CLEVELAND – Applied Industrial Technologies, an independent distributors of bearings, power transmission components, fluid power components and systems, rubber products, linear components, and general maintenance and specialty items, recently announced the successful extension of its General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule contract: # GS 06F-0042R.
The 5-year contract renewal under Schedule 51V, Hardware Store Program from the GSA Center for Facilities Maintenance and Hardware extends through April 2015. It also includes Applied® Maintenance PRO® training courses to help government facility managers reduce operating costs and increase equipment uptime. Applied was first awarded a GSA Schedule contract in April, 2005.
“In our first 5 years as a GSA contract holder, Applied proved itself to be a valued partner by providing the highest quality industrial products along with exceptional service and value,” said Jeffrey C. Jung, Director of Government Sales. “We are pleased to continue our efforts of delivering value, efficiencies, and productivity improvements that serve to help our government customers.”
Applied offers more than 400,000 products through the GSA Advantage e-commerce website. The company is also an active supporter of GSA events and has won several GSA-sponsored awards.
With approximately 460 facilities and 4,500 employee associates across North America, Applied Industrial Technologies is an industrial distributor that offers more than 3 million parts critical to the operations of MRO and OEM customers in virtually every industry.In addition, Applied provides engineering, design, and systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber, and fluid power shop services. Applied also offers maintenance training, plus solutions to meet inventory and storeroom management needs that help provide enhanced value to its customers. For its fiscal year ended June 30, 2009, Applied posted sales of $1.9 billion.