E&I Cooperative Services Announces 13th Annual Business Partner Award Winners

Grainger, Wayne’s Roofing, Patterson Dental, Staples, Mythics, and Enterprise Honored for Exceptional Contributions

Jericho, N.Y. – E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) has announced the winners of its 13th annual Business Partner Awards. These awards are presented to contracted E&I suppliers who have demonstrated extraordinary dedication and commitment to E&I’s higher education and K-12 membership community.

Nominees were identified by a team of E&I representatives and evaluated based on several criteria, including contract utilization, member purchases, new member acquisition, programs and level of service provided to members, and member satisfaction.

The winners for this year are:

  • Partner of the Year: W.W. Grainger
  • Foundation Partner of the Year: Enterprise Holdings
  • New Partner of the Year: Mythics
  • Regional Partner of the Year: Wayne’s Roofing
  • Best-in-Class Sales Support: Staples
  • Best-in-Class Member Responsiveness: Patterson Dental

“Delivering an exceptional member experience takes collaboration from every party, and through their outstanding services and support, these business partners have proven themselves as integral to our overall value proposition,” said Eric Frank, President and CEO of E&I. “E&I is dedicated to helping our member institutions maximize their education dollars through a comprehensive contract portfolio and strategic services. We couldn’t meet these goals without the support of our valued business partners.”

For more information about E&I and to learn about the contracts with these suppliers, visit www.eandi.org.

About E&I Cooperative Services

E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) is the only member-owned, non-profit procurement cooperative exclusively focused on serving education. E&I delivers unsurpassed value and an exceptional experience to its members through a broad portfolio of competitively solicited contracts with industry-leading suppliers as well as innovative sourcing solutions. The Cooperative empowers its members to make informed, analytics-driven decisions to capture more spend and optimize their education dollars. For more information, please visit www.eandi.org.


Media Contact
Nicole Katz
Sr. Manager, Marketing Content & Communications
E&I Cooperative Services
631.630.8294 | nkatz@eandi.org


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