BROWN DEER, WI, MARCH 11, 2014 – TAPCO today announced it has been awarded a multi-year contract to supply traffic control products and solutions to participants in the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance. Barron County, WI served as the lead public agency and awarded TAPCO the contract after carefully evaluating proposals from other manufacturers.
This is the first time the U.S. Communities cooperative purchasing program has provided access to a competitively solicited contract for traffic control and related products and solutions. Through the new contract, registered users of U.S. Communities will benefit from a full-suite of traffic, parking and safety products and services to help drive efficiencies and make roadways safer.
The exclusive contract gives more than 90,000 public sector entities such as state agencies, local governments, special districts, school districts, and public and nonprofit higher education institutions access to TAPCO’s products and services.
“TAPCO was selected in a competitive solicitation process based on their proposal, offering a comprehensive range of traffic and parking related products and systems,” said Mark Servi, Highway Commissioner, Barron County, WI and President of NACE (National Association of County Engineers). “We are excited that Barron County is able to provide the contract vehicle for these diverse products and services on a nationwide basis.”
TAPCO, acknowledged by INC™ Magazine Future 5000 list as one of the nation’s fastest growing privately owned small businesses in America, is a respected leader in the manufacturing and distribution of traffic, parking and safety products, systems and solutions. Since 1956, TAPCO has served federal, state, county, municipal, and private contractor sales & service through a national sales team, comprehensive product catalog, and full-featured online store at www.tapconet.com