Diversity

“Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn’t know that, so it goes on flying anyway.”
Mary Kay Ash

A woman owned, union painting contractor is about as unlikely as it is for something as ungainly as a bumblebee to fly. Don’t try telling Beth Peiffer that she cannot fly though!

Ralph E Jones Inc. has been around since since 1924. For more than a decade it has been owned and run by a woman who grew up in the business and has made it hers.

Today, armed with a bevy of diversity certifications, the Company operates in a few different worlds:

Wallcovering subcontractor to general contractor

Wallcover and maintenance for building owners and facility managers

Project engineering

Diversity supplier

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)

We’re a certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) by the Pennsylvania Unified Certification Program.

Certified Women's Business Enterprise

Owner and President Beth Peiffer has worked in the business for more than 20 years and has been the sole owner for more than 10 years.

Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB)

Ralph E. Jones has been certified by the Pennsylvania Dept. of General Services as a Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB)