Maintenance, Repair and Operations Supplies Contracts

Published: September 27th, 2007

Category: Memos

Michael V. McKee, Assistant Vice President and University Controller

The University of Florida Purchasing department in conjunction with Housing and Residence Education, Physical Plant Division and IFAS Facilities Planning and Operations is pleased to announce the award of contracts for the procurement of Maintenance, Repair & Operations (MRO) Supplies that include such items as air filters, electrical items, janitorial products, industrial supplies and much more. The awarded vendors are: American Air Filter (AAF), Colonial Paper Company, Grainger, Graybar, Heritage Paper and Unisource.

These contracts represent an average overall savings of 5% over the University’s current pricing and include additional benefits such as reporting, in house training, web page ordering and defined service level metrics. As our contract vendors, we will be working closely with AAF, Colonial Paper, Grainger, Graybar, Heritage Paper and Unisource to ensure this initiative continues to satisfy our goals of securing competitive pricing, excellent service levels and enhancing the shopping experience for the University of Florida community.

Please see the UF Purchasing website at and navigate to left menu option, Special UF Pricing for additional contract details. If you need further information please contact, Mercedes Bongiovanni at 392-1391.

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