“The contract with the State of New York simplifies the process for New York state agencies to purchase high-quality playground equipment and accessories from Burke,” said Michael Phelan, president and CEO of BCI Burke Company.
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (PRWEB) September 21, 2015
The State of New York has approved a contract for Burke playground equipment through The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN) for use by all state agencies and other authorized users. The contract was approved by the State of New York on September 17, 2015, and the new agreement provides state agencies competitive pricing for the entire portfolio of Burke playgrounds and recreation products.
With this TCPN/Burke contract approval, New York state agencies will have the opportunity to purchase the latest high-quality, innovative playgrounds and at competitive rates.
“We are honored that the State of New York has awarded the TCPN BCI Burke contract for playground equipment. Over 49,000 agencies have utilized at least one TCPN contract during the last twelve months. We are excited that additional agencies in New York will be able to start leveraging the national buying power, while receiving the high level of quality that BCI Burke is known for,” said Chris Penny, Vice President of TCPN.
TCPN is one of the fastest-growing cooperative purchasing companies in the nation, and each contract is written to ensure maximum value and security for all parties involved. Additionally, a significant portion of TCPN’s revenue goes to education initiatives.
“The contract with the State of New York simplifies the process for New York state agencies to purchase high-quality playground equipment and accessories from Burke,” said Michael Phelan, president and CEO of BCI Burke Company. “This is a very exciting time for us at Burke as we celebrate 95 years of manufacturing innovative products, backed by the very best customer service. I am confident that our customers in New York will appreciate the ease of purchasing Burke Built playground equipment with the TCPN contract and bypassing the tedious and time consuming bid process,” he continued.
The list of entities authorized to participate in the contract includes, but is not limited to, K-12 schools, municipalities, colleges and universities, counties and religious organizations. Authorized users should reference the current copy of the contract award before purchasing from the contract and the New York State contract number is: PC67194.
About Burke Playgrounds
At Burke creating a playground means creating memories, a space for gathering, interaction and exercise. We’ve been in the playground industry for 95 years creating quality park and recreation equipment and continue to innovate every day. Join us as we move into the future and continue to Reinvent Play! All Recreation Products is the exclusive Burke Representative in New York. To learn more, visit http://www.bciburke.com.