Cooperative agreement offers abundant choices for playground gear
Two global vendors, GameTime and KOMPAN, have won a U.S. Communities cooperative contract for playground equipment, outdoor fitness equipment, site accessories, surfacing and related products and services. The contract will enable more than 90,000 public agencies nationwide to obtain a variety of equipment and services at the best overall supplier government pricing, without going out for time-consuming bids.
The contract was awarded through a competitive solicitation process conducted by the lead public agency, Charlotte, N.C. The contract term is for five years with a start date of July 1, 2017, with the option to extend the contract for two additional periods of two years each. The contract number for GameTime: 2017001134. The contract number for KOMPAN: 2017001135.
To learn more about this new contract, register for one of U.S. Communities’ 45-minute complimentary webinars. If you are unable to attend the webinars, click the supplier partner links to learn more or contact the supplier partners directly.
• GameTime combines a passion for play with contemporary design, world-class manufacturing, and research-based programs and curriculum. The company designs products that provide developmental benefits, promote inclusive play and entertain children and families. The firm provides turnkey, personal service throughout all phases of an entity’s project to ensure that the playground, fitness park, Challenge Course, or one-of-a-kind, custom play space is a community centerpiece.
• KOMPAN’s products are designed to significantly improve health, learning and social inclusion. The company's playgrounds are built from high-quality materials to ensure the best achievable warranty and ease of maintenance. Whether an agency is looking for organic nature play structures, net and rope, urban play, classic jungle gyms or sport and fitness areas, KOMPAN provides a solution to help make communities happier and healthier through play.
To learn more about this new contract, view an on-demand Contract Webinar. You can also click on the supplier partner links to learn more or contact the suppliers directly.
U.S. Communities aggregates the purchasing power of more than 90,000 public agencies nationwide by offering participating public agencies the ability to make purchases through existing, competitively solicited contracts between a supplier and a lead public agency.
The organization is a leading national cooperative purchasing program, providing government procurement resources and solutions to local and state government agencies, school districts (K-12), higher education institutions, and nonprofits looking for the best overall supplier government pricing. There are no costs or fees to participate.