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.

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

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
  • K-12 Annual E-Commerce (B2B) Rebate on sales made through an e-commerce platform
  • K-12 Specific Market Basket to demonstrate district savings.

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.

Eligibility
Prior to enrolling in the new contract, please review the comprehensive contract summary, to learn about the tiered program, and eligibility requirements. If you have additional questions about eligibility, please contact your E&I Member Relations Representative or Liz Loughlin, VWR Area Vice President, East, Education & Medical Research and National Accounts, via email or at (347) 244.5864.

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

Co-Primary and Primary Tiers
To be considered for the Co-Primary or Primary Tier, please contact your E&I Member Relations Representative or Linda Lavigne, VWR Director National Accounts and Business Development, via email or at (801) 243.0227.

Affiliate Members: Tiered Enrollment
As a Member, you may elect to extend your negotiated pricing to a related third party, or affiliate member. To be considered, and to learn more about the Affiliated Member program please contact your E&I Member Relations Representative or Linda Lavigne, VWR Director National Accounts and Business Development, via email or at (801) 243.0227.

Standalone Programs
Standalone programs are designed to assist members who are not eligible for the tiered programs. If, after reviewing the comprehensive contract summary, you deem that you are not eligible for the tiered programs, and would like to learn more about the following standalone programs, please contact your E&I Member Relations Representative or Linda Lavigne, VWR Director National Accounts and Business Development, via email or at (801) 243.0227.

Furniture
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.

Exclusive
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 mcostigan@eandi.org or Liz Loughlin at liz_loughlin@vwr.com to formally document this exception.

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