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October 20, 2011 (Cleveland)

CHAMPS’ Agreement Offers Snider and Associates Playground Equipment

CHAMPS Group Purchasing announces an agreement with Snider and Associates, Inc. to provide CHAMPS members discounted pricing for playground equipment and site furnishings for sports, recreation and more.

This agreement with Snider and Associates (Snider), an Ohio based vendor, can provide service to any member in Indiana, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Ohio, along with several other states. The agreement offering playground equipment and site furnishings gives members discounted pricing off of the manufacturers’ list price. CHAMPS’ Snider agreement includes products from a wide array of manufacturers.

Jan Elder, CHAMPS contracting director, said, “We are very pleased to offer this new contract with Snider. Many members have asked for an agreement tailored to sports, playground and other equipment for outdoor installation.

James Snider, sales representative at Snider, said, “We are excited to be part of the CHAMPS group and their excellent network of providers. We look forward to contributing to their existing high quality standard product lines and adding some fun with our playground equipment.”

About CHAMPS Group Purchasing
As healthcare group purchasing experts, CHAMPS helps the healthcare industry save money and lightens the contracting burden for purchasing managers. For nearly 19 years, CHAMPS Group Purchasing has been an affiliate of Premier, Inc., one of the largest healthcare buying groups in the country, with over $36 billion in volume and more than 1,750 contracts.

With more than 4,000 clients nationwide, CHAMPS is one of Premier’s largest healthcare group purchasing affiliate programs and has been working in the healthcare arena since 1916. Choosing to partner with CHAMPS enables healthcare facilities access to Premier agreements, while benefiting from CHAMPS’ personal and expert service, aggregated contract portfolio and custom contract offerings – making utilization of the program as seamless as possible. For more, visit .
About Snider and Associates, Inc.
Snider and Associates, Inc. (Snider) has been in the recreation market since 1985 and has grown from about five people in the late 1980s to up to thirty people in peak season. Snider represents several quality manufacturers in the playground equipment, recreational and site furnishings fields. Snider provides their products as a “turn-key” service from design through installation as well as ongoing service and maintenance.