Three New CPC Contracts!

CPC is pleased to announce three new contracts under our Facilities and Grounds category! Please find additional information – including member benefits, audit paperwork, and additional contact information – at the individual vendor pages on Partnering for Playground Safety: The Cooperative Purchasing Connection has awarded a contract to SafetyFirst Playground Maintenance to provide members … Read more

Cooperative Purchasing Connection Adds New Vendor: Best Plumbing Specialties

Best Plumbing Specialties Now Available On Express! Best Plumbing is your one stop shop for MRO plumbing and maintenance repair parts, safety items, chemicals, hardware, tools, storage solutions and more! As a member of Cooperative Purchasing Connection, you will receive a 20% discount for the entire Best Plumbing Catalog as well as no shipping & … Read more

CPC & STOPit Partnership for School Safety

  Cooperative Purchasing Connection is happy to announce a new partnership with STOPit Solutions – an incident management platform that allows students to anonymously report safety concerns to student health and school safety administrators. Through STOPit students are able to report inappropriate behavior and safety concerns 24/7/365 via mobile app, the web, or a phone … Read more

Lakeshore Learning

Lakeshore Complete Classrooms® provides the complete service needed to fulfill any project at no additional cost. Using our experienced Sales, Design and Installation teams, you get the expertise you need and the support you want. And don’t miss our new line of Flex-Space Furniture! Designed for 21st-century classrooms, this versatile furniture redefines flexible seating—and features … Read more

Stay Safe with USA Security

USA Security opened in 2003, as a surveillance boutique and has grown into a leader in full security systems integration, included but not limited to video, card access, intrusion points, wireless technology, etc.  Specializing in custom security solutions,  we strive to provide exceptional technical support, high levels of professionalism, and integrity in everything we do. … Read more

Saving A List, Saving Time

New Year, New Shopping List Did you know you can build and share Shopping Lists on Express? We can show you how! Imagine the time you’ll save. Click here to view a how-to guide. Call us if you would like to schedule a training. If you would like to learn more about Cooperative Purchasing Connection … Read more

Saving Money with Express!

A nonprofit in Minnesota saves thousands of dollars using CPC’s Express online marketplace – Minnesota’s preferred purchasing platform. The Tri-Valley Opportunity Council saved $4,337.60 on 60 products in just 4 months! A $4,337.60 saving! Alicia Berhow says “When we are able to save thousands of dollars on orders, we are able to put that money back … Read more

School Specialty Waives Shipping

Great News! School Specialty is waiving shipping charges on parcel delivered items! If you shop School Specialty on Express, or use the service cooperative contract (#AEPA 015-B) to email or fax in your orders, you’ll receive free shipping on parcel delivered items. If your large products come by truck, there will still be a charge … Read more

End-of-Year Savings

 CPConnect The Cooperative Purchasing Connection, through your local service cooperative, wants your end-of-year purchasing to be efficient so you can get out and enjoy the lovely spring flowers. Below are a few ideas to save you time and money: Looking for flooring? Our partnered vendor Hiller Commercial Floors has a new website for you to … Read more

CPC Partners with NJPA

  CPConnect The Cooperative Purchasing Connection is now partnering with the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) to bring you more opportunities to save time and money using our competitively solicited contracts.   The new CPC Contract Catalog and the new NJPA catalog are available at or by clicking on the images. As CPC participants, you … Read more