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 purchasingconnection.org. Partnering for Playground Safety: The Cooperative Purchasing Connection has awarded a contract to SafetyFirst Playground Maintenance to provide members … Read more

An Interview with an Express User

Alicia Berhow, Tri-Valley Opportunity Council What is your official title? Senior Services Manager What do you like about Express and Cooperative Purchasing Connection? When I first started at Tri-Valley in January of 2018, I was the Administrative Assistant. I was tasked with getting supplies for the office and I was looking for something that was … 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

Tierney Tech Tour at Perham High School

Christ Jensen in front of video wall

Perham High School is a shining example of incorporating new technology in the classroom and shared spaces. Recently CPC partnered vendor Tierney Brothers installed a variety of products, including digital signage and wall panels. You can see more pictures below on the CPC Facebook page. You can also learn more about the contracts and available … Read more

Kinetic Leasing

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CPC is pleased to inform our participants they have a new lease financing option. Kinetic Leasing is a general equipment financing company specializing in providing flexible, creative leasing solutions to schools, cities and counties for both new and used equipment. This type of financing is perfect for large tech projects, road equipment, building additions and improvements … Read more

CPC NJPA Partnership

The Cooperative Purchasing Connection (CPC), a multi-region purchasing program of eight service cooperatives, has partnered with NJPA’s national purchasing program to offer a large selection of NJPA contracts to our members. CPC and NJPA worked together to select contracts that complement and expand the CPC solicited contracts. NJPA chose CPC contracts to add to their offerings in Region … Read more

Congratulations to Midwest Playscapes

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Midwest Playscapes, a partnered CPC vendor, has won more national awards! The team, which offices out of Savage, Minn., was recently awarded the highest score for customer service by Playworld. They were also recognized for exceeding their sales goals. CPC members are able to purchase discounted Playworld systems from Midwest Playscapes. Mike Korth, Matt Finnegan, … Read more