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OAK CREEK, Wis. (Nov. 4, 2015) – SurfaceWorks has been awarded a national contract from The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS).  The contract was awarded by Region 8 Education Service Center (ESC) in Texas after meeting strict guidelines established by the ESC 8 administration.  

The agreement is written in such a way that members can “piggyback” off the contract terms and conditions. This allows purchasing professionals from state and local governments and non-profit organizations including but not limited to: K-12 school districts, charter schools, colleges and universities and churches to utilize the agreement.

This contract, number 1102215 for Furniture, became effective on October 22, 2015 with two possible 1-year auto renewals through October 25, 2018. It allows all TIPS members access to competitively procured contracts with quality vendors and pricing based on a “national” high-profile contract.

SurfaceWorks has also recently been awarded a National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA) contract. This contract, number 07-46 for Furniture, is effective immediately and extends to October 31, 2018.  The agreement also includes “piggybacking” language that allows various state and local governments and non-profit organizations across the nation to utilize it.

About TIPS
The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS) is a national purchasing cooperative that offers access to competitively procured purchasing contracts to its membership. TIPS is housed at and managed by the Region 8 Education Service Center located in Pittsburg, Texas.

About SurfaceWorks
SurfaceWorks is a leading innovator in tables, worksurfaces and desking for the office, educational, hospitality and healthcare markets for over 60 years. Our cutting edge solutions include unusual base designs, impact resistant urethane edges and endless material and color combinations. For more information, visit .