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AGATI, Inc.
Airgas
Allied Van Lines
Alpha Building Corporation
America To Go, L.L.C.
American Express
American Hotel Register
American Seating Co
Anthony Travel
Aspire Sport Marketing Group
B&H Photo Video
The Baker Company
Beckman Coulter
Bedrock Freight Brokerage, LLC
Bentley Mills, Inc.
Bretford Manufacturing, Inc.
Canon USA, Inc.
CDW Government LLC
Claridge Products & Equipment, Inc
Coalesse
Complete Book and Media Supply
Concur Technologies, Inc.
DCI, Inc
DEMCO Inc.
Details
DLT Solutions - Amazon Web Services
Dollar Rent A Car
Enterprise Fleet Management, Inc.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
ESM
Falcon
FedEx Corporation
Ferguson Enterprises
FieldTurf
Filtration Concepts
Food Services Program
Getinge USA INC
Global Industries
GovConnection - IT Managed Integration
GovConnection, Inc.
Graebel Van Lines
Grainger, Inc.
Gunlocke
Henry Schein, Inc. – Athletic Supplies
Henry Schein, Inc. – Dental Supplies
Hertz Corporation
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Hewlett-Packard
HighTower Group, L.L.C.
HireRight, Inc.
Interface
Irwin Seating Company
JMI Sports
Juniper Networks, Inc
Lowe's
Matrix Fitness
Max-R
Mayflower Transit
Medline Industries - Medical/Surgical Supplies
Medline Industries - Pharmaceuticals and OTC
Micro Video Instruments, Inc.
MityLite Inc.
Mobile Modular
National Car Rental
Navigate Research
NCSPlus Incorporated
Neta Scientific
North American Van Lines
Nouveau Construction & Technology - Energy Conservation
Nouveau Construction & Technology - JOC
OReilly Auto Parts
PanAm, Inc.
PPG Paints
Procurex, Inc.
Rosslyn Analytics
RSM (Formerly McGladrey)
Sargent Welch
Schindler Elevator Corporation, U.S.A.
School Health Corporation
SciQuest, Inc.
Shaw Sports Turf
Shelby Williams
Sherwin-Williams Company
SHI International Corp.
SKC Communication Products, LLC
SKC Communication Products, LLC - Lecture Capture
Southwest Contract
Specialty Underwriters
SSC Service Solutions
Staples Business Advantage
Staples Promotional Products
Steelcase Health
Steelcase Inc.
Steris Corporation
Tandus Centiva US LLC
Technology Integration Group (TIG)
Thonet
Thrifty Car Rental
Transformations Furniture, Inc.
Turnstone
United Van Lines
University Sleep Products, Inc.
Vantage Point Logistics, Inc.
VWR International
Ward's Science
Waters Corporation
Waynes Roofing, Inc.
Weatherproofing Technologies, Inc. (a subsidiary of Tremco)
WESCO/CSC
Wyndham Hotel Group, LLC
Xerox
AGATI, Inc.
Airgas
Allied Van Lines
Alpha Building Corporation
America To Go, L.L.C.
American Express
American Hotel Register
American Seating Co
Anthony Travel
Aspire Sport Marketing Group
B&H Photo Video
Beckman Coulter
Bedrock Freight Brokerage, LLC
Bretford Manufacturing, Inc.
Canon USA, Inc.
CDW Government LLC
Claridge Products & Equipment, Inc
Coalesse
Complete Book and Media Supply
Concur Technologies, Inc.
DCI, Inc
DEMCO Inc.
Details
DLT Solutions - Amazon Web Services
Dollar Rent A Car
Enterprise Fleet Management, Inc.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
ESM
Falcon
FedEx Corporation
Ferguson Enterprises
FieldTurf
Filtration Concepts
Global Industries
GovConnection - IT Managed Integration
GovConnection, Inc.
GovConnection, Inc. (LPA)
Graebel Van Lines
Grainger, Inc.
Gunlocke
Henry Schein, Inc. – Athletic Supplies
Hertz Corporation
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Hewlett-Packard
HighTower Group, L.L.C.
HireRight, Inc.
Interface
Irwin Seating Company
JMI Sports
Juniper Networks, Inc
Lowe's
Matrix Fitness
Max-R (K-12)
Mayflower Transit
Medline Industries - Medical/Surgical Supplies
Medline Industries - Pharmaceuticals and OTC
Micro Video Instruments, Inc.
MityLite Inc.
Mobile Modular
National Car Rental
Navigate Research
NCSPlus Incorporated
Neta Scientific
North American Van Lines
Nouveau Construction & Technology - Energy Conservation
Nouveau Construction & Technology - JOC
OReilly Auto Parts
PanAm, Inc.
PPG Paints
Procurex, Inc.
Rosslyn Analytics
RSM (Formerly McGladrey)
Sargent Welch (K-12)
Schindler Elevator Corporation, U.S.A.
School Health Corporation
SciQuest, Inc.
Shaw Sports Turf
Shelby Williams
Sherwin-Williams Company
SHI International Corp.
SKC Communication Products, LLC
SKC Communication Products, LLC - Lecture Capture
Southwest Contract
Specialty Underwriters
SSC Service Solutions
Staples Promotional Products
Steelcase Health
Steelcase Inc.
Tandus Centiva US LLC
Technology Integration Group (TIG)
Thonet
Thrifty Car Rental
Transformations Furniture, Inc.
Turnstone
United Van Lines
University Sleep Products, Inc.
Vantage Point Logistics, Inc.
Ward's Science (K-12)
Waters Corporation
Waynes Roofing, Inc.
Weatherproofing Technologies, Inc. (a subsidiary of Tremco)
WESCO/CSC
Wyndham Hotel Group, LLC
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
: July 2016

   

    RFP UPDATE

 

Click here for an update on all of the Cooperative's current and upcoming solicitations.


    WISE WORDS

  Quote of the Month


    NEW AT E&I


  • New Contract with Trusted Partner - PPG Paints

  • High Performance Synthetic Turf Systems from FieldTurf

  • Board Member Spotlight: Mary Dukakis

  • Having Some Fun with Our PSE Michael Mast

  • Best of Neocon 2016 – Congrats to Our Award Winning Suppliers

  • Maximizing Your Purchasing Power

  •     DID YOU KNOW?

      We’re Launching a New Website. It’s Going to be Amazing!


        CALENDAR OF EVENTS

      Save the Date - Upcoming Events You Won't Want to Miss!

     


     

     

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    We’re excited to announce a new contract with a trusted E&I Business Partner – PPG Paints.

    The new E&I PPG Paints contract includes more products, services and locations than ever before.

    Contract Enhancements:


    • Enhanced value of a full range of architectural paints and coatings, industrial coatings, stains and sundries

    • A dedicated team for on-site consultation and guidance in painting application and product selection

    • Unsurpassed color tools and expertise

    • Continuation of Direct to School (DTS) Financial Incentive Program - one of the most valuable within the E&I contract portfolio

    PPG Paints has the distribution footprint, skilled sales team, and extensive product selection necessary to meet the demands of all E&I member institutions.

    For detailed information on this contract, visit www.eandi.org. You may also contact your E&I Member Relations Executive or David Ott, E&I Portfolio Support Executive, Facilities.

     

     

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    High Performance Synthetic Turf Systems from FieldTurf



    Our new contract with FieldTurf offers high-quality products and superior service for all of your synthetic turf needs.

    FieldTurf synthetic turf systems feature unsurpassed safety and durability, providing you with the opportunity to maximize the value of your investment. Whether its football, soccer, baseball or any other sport, FieldTurf will provide your athletes with the safety and performance they need to perform at their best.

    Agreement Highlights:


    • All-inclusive product offering including turf, track, indoor flooring and tennis courts

    • Project design, development and construction management

    • Professional services - engineering, survey, geotechnical and others

    • Maintenance and field care solutions

    FieldTurf has set the standard in the synthetic turf industry. For more information on how you can begin saving with this exciting new agreement, please contact your E&I Member Relations Executive or Tina Smith, Portfolio Support Executive - Interiors. You can also visit us at www.eandi.org.

     

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    Board Member Spotlight: Mary Dukakis


    Learn more about the incredible people leading your cooperative. Check out their responses to some fun, random, questions you won’t find in a typical professional bio. You might be surprised what you learn!

    Name/Title: Mary Dukakis, Associate Vice President of Strategic Sourcing at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, New Hampshire.

    MaryDukakisRole model: My mother

    Favorite quote: I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. –Maya Angelou

    When I’m not at work you can find me: In my garden (or driving carpool)

    Something most people don’t know about me: I play violin

    I decided to serve on E&I’s Board because I wanted to: Make a difference in an organization that serves a critical role in higher education

    The most rewarding aspect of serving as a Board member has been: Working with, and learning from, the many talented people from my profession.

    My vision for E&I is: To be considered innovative and an organization that everyone in Higher Education looks to as an example of excellence. To be thought of as an entity that truly adds value to those they serve.

    Three words I would use to describe the Cooperative: Talented. Dedicated. Caring.

    Additional comments/thoughts/words of wisdom: It has been, and continues to be, a great honor to serve on the E&I Board of Directors. It has truly been a highlight of my career. I encourage everyone to get involved with E&I and remember that we own the Co-op and can influence its continual growth and strength.


     

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    Having Some Fun with Our PSE Michael Mast

    Our team of Portfolio Support Executives (PSEs) isn’t just talented, they’re pretty interesting too! We’ve developed a series of PSE Spotlights to showcase each of their amazing personalities. This spotlight will focus on Michael Mast. Mike is responsible for our technology portfolio, and has been with the Cooperative since May of 2014.

    MichaelMast


    In your own words, describe your position/responsibilities as a PSE:
    I see myself as a catalyst for presenting the value proposition of E&I and our technology portfolio to current and prospective members as well as our contract partners.

    Best piece of advice you’ve ever been given: Invest your time in understanding your customer and making them the hero by helping them solve what keeps them up at night and they will invest in you.

    Guilty pleasure? What can you not live without?
    Coca Cola

    Childhood dream job?
    U.S. Airforce Fighter Pilot

    How do you spend your free time?
    Spending quality time with my grandchildren and wife

    Last book you read?
    Inside the Tornado by Geoffrey A. Moore

    Theme song:
    Dream On - Aerosmith

    Which actor would play you in the movie about your life?
    Ben Affleck

     

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    Best of Neocon 2016 – Congrats to Our Award Winning Suppliers




    The winners of the 2016 Best of NeoCon Competition were recently announced during an awards breakfast hosted by Contract magazine. More than 90 awards were distributed in this year’s competition, including nine Innovation Awards and a Best of Competition Award.

    Congratulations to our award-winning suppliers:

    NeoconGunlocke
    Metta
    Seating: Guest
    Gold

    Interface
    World Woven Collection
    Carpet: Modular
    Silver

    Steelcase
    Bassline Tables
    Tables: Occasional
    Innovation

    High Density Storage
    Files & Mobile Storage Systems
    Gold

    New Black Collection
    Textiles: Upholstery
    Innovation

    Steelcase Workplace Advisor
    Workplace Technologies
    Silver

    Tarkett
    Collections Infinies
    Flooring: Hard Surface
    Gold

    Mesto Configuration
    Healthcare Flooring
    Innovation

    Open Archive: Over Stitch and Moquette
    Carpet: Broadloom
    Gold

    Open Archive: GeoKnot and Cache Tweed
    Carpet: Modular
    Innovation

     

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    Maximizing Your Purchasing Power

     

    Maximizing Your Purchasing Power
    Recent Contract Adoptions

    Your E&I agreements continue to gain acceptance and support from members like you. These contract adoptions are a true testament to the power and value of cooperative purchasing.

    Take a look below to see a sampling of the contracts that your colleagues have recently adopted. For more information on any of the Cooperative’s competitively awarded contracts, please contact your E&I Member Relations Executive.


                 
                   Arizona State University
                   California Institute of Technology
                   Carnegie Mellon University
                   Eastern Wyoming College
                   Hillsborough Community College
                   Kamehameha Schoolsy
                   Lehigh Carbon Community College
                   Saint Peter’s University
                   Sam Houston State University


                 
                   Center for Jewish Living
                   Concordia University
                   Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
                   University of North Carolina - Greensboro


                 
                   Abilene Christian University
                   Brown University
                   Chapman University
                   Florida SouthWestern State College
                   Georgia Southwestern State University
                   Kankakee Community College
                   Montgomery College
                   Moravian College
                   Robert Morris University
                   Rockdale County Public Schools
                   School District of Hillsborough County
                   University of California – Berkeley
                   University of West Georgia


                 
                   Eastern Wyoming College
                   Institute for the International Education of Students
                   Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart


                 
                   Amego, Inc.
                   Ancora EducationGunnery, Inc.
                   Brandeis University
                   Cornell University
                   Doane College
                   Dothan City Schools
                   Iowa State University
                   Lake Forest Academy
                   Massasoit Community College
                   New Mexico Highlands University
                   Ocean County College
                   University of New Hampshire – Durham
                   University of La Verne
                   University of New England


                 
                   Kankakee Community College
                   Massasoit Community College
                   Prince George's Community College
                   Texas A&M University - College Station


                 
                   Amarillo College
                   Creighton University
                   Hagerstown Community College
                   Massasoit Community College
                   South Florida State College
                   University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill


                 

                   Staples Business Advantage
                   Alexandria Country Day School
                   Ancora Education
                   Concordia University
                   Huntington Theatre Company, Inc.
                   Merrimack College
                   Midland Christian School
                   Pettisville Local Schools
                   Phillips Exeter Academy
                   Southern Research Institution
                   Springfield Platteview Community Schools
                   StrataTech Education Group
                   University of St. Mary
                   Worcester Polytechnic Institute

                   Staples Promotional Products
                   City University of New York Brooklyn College
                   Faith Heritage School
                   Northeastern University
                   University of Indianapolis


                 
                   Anchorage School District
                   Clark Atlanta University
                   Davenport University
                   Eastern Wyoming College
                   Judge Memorial Catholic High School
                   Kankakee Community College
                   Larkin Health Sciences Institute
                   Lynn University
                   Schreiner University
                   South Plains College
                   University of Missouri - Columbia


                 
                   Faith Heritage School
                   Fremont City Schools


                 
                   Mount Sinai School of Medicine
                   Texas A&M University - Commerce


                  
                   Alabama State University
                   Drew University
                   Dakota Wesleyan University
                   Commonwealth Medical College
                   Eden Prairie Schools
                   Lincoln Land Community College
                   Montana State University – Billings
                   Moravian College
                   Morton Arboretum
                   New York Institute of Technology
                   Robert Morris University
                   Saint Joseph's University
                   Syracuse University
                   University of Arizona
                   University of Richmond
                   Waco Independent School District

     

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    Calendar of Events

    Save the Date - Upcoming Events You Won't Want to Miss!


       


    July

    July 12-14
    APPA/SRAPPA/TNAPPA: Annual Conference & Exhibition
    Nashville, TN
    http://www.nacufs.org



    September

    Sep 24 - 27
    Community College Business Officers (CCBO) Annual International Conference
    Lake Buena Vista, FL
    www.asumag.com



    October

    Oct 3 - 5
    Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) North Central Regional Conference
    Evanston, IL
    www.scup.org

    Oct 5 - 7
    Greenbuild
    Los Angeles, CA
    www.greenbuildexpo.com

    Oct 7
    Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) North Atlantic Symposium
    Boston, MA - Northeastern University
    www.scup.org

    Oct 9 - 12
    NACAS Annual Conference
    Indianapolis, IN
    www.nacas.org

    Oct 9 - 12
    Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Annual Conference
    Baltimore, MD
    www.conference.aashe.org/

    Oct 16 - 18
    Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) Southern Regional Conference
    Charlotte, NC
    www.scup.org

    Oct 16 - 19
    HighEdWeb Conference
    Memphis, TN
    www.highedweb.org

    Oct 16 - 19
    Association for College & University Technology Advancement (ACUTA) Fall Seminar
    Denver, CO
    www.acuta.org/

    Oct 24 - 27
    Association of College and University Housing Officers International (ACUHO-I) / APPA Housing Facilities Conference
    Scottsdale, AZ
    www.acuho-i.org

    Oct 25 - 28
    EDUCAUSE Annual Conference
    Anaheim, CA
    www.educause.edu



     

     

     

     

     

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