CPConnect – Convenient, Competitive, & Cooperative

Convenient, Competitive, & Cooperative

CPC’s tagline is Convenient, Competitive, Cooperative. Brought to you by 8 service cooperatives, we create innovative purchasing efficiencies, including our “built for government” online marketplace, Express. Let CPC be your go-to for over 100 competitively solicited contracts for capital projects, facility maintenance, fleet vehicles, office supplies, copiers, technology and more!

Health, Safety, & Security Contracts

Recently members have reached out to CPC regarding Health, Safety, and Security products and services. CPC has the following relevant contracts in those categories. A complete list of suppliers sorted by category can by visiting PurchasingConnection.org, hovering over Meet Our Vendors, and clicking on Vendor List, Category.

Health & First Aid – Suppliers offering COVID-19 related products:

School Health
Innovative Office Solutions
School Specialty

Security & Safety – Suppliers offering physical safety and security products and services:

All State Communications
Capitol Electronics
USA Security

Digital Safety and Security – Suppliers offering digital safety and security products and services:

STOPit Solutions

CPC Events Calendar

CPC Representatives Jerome and Julia are always on the move! Here’s where they’ll be over the next few weeks. If they’ll be in your area then feel free to email Jerome or Julia for a meeting!

January 11: MASMS State Meeting – Jimmy’s Event Center, 3565 Labore Road, Vadnais Heights

January 13-14: MSBA Conference – Booth #404, Minneapolis Convention Center – Exhibit Hall A

January 19: MASMS West Chapter Meeting – Lakes Country Service Cooperative, 1001 E. Mount Faith Ave., Fergus Falls January 20: MASMS Northern Chapter Meeting – Timberlake Lodge, 144 SE 17th Street, Grand Rapids

Shop Express!

The items that you purchase on Express are through CPC contracts. That means that your Express purchases also support the programs offered through your regional service cooperatives! Contact Mary Juliot at 888-739-3289 to learn how Express can streamline your agency’s purchasing process!

Vendor Promotions & Resources

Info from Vendors

CPC’s website houses vendor-provided resources in one convenient location. Visit PurchasingConnection.org, hover over Meet Our Vendors, and click on Vendor Promotions and Resources.

New to the Vendor Promotions and Resources Page: CDWG – People who know IT newsletter – 12/2021

New and Renewed Vendor Contracts

The following vendors have been renewed on the CPC Contract:

LED Supply Co.
The Retrofit Companies – Lighting
The Retrofit Companies – Recycling
Innovative Office Solutions
Midwest Playscapes
SafetyFirst Playground Maintenance

New Awards:

Nelson Auto Center