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VIZIENTWe are the largest member-driven, health care performance improvement company in the country. Backed by network-powered insights in the critical areas of clinical, operational and supply chain performance

TCPN- Rosann Cochran,  A website devoted to facilities e.g., turf for the baseball field, football field, furniture for the offices, classrooms as well as school supplies, and technologies e.g., projectors. Examples of vendors: Lowe’s, Fastenal’s, CDW-G, Astro-Turf, GovConnection, Grainger.

BUYBOARD- 800-695-2919 Fax: 1-800-211-5454  Large selection of contracts covering athletic supplies, vehicle parts, building maintenance, technology, library supplies, music equipment, uniforms and police vehicles. For a username and password contact the Pruchasing office at

TIPS/TAPS: Fax 1-866-839-8472 1-866-839-8477 Offer a broad variety of contracts including library books, janitorial services, roofing, safety equipment, and science equipment.

E&I: Contracted vendors include ARRIBA Scientific, Alpha Building, Airgas Inc., Grainger, Henry Schein, Mayflower Transit, and many more

GSA 70: Offers cloud IT services, computer/networking hardware, cyber security, data center/storage, It Mandates and Initiatives, Satellite services, SmartBuy-commercial software solutions, software/applications, sustainability, system life cycles integrations, telecommunications, wireless, and mobility, and telepresence. Click on the following link for more information SINS

GSA 84This website is geared towards law enforcement, security, facilities management, fire rescue, clothing, emergency and disaster response.

SOURCEWELL: 888-894-1930 Contracts include industrial supplies, vehicles and related accessories, flooring, lab safety supplies, heavy equipment, furniture, athletic and playground equipment, janitorial supplies and medical equipment

DIR: This particular website offers a variety of vendors that are under DIR contract with the State of Texas: Computers, printers, hardware, networking, telecommunication, video, and training/services.

TX SMARTBUY: Individuals will need to enter the city before proceeding to the next page. This is a website that departments could search and browse contractor e-catalogs for price and product information and also uses their comparison tool as well to find the best price and value for their money. All state and TXMAS contracts are accessed through this portal. These are contracts negotiated by the State of Texas.

HGAC BUY1-800-926-0234 General purpose and emergency vehicles, infrastructure equipment & services, grounds facilities and park equipment, public works equipment, emergency equipment/supplies, consulting leasing/staffing services, emergency preparedness/disaster recovery, cooperative energy purchasing.

PACE: Contact Info: Jim Metzger 210-370-5204 Office supplies, industrial supplies, media communications products/services, can liners, enterprise content management, and printing services. There are vendors such as SHI Government solutions and Clear vision that are a part of this website.

PEPPM: This link has a broad category of vendors listed on the website for Audio-Visual Products and general hardware and software.

NATIONAL IPA: Roger Dempsey: 979-777-5595 Offers bulk motor oil, elevator maintenance/repair, Groundskeeping materials, medical, surgical supplies and equipment, golf grounds equipment/contractor, multi-functional digital copiers, supplies and services, Janitorial/sanitation supplies, Information Technology, Furniture, Heavy Equipment-construction, pavement repair, vocational trucks, work tools. Water treatment chemicals, maintenance repair and operational supplies- HVAC, lighting, plumbing, power transmission, motors, lamps, ballasts, electrical. Panasonic Solutions-Toughbook, projectors, video, teleconferencing, scanners, whiteboards, and mounts.

Provista- A website devoted to health care and offers medical supplies and equipment along with higher education needs such as business solutions, facilities management, food services and hospitality, Science and Research, Human Resources, and lastly, IT and Telecommunications.

US Communities: Contains a broad variety of equipment and gear for everyone in every department on campus for various needs: Cloud solutions, facilities maintenance, janitor supplies, office/school supplies(Fisher Science Education, Knoll, Haworth, US Games, Independent, Herman Miller, BSN Sports, Virco), Specialty supplies (Premier, US Foods, Safeware-Mallory, Carquest, GameTime, ServiceWear, ACRO, KOMPAN), Facilities Contracts (Cintas, AMSAM Clean Source, The Home Depot, Empire Today, KONE, HD Supply, Graybar, Applied Industrial Technologies, DBS, HERTZ equipment rental)

Choice Partners: Various contracts including art supplies, athletic equipment and supplies, classroom teaching supplies, custodial equipment and supplies, educational materials, fire and security equipment, floor covering, furniture, HVAC equipment and supplies, medical supplies, music instruments, promotional items, technology equipment and services, welding consumables

Purchasing Solutions Alliance CooperativeBrazos Valley Council of Government: offers maintenance, repair, and operational equipment/supplies, automotive replacement parts and shop equipment, office supplies, furniture and space planning services, technology products and supplies, promotional products and print/document services, multi-function digital copiers, printers, faxes, and scanners,web-based eProcurement solutions and software, automated external defibrillators, compressed gases, and custodial supplies and equipment.

NCPA: a leading national government purchasing cooperative working to reduce the cost of goods and services by leveraging the purchasing power of public agencies in all 50 states.

UT System Supply Chain Alliance: The UT System Supply Chain Alliance currently holds a forty-two preferred Supplier Portfolio that includes Research, Facilities, Administrative, IT, and GPO categories.

1GPA: 1GPA is a national non-profit governmental purchasing cooperative which allows public entities to take advantage of existing contracts to purchase the goods and services they need from local and national vendors.