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EPNA receives Airport Concessions Certification

Electronic Processing of North America LLC, dba EPNA

The City of Chicago, your host agency, is pleased to notify you that your firm, Electronic Processing of North America, LLC dba EPNA has met the requirements for certification in the Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (“ACDBE”) program in accordance with the governing federal regulations, 49 CFR parts 23 and 26.

This certification allows your firm to participate as an ACDBE in the lllinois Unified Certification Program (lL UCP), The participating agencies include the City of Chicago, lllinois Department of Transportation, the Chicago Transit Authority, Metra, and Pace.

Your firm’s name will appear in the lL UCP DBE/ACDBE Directory in the following area(s) of specialty:

NAICS Code(s)

423420 – Point of Sale Terminals Merchant Wholesalers

522320 – Credit Card Processing Services

This Directory is used by prime contractors/ consultants, as well as other agencies, to solicit participation of DBE/ACDBE firms. Your participation on contracts will only be credited toward ACDBE contract goals when you perform in your firm’s approved area(s) of specialty. Credit for participation in an area outside your specialty requires prior approval (verification of resources, expertise, and corresponding support documentation, etc.).

Please note: For work to count toward a contract goal, the ACDBE firm must perform a “commercially useful function” pursuant to 49 CFR Part 26.55. An ACDBE is considered to perform a commercially useful function when it is responsible for execution of a distinct element of the work of a contract and carrying out its responsibilities by actually performing, managing, and supervising the work involved.

For any questions or comments, please contact EPNA directly at [email protected].

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