News Releases July 19, 2016
John Deere Awarded Construction Equipment Contract by National Purchasing Partners Government
MOLINE, Illlinois (July 19, 2016) — John Deere was the only original equipment manufacturer recently awarded a three-year construction equipment contract by the National Purchasing Partners Government Division (NPPGov), a cooperative purchasing organization that serves public and nonprofit markets by providing access to contracts created through a request for proposal process conducted by a lead public agency. The cooperative contract includes the manufacturer's full line of construction equipment and commercial worksite products, and already satisfies the bid process, helping eligible organizations in the U.S. easily acquire the equipment they need.
"Cooperative purchasing is the way of the future for many state and local government agencies and nonprofit organizations, and we're looking forward to offering our robust line of construction equipment to NPPGov members," said Mark Deakyne, state contract manager, John Deere Construction & Forestry. "The contract simplifies equipment purchasing while complying with procurement requirements, providing organizations peace of mind when purchasing their next piece of construction equipment."
To utilize the contract, organizations must be NPPGov members. Registering is a quick, easy process and entirely free. There is no obligation to purchase either. NPPGov members interested in procuring construction equipment from John Deere can reference contract number PS16001.
NPPGov is the government division of National Purchasing Partners (NPP), which serves as a nationwide channel to offer publicly awarded agreements to public entities. NPP is a private company owned by a nonprofit hospital, Virginia Mason, in Seattle, Washington.
About Deere & Company
Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) is a world leader in providing advanced products and services and is committed to the success of customers whose work is linked to the land - those who cultivate, harvest, transform, enrich and build upon the land to meet the world's dramatically increasing need for food, fuel, shelter and infrastructure. Since 1837, John Deere has delivered innovative products of superior quality built on a tradition of integrity. For more information, visit John Deere at its worldwide website at www.JohnDeere.com.
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