Sargent Welch

From biology and geology to earth science, chemistry, physics, and more, E&I’s Sargent Welch contract delivers products and materials designed to meet the unique needs of K-12. A wholly-owned division of VWR, this offering is available through E&I’s competitively solicited VWR contract. Doing business for more than 150 years, Sargent Welch is renowned for supplying quality laboratory equipment and supplies for education at the best value, while helping streamline the way schools and educators shop for science supplies.

Sargent Welch provides value-priced science supplies and easy shopping solutions on everything from hands-on specimens and activities to a wide selection of labware and furniture. This agreement helps members reduce costs, save time, and maximize budgetary ROI while simplifying the process of purchasing science supplies in the quantities you need.

Contract Highlights:

  • Aggressive discounts on science supplies, with free shipping on many items
  • Everything for your science lab at prices that meet your budget
  • Time-saving online shopping tools
  • Pre-approved E&I pricing means no need for comparison shopping

Please Note: E&I’s Sargent Welch, Ward’s Science, and VWR offerings are all available under the E&I VWR contract.

Learn More

Contact your Market Development Executive or Michael Costigan, Portfolio Support Executive, Research & Academic Healthcare.

Getting Started

Sargent Welch and Ward’s Science are brands of VWR. E&I members looking to access Sargent Welch and Ward’s products through E&I need to sign up for the E&I VWR Contract.

Tiered Programs

Basic Program
Sign up for the Basic Tier Program by completing this E&I/VWR Basic Tier Letter of Participation.

Co-Primary/Primary Program
To sign up for the Co-Primary or Primary Tier program, please contact your Market Development Executive or Linda Lavigne, VWR Director National Accounts and Business Development, via email or at (801) 243.0227.

To be considered to participate as an Affiliate Member associated with an existing VWR contract participant (and receive existing member pricing per the E&I/VWR Supplier Agreement), please complete the E&I/VWR Affiliate Program Letter of Participation. This is not a standalone program but an affiliation agreement with an existing tier (Basic, Co-Prime or Primary) Member.

Standalone Programs:
E&I and VWR offer a Standalone Furniture Program designed to assist members with the acquisition of laboratory furniture. This program does not require participation in the scientific supplies contract. To participate, please complete and sign the E&I/VWR Furniture Program Letter of Participation form.

E&I and VWR offer a Standalone Exclusive Program designed to assist members with the acquisition of VWR-branded laboratory supplies. To participate in the Standalone E&I VWR Exclusive Program, please complete and sign the E&I VWR Exclusives Letter of Participation form.

More Information:
If, after reviewing the comprehensive contract summary, you would like more information on pricing, incentives and terms, please initiate the RFI process by completing and submitting the online Request for Information form to receive the NDA.

A non-disclosure agreement (NDA) between VWR and E&I members must be signed prior to release of pricing and incentive information, for the new contract CNR01459. Should your state prohibit the signature of an NDA, please contact Mike Costigan at or Liz Loughlin at to formally document this exception.

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