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February 01, 2012 (Cleveland)

CHAMPS’ New Agreement Offers Wall Protection Products

CHAMPS Group Purchasing announces an agreement with Pawling Corporation to provide CHAMPS Group Purchasing members discounted pricing on wall protection products and impact products, including handrails, wall guards, corner guards and wall coverings.

This agreement with Pawling Corporation, effective January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2013, services all CHAMPS members nationwide.

By utilizing this contract, CHAMPS members will benefit from expedited lead times, discounted pricing and a dedicated Pawling account manager to answer all questions and fulfill orders in a timely manner.

Jan Elder, CHAMPS contracting director, said, “CHAMPS is pleased to contract with Pawling for its wall guards, door protectors and handrails. Many of our members are already purchasing Pawling’s quality products, and this contract was created in response to their requests for group purchasing pricing.”

Heather Coldrick, Pawling Corporation sales manager said, “We are proud CHAMPS has chosen us as one of their newest contracted suppliers. Together, we can leverage our expertise to provide the healthcare industry with another solution for their facility needs. Our ultimate goal is to supply quality wall protection products at the best price possible.”

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 20 years, CHAMPS Group Purchasing has been an affiliate of Premier, Inc., one of the largest healthcare buying groups in the country, with over $43 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

Pawling Corporation
Pawling Corporation is a leading manufacturer of high-quality, durable architectural products. Pawling offers a comprehensive line of door and wall protection for the entire facility, in any application that will meet material specifications, as well as design needs.