September 8, 2010

Arvada, CO  – September 8, 2010 – CounterTrade Products, Inc. announced today that they have been awarded two multi-million dollar Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) under the Department of State’s Global Information Technology Modernization Program.  This program aims at supporting the President’s Management Agenda, which focuses on consolidating IT product purchasing methods.  The Department of the State needs highly reliable government contractors who are able to supply modernized technology equipment, with the ultimate goal of increasing Government efficiencies and lowering costs.

After thorough review of all contractor responses, the Department of the State decided on CounterTrade, a small woman owned business with 25 years of experience and 2008:9001 ISO certified procedures. CounterTrade was awarded a BPA for data storage hardware with a ceiling amount of $14 million over four years.  Similarly, the Department of the State awarded an additional contract to CounterTrade for high-end servers with a ceiling amount of $48 million over four years.

These contract awards provide CounterTrade with the opportunity to continue to provide high quality IT equipment to federal clients; We were very confident with our responses, as we were able to provide both competitive pricing and a solid technical proposal substantiated by our past performance, said Joe Boglino, VP of Sales regarding the bidding process.  Conducting federal business is not about ceiling amounts or promises made in responses documents; conducting federal business is about supplying the highest level of quality, both in products and in services, to ensure that our government has all the tools necessary to provide for our country.

CounterTrade Products, Inc. provides Information Technology products and services for education, state and federal government clients from a product line card consisting of more than 1 million products and 2,200 manufacturers. A small woman-owned business (SBA certified) since 1985, CounterTrade is ISO 9001:2008 certified, has a GSA Schedule (GS-35-0650K) and is a Prime Contractor for NASA SEWP V (NNG15SC05B, NNG15SC30B, NNG15SC65B ), MCHS (M67854-12-D-4101), SPAWAR COTS (N65236-12-D-4136) and CIO-CS (HHSN316201500044W). For more information about our products and services, please visit

CounterTrade Products, Inc. is a registered trademark. All other brand or product names are or maybe trademarks of, and are used to identify products or services of their respective owners.