E&I is excited to announce the award of a new five-year laboratory supplies and services contract (CNR01459) with VWR, part of Avantor, effective July 1, 2018. As part of the award, the current contract (CNR01163) is further extended for all Members enrolled as of June 30, 2018 through December 30, 2019, to allow for a smooth transition. During this transition period VWR and E&I will educate membership on the new contract tiers and value, and how it aligns to organizational goals. Ward’s Science and Sargent Welch products are available via E&I’s VWR contract.
This contract was the result of a competitive solicitation based on E&I RFP #683309 for Laboratory Supplies & Services.
Acquired by Avantor in 2017 as a wholly-owned subsidiary, 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.
The combined company is a trusted end-to-end partner to customers and suppliers from discovery to delivery. With operations in over 30 countries and a diverse portfolio that includes over 4 million branded and manufactured products, VWR enables customer success through innovation, cGMP manufacturing, and comprehensive service offerings.
Collectively, they set science in motion to create a better world.
- Tiered participation levels
- Exclusive general discount and rebate structure for E&I members
- Standalone and affiliate programs
- Tiered market basket and member-specific hotlist
- Access to Ward’s Science and Sargent Welch Science Education and Healthcare specific lists
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com or Liz Loughlin at firstname.lastname@example.org to formally document this exception.