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Press Release: Purchasing and Manufacturing Survey 2017

Purchasing & Manufacturing Survey 2017 CoverRevenues and Employment Look Strong for the Coming Year Among Mid-sized Industrial U.S. Manufacturers

Prime Advantage, the leading group purchasing organization for mid-sized manufacturers, announced the findings of the 16th edition of its annual Purchasing and Manufacturing Survey. The survey provides a look into the financial projections and procurement insights of more than 750 U.S. manufacturing companies. This edition's results show that business is booming and the industry finds itself in impressive health. [Read More >]


Nucor Grating joins Prime Advantage as a Member

Nucor Grating is a significant supplier of grating products in both North America as well as internationally. Headquartered in Burlington, ON, Canada, the company manufactures a wide variety of shapes and sizes with various finishes suitable for all kinds of applications. Nucor's grating products are used in the architectural, mining, petroleum, petrochemical, pulp & paper, water treatment, chemical and power generation, transportation industries and military sectors.


National IPA Executive Leaders Form New Shared Services Organization, OMNIA Partners

OMNIA Partners brings together three subsidiaries: National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (National IPA); its recent acquisition, Prime Advantage, a Chicago-based mid-market manufacturing group purchasing organization; and Corporate United, a Cleveland-based group purchasing organization focused on customers within the Fortune 1000, with whom OMNIA has signed a definitive agreement to acquire.
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7 Oil Company Inc. joins Prime Advantage as a Member

7 OIl Company Inc. provides direct truck-to-truck mobile fueling, as well as bulk tanks, construction equipment, emergency back-up generators, heating oil delivery, HVAC service, and tank Install and removal. 7 Oil Company is headquartered in Cinnaminson, NJ.


CVP Systems joins Prime Advantage as a Member

CVP Systems, headquartered in Downers Grove, IL, is a leading manufacturer of high-speed packaging systems for the meat processing industry. CVP's Modified Atmosphere Packaging, a highly innovative packaging technology, extends the shelf life of food through removing air and introducing a more beneficial environment during packaging.


Tithe Corp. joins Prime Advantage as a new Member

Tithe Corp. is an internationally-recognized HVAC manufacturer headquartered in Baltimore, MD. Tithe Corp. offers mission-critical air conditioning, CRAC units and environmental control systems provisioning for data centers, computer rooms, telecom centers, IT centers, banks, healthcare facilities, MRI rooms, operating suites, laboratories and various other locations. Both cataloged and custom design-build equipment is available with options and features incorporated to ensure and support the efficient, sustained, integrity of customers' critical environments.


Duravant LLC joins Prime Advantage as a new Member

Duravant designs, manufactures, and maintains engineered process equipment, serving the food processing, packaging, and material handling segments.

Companies under these segments include Marlen International, ARPAC, Hamer Fischbein, and FMH Conveyors. Duravant's vision is to be recognized worldwide as the leading provider of the most innovative and reliable engineered equipment in every market they serve.


BONEAL INC. joins Prime Advantage as a Member

BONEAL INC. offers metal fabrication, custom injection molding, powder coating, metal machining, and assembling services. Headquartered in Means, KY, BONEAL also provides a wide-range of services like supply chain management, logistics, assembly, kitting, specialty manufacturing, and software development.

Burford Corp. joins Prime Advantage as a Member

Burford Corp. manufactures and supplies commercial bakery equipment. Located in Marysville, OK, its products include twist tyers, toppers and seeders, sprayers, sealers, splitters, and shakers. It also provides on-site support and repair services.


Abington Reldan Metals joins Prime Advantage as a Member

Headquartered in Fairless Hills, PA, Abington Reldan Metals provides State of The Art, efficient recycling and recovery of precious metals from scrap.

Alabama Dynamics joins Prime Advantage as a Member

Alabama Dynamics is a mid-to-large size fabrication, machining, and paint shop. Located in Calera, AL, the company specializes in building custom equipment and parts for the steel, oil, mining, minerals processing, pyro processing, and waterworks industries.


Procurement Professionals Innovate, Integrate, and Inspire at the Prime Advantage Spring Conference.

Award winning conference brings together supply chain thought leaders and Endorsed Suppliers to explore cost savings, collaborative relationships, and share best practices.
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Three Prime Advantage Executives Named "Pros to Know" by Supply Chain Industry Magazine

President Dan Grant, CSO Sheila O'Sullivan, and EVP Mike McDonald, All Make Repeat Appearances on Supply & Demand Chain Executive's Annual List of Who's Who in Supply Chain. [Full Press Release]


Tecumseh Poultry LLC (Smart Chicken) Joins Prime Advantage As a Member

Based in Waverly, NE, Tecumseh Poultry produces natural, free-roaming, grain-fed, and certified organic fresh chicken products which are air-cooled instead of chilled in standard (non-potable) communal water baths, which is the system that most producers use. Its products include whole and cut-up chickens, ground chicken meat, chicken franks, and sausage, including Italian sausage and bratwurst made with chicken.


Press Release: Prime Advantage CFO Survey 2017

CFO Survey 2017 Report CoverPrime Advantage Survey of Financial Executives Reveals Record Rates of Optimism for Business Growth in 2017 Among Midsized Industrial U.S. Manufacturers.

Prime Advantage, the leading group purchasing organization for midsized manufacturers, announced the findings of its ninth edition of the CFO Survey, revealing the financial projections and top concerns of industrial manufacturing companies. The results show that optimism in manufacturing among the group's Members is at its highest levels since the annual survey's inception. [Find Out More]


Seguin Fabricators Joins Prime Advantage As a Member

Headquartered in Seguin, TX, Seguin Fabricators, Ltd. offers quality steel fabrication that serves the industry in water and wastewater treatment plants. Heavily concentrated in the Dallas and Houston Metropolitan areas and throughout Texas, Seguin Fab provides the industry with unmatched service in steel, aluminum and stainless steel fabrication.


Prime Advantage Announces New On-Demand Engineering Solutions Offering

Engineering resources program helps decrease costs, improve quality, and reduce risk.
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GBC Metals Joins Prime Advantage As a Member

GBC Metals is a leading converter, fabricator, distributor, and processor of specialized non-ferrous products. Headquartered in Louisville, KY, the company operates through three segments: Olin Brass, Chase Brass, and A.J. Oster. It is involved in metal melting and casting, rolling, drawing, extruding, welding, and stamping to fabricate finished and semi-finished alloy products from processed scrap, copper cathode, and other refined metals. The company offers a range of copper and brass sheet, strip, foil, rod, tube, and fabricated metal component products under the Olin Brass, Chase Brass, and A.J. Oster brands.


Pulltarps Mfg. Joins Prime Advantage As a Member

Based in El Cajon, CA, Pulltarps Mfg. offers a full line of truck tarp systems including manual arm systems, automatic arm systems, and front to back cable systems.


Press Release: Industrial Manufacturers' GPO Prime Advantage Tackles the Rising Cost of Healthcare

Prime Advantage announced that it has expanded the categories in which it reduces costs for its Members to now include Healthcare costs.
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DMI Companies joins Prime Advantage as a Member

DMI Companies, headquartered in Charleroi, PA, provide superior HVAC products to contractors and builders worldwide. DMI Companies is comprised of four divisions; Ductmate Industries, AireTechnologies, Inc., GreenSeam Industries and Linx Industries.


VT Hackney joins Prime Advantage as a Member

VT Hackney encompasses two of America's great transportation brands with Hackney and Kidron. Since 1946, Hackney and Kidron have specialized in manufacturing vocational truck body and cab products built for customers representing the world's most recognizable products. Headquartered in Washington, NC, the company's diverse product line targets efficiency and safety in product delivery in dry, refrigerated and multi-temp distribution methods.


Artic Temp, Inc. Joins Prime Advantage as a Member

Artic Temp, Inc., a division of Imperial-Brown, Inc., is one of the leading manufacturers of walk-in coolers and freezers in the nation. Artic Temp is located in Prague, Oklahoma.


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