Contract Number: CNR01459
Contract Date: 07/01/2018 – 06/30/2028
Agreement: Competitive
Renewals: 1 5-year renewal remaining
eProcurement: Punchout Capable
RFP Number & Name: 683309 / Laboratory Supplies and Services

Avantor, delivered by VWR

The Avantor, delivered by VWR contract provides access to mission critical product and service solutions across education at significant savings through a strong national distribution network. E&I members can choose from three tiers (basic, co-primary, primary) with increasing levels of discounts and member-specific hotlists.

As the channel brand of Avantor®, a Fortune 500 company, VWR serves as a leading global provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, education, government, and healthcare industries. VWR offers an integrated, seamless purchasing experience that is optimized for the way E&I members do business. Their portfolio is used in virtually every stage of the most important research, development, and production activities in the industries they serve.

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Supplier Diversity

Avantor, through their Supplier Diversity Program efforts, offers a multi-facet, multiple solution approach to supplier diversity, while connecting small and diverse businesses to their customers to not only meet but exceed supplier diversity and small businesses engagement goals and objectives. Avantor realizes reaching multiple goals in multiple locations throughout the E&I Cooperative’s footprint – spend, reporting, trade association engagement, innovation, economic impact, and others – can be challenging. That is why supplier diversity is a solution that matters to Avantor and is incorporated into their corporate policy. Many of Avantor customer's supplier diversity goals are attached/aligned to performance metrics, grants, legislative and external stakeholder’s pressures, shareholder value, expectations, students, and demands. Avantor’s solutions are confidential and proprietary and can be shaped individually to achieve multiple goals. Contact the Avantor Supplier Diversity team to begin your your journey to supplier diversity success.


VWR's sustainability commitment ensures Avantor's everyday actions generate positive impact on the environment and society. Learn more about the Science for Goodness sustainability platform, goals, and impacts. Browse VWR's environmentally preferable products. Learn about VWR's recycling and waste diversion solutions.

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