Partac Peat CorporationPartac Peat Corporation Contact: Denise Pierce
BEAM CLAY® is the brand of infield materials that have been recognized as the standard of excellence for baseball and softball infields for many years. We have supplied over 150 Major and Minor League Baseball teams across the country. The NY Yankees, for instance, have played on BEAM CLAY®, as it has evolved over the years, since 1952 and the infield at the new Yankee Stadium is BEAM CLAY® Baseball Diamond Mix – Pro Premium. In addition, we supply hundreds other products used on sports fields from bases to windscreens, so that we can provide you with the best value and products, depending upon your level of maintenance, location, climate, and budget – to truly be “Your One-Stop Source for America’s Baseball and Sports Surfaces & Supplies!”
Athletic Equipment & Supplies – Bid recommended for approval in December 2022. Contract and extensions possible through March 2027.
PennsylvaniaPennsylvania Contact: Mark Carollo
The AEPA member in Pennsylvania is the Keystone Purchasing Network.
School Districts | Charter Schools | County Offices of Education | Community Colleges | Local Government | Non-profit Organizations
Neighboring States Served
Delaware | Maryland | New Hampshire | New York | Rhode Island
Phil Long DealershipsPhil Long Dealerships Contact: Rhett Butler
Phil Long Dealerships, Inc. is one of the largest privately held dealer groups in the Southwest Region. Started in 1945 by Mr. Phil Long and passing to Mr. Jay Cimino in 1975, it has grown to over 10 franchises with 25 rooftops. The strength of the Phil Long Family of Dealerships in such a competitive industry is the result of its ongoing commitment of Jay’s overall vision: Commitment to the Community, Quality Customer Service, and Exceptional Value. We are excited to expand our footprint nationally by working with AEPA and its member organizations.
Phil Long Dealerships, Inc. is pleased to provide commercial vehicles from Ford, Chevrolet, Toyota, Honda, Hyundai and Kia under contract pricing to the Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies and participating state members. Products under contract include compact through large sedans, small through large SUVs, Vans and Trucks from class 3 to 7 as well as turn-key upfits for trucks, vans, police and first responder vehicles. All items available under this contract are at minimum assembled in North America.
Bid recommended for approval in December 2019. Contract and extensions possible through March 2024.
Pitsco Education, LLCPitsco Education, LLC Contact: Angela Watson
Our experience tells us that the best way to educate students and prepare them for college and careers is to provide socially interactive, learner-centric environments where they can exchange and test ideas, work with others, and lead open-ended projects. We know it’s more than just content acquisition – it’s helping students develop perseverance, collaboration skills, and a growth mind-set.
This experience is rooted in and supported by research-based, future-relevant learning frameworks that form the foundation of our products and curriculum. We integrate the tenants of these frameworks into our development process to ensure we provide the resources schools need to help students develop the transferable skills required for success in life in an ever-changing world.
School & Instructional – Bid recommended for approval in December 2018. Contract and extensions possible through March 2023.
Career and Technical Education – Bid recommended for approval in April 2022. Contract and extensions possible through May 2026.
Playcraft SystemsPlaycraft Systems Contact: Kyle Fauley
For over 25 years, Playcraft Systems has strived to produce the finest playground equipment in the industry. Our dedication and an unyielding determination in craftsmanship has allowed us to set the new bar of quality for playground equipment. We have accomplished this by building on a foundation of sustainable materials, innovative design and our state-of-art manufacturing techniques. At Playcraft Systems, we ensure today’s generation of children will not only enjoy the element of play, but will one day bring their own children to that same playground and relive what it means to be a kid again.
Bid recommended for approval in April 2019. Contract and extensions possible through May 2023.