SurfaceWorks has been awarded two contracts: State of Mississippi and State of North Carolina.
The State of Mississippi contract is a negotiated contract awarded by the Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration (DFA)—the primary agency responsible for State government financial and administrative options.
Negotiated contracts are entered into when a commodity is used by multiple state agencies and a standard specification fails to meet the needs of a majority of the state agencies. Negotiated contracts allow the using departments to determine individual needs and to procure the most appropriate items at reasonable costs.
Mississippi state contract, number 8200045566 for Furniture (Cafeteria, Dormitory, Library Furniture and Shelving, Lounge, Modular Office, School Furniture, Seating, Wood Desks and Wood Credenzas), is effective July 1, 2019, and extends to June 30, 2020. The contract is available for use by all Mississippi State Agencies.
SurfaceWorks was also awarded a North Carolina state contract. The contract was competitively solicited and awarded by the State of North Carolina Department of Administration (DOA) Division of Purchase and Contract (P&C). The intent of this Statewide Term Contract is to supply the State’s requirements for Furniture throughout the State of North Carolina.
This contract, number 420A for Furniture (Casegoods, Classroom, Bookcases, Computer Furniture, Mobile and Folding Tables, Commercial Dining), is effective July 1, 2019, and extends to June 30, 2022. The contract is mandatory for State Departments and most State Agencies and by State higher education institutions. It may also be utilized, without further exception, by non-mandatory State Agencies and Other Eligible Entities.
The Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration is the primary agency responsible for State government financial and administrative operations including employee payroll, vendor payments, employee insurance, construction, maintenance, and protection of State building in the Capitol Complex, financial information management systems, management of the State’s vehicle fleet, and numerous other related activities. DFA is composed of twenty (20) offices with a total staff of approximately 400 employees.
Created in 1957, the Department of Administration acts as the business manager for North Carolina state government. The department oversees Government Operations such as building construction, purchasing and contracting goods and services, managing state vehicles, acquiring and disposing of real estate property, and operating auxiliary services such as courier mail delivery and the sale of state and federal surplus property.
SurfaceWorks manufactures innovative table solutions for the education, hospitality, healthcare, government and corporate markets. The family-owned company is headquartered in Oak Creek, Wis. and has independent sales representatives in the United States, Canada, Central America, South America, the Middle East and the Caribbean. SurfaceWorks cutting-edge solutions include unique base designs, impact resistant urethane edges and infinite material and color combinations.