Procurement

Toro Awarded National IPA Contract

April 06, 2017 - Press Release

Photo courtesy of Toro
Photo courtesy of Toro

The Toro Company has been awarded a new cooperative purchasing contract from the City of Mesa, Ariz., for use by all municipal agencies and other authorized users. This contract will be marketed nationally by the cooperative National IPA (Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance).

This national cooperative contract is a single award, which offers lower costs plus time and resource savings to participating agencies nationwide. The Toro equipment includes a full line of products from commercial turf care equipment, irrigation solutions, construction equipment, and landscape contractor equipment, in addition to BOSS snow and ice management equipment.

“We’re extremely pleased to have earned this award by the City of Mesa,” explained Rick Olson, president and CEO of The Toro Company. “Alongside our trusted distributor in the area, Simpson Norton, we look forward to building our relationship with the City of Mesa and helping public and non-profit agencies nationwide access this agreement through the marketing efforts of National IPA.”

After the City of Mesa, Ariz. awarded The Toro Company the competitively solicited contract, the cooperative partner National IPA will continue to help with the overall administration and marketing of the new contract.

“We’re thrilled to have played a part in this exciting new relationship between Toro and the City of Mesa,” says Ken Heckman, senior vice president of sales & account management for National IPA. “As the lead agency for this competitively solicited and awarded contract, the City of Mesa has established an agreement that will serve government agencies throughout the country by providing them tremendous savings on Toro’s complete breadth of top-quality equipment.”

The cooperative purchasing agency works with more than 48,000 entities across the United States and strives to provide economical buying opportunities for its members. The City of Mesa contract number for this agreement is: 2017025. The contract officially went into effect on April 1.

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