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March 30, 2016 (Cleveland)

CHAMPS Group Purchasing and Leff Electric Renew Contract for Lighting and Electric Supplies

CHAMPS Group Purchasing and Leff Electric Renew Contract for Lighting and Electric SuppliesCHAMPS Group Purchasing announces the renewal of a three-year custom contract with Leff Electric for lighting and electric supplies. The contract with Leff Electric is available to all CHAMPS’ members regardless of their location or class of trade.

“It is with great pride that we announce the renewal of our contract with Leff Electric for lighting and electric supplies,” said Jan Elder, director of contracting services, CHAMPS Group Purchasing. “CHAMPS’ members have relied on Leff Electric for GPO pricing and outstanding service since 2000, and this renewal extends our highly successful contract for another three years. Like CHAMPS, Leff Electric is Cleveland based, and this long-standing partnership is one more example of CHAMPS’ commitment to supporting important regional vendors within our portfolio.”

The CHAMPS / Leff Electric contract covers all products sold by Leff Electric including GE lamps and ballasts, LED fixtures, as well as receptacles and power strips. 

In addition to providing comprehensive GPO pricing, Leff Electric offers CHAMPS’ members other money-saving services, including:

  • Lighting audits
  • Solutions to improve overall light quality while reducing utility costs
  • Training on the latest electrical products which meet regulatory compliance’s (e.g., power strips in patient-care areas) 

“Leff Electric has been distributing electrical supplies for 93 years,” Kelli Williams, Leff Electric’s CHAMPS sales representative. “We are excited to continue our relationship with CHAMPS to help its members meet their electrical needs, as well as train and educate them on the latest technologies in lighting to help significantly reduce their energy costs. As part of the CHAMPS contract, members will receive a special discounted rate on all electrical and lighting supplies. Leff Electric is looking forward to connecting with CHAMPS' members to assist them in taking advantage of the special pricing and services offered through the CHAMPS contract.”

About CHAMPS Group Purchasing
CHAMPS Group Purchasing leverages the purchasing power of 7,000+ member locations across the United States allowing them access to significant savings in product categories, including medical supplies, foodservice, wireless, office supplies and facility maintenance. As an owner of Premier, one of the largest buying groups in the country, CHAMPS sponsors its members allowing them access to more than $44 billion in purchasing volume, 2,000+ agreements, GPO contract management and unparalleled customer service. It’s simple to start realizing significant savings - with zero fees and no cost to join - the sign-up process is seamless. CHAMPS is honored to be named as one of The Cleveland Plain Dealer’s Top Workplaces in 2014 and 2015, as well as to ERC’s NorthCoast 99 List in 2003, 2004, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2015. For more, visit 

About Leff Electric
Leff Electric distributes major manufacturers' electrical products such as lamps, lighting fixtures, ballasts, energy saving products, distribution equipment, conduit, connectors, wire, enclosures, and more. Our tag line, "wired to serve you better" exemplifies our passion in servicing our customers. To learn more about Leff Electric, a leading distributor of electrical products in Northern Ohio, visit