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May 25, 2016 (Cleveland)

CHAMPS Group Purchasing and Hepner Air Filter Service Renew Contract for Air Filtration Products

HepnerCHAMPS Group Purchasing announces the relaunch of its custom contract with Hepner Air Filter Services for air filter products. The custom contract with Hepner is available to CHAMPS’ 7,000+ members nationwide until December 2018.

“CHAMPS is pleased to announce the renewal of our contract with Hepner Filter Sales & Service,” said Jan Elder, director, contracting services, CHAMPS Group Purchasing. “For nearly 20 years, Hepner has provided the CHAMPS membership with all their filter product needs. Our ongoing partnership reflects CHAMPS’ commitment to supporting Cleveland-based businesses through our custom GPO portfolio.”

Hepner enhanced the list of products and services available to the CHAMPS membership. The updated price list provides discounts for all types of filters, including air, liquid, HEPA, gas, paint, filter housings, dust collector cartridges and custom products. In addition, Hepner provides filter changing services for members located throughout the state of Ohio.

“Hepner is excited to renew our contract with CHAMPS for another three years,” said Eric Hepner, vice president and owner, Hepner Air Filter Services. “We have been partners with CHAMPS Group Purchasing since 1994 and look forward to continuing our relationship.”

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 Hepner Air Filter Service
Founded in 1949, Hepner was established as a cleaning service for panel type air and grease filters. From very modest beginnings, we have grown over the years, through constant improvement and expansion of our facilities to better service our accounts. Our own staff is backed by the research and production facilities of our suppliers. Our sales engineers are trained and experienced in all areas of filtration. Decades later, Hepner is now a worldwide supplier and manufacturer of quality engineering filtration products. Hepner offers a diverse line of high quality filtration products for air, gas, chemical and liquid applications to hundreds of industries for thousands of end-use applications. For more, visit