Now that 2013 is officially here, we at Papertec are excited about the year ahead, and we have a lot to look forward to. In addition to continuing to offer our clients the highest quality specialty papers, films, and boards, we are eager to begin our new venture of working with the federal government.
We were recently awarded a GSA Schedule 81 contract (GS-02F-0162X) and have placed our selection of paper products, tapes, and wraps on the government’s electronic ordering system, GSA Advantage!®. So what exactly is GSA? In a nutshell, GSA is the U.S. General Services Administration, and GSA Advantage!® is the government’s premier online shopping system. According to its website (http://www.gsa.gov/portal/category/21354), GSA oversees the business of the federal government and “supplies federal purchasers with cost-effective, high-quality products and services from commercial vendors.” We are very proud that GSA has chosen us for this outstanding program.
Through our GSA contract, we will now have the “opportunity to provide federal agencies with significant cost savings from locally produced products,” according to Kevin Bielen, our VP of Production. We will now be able to also reach “numerous state and municipal governments as we can now offer them our vast selection of products at fixed government pricing.” Our specialty, locally-sourced, Made in the USA products will serve a wide range of applications for multiple government agencies, and we are proud to know that Papertec will be delivering cost-effective, exceptionally-made products to our government.
We are extremely excited to move into 2013 with this new venture, and will continue to bring our loyal, dedicated customers the quality and service they have come to expect for over 85 years.