

October 10, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named industry veteran Edwina (Eddie) Reynolds, president and CEO of Iluminar Inc., as the 2018 recipient of the inaugural SIA Progress Award, an honor presented by SIA's Women in Security Forum celebrating individuals who pave the way to success for women in the security industry. The award will be presented to Reynolds during SIA Honors Night on Wednesday, Nov. 14, in New York City, in conjunction with the ISC East conference and expo. “I am truly...

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Women in Security: iluminar's Eddie Reynolds

November 29, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

IRVINE, Calif.—Edwina “Eddie” Reynolds is president, CEO and co-founder of iluminar, a manufacturer and global supplier of infrared and white light illuminators, as well as license plate recognition products. Reynolds, who has been in the security industry for more than 20 years, hasn't looked back since starting the company in 2009.“Owning my own business was something that I always wanted to do, especially with my extensive security and lighting background,” she told...

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