July 12, 2012

Arvada, CO (July 12, 2012) – The Interlocal Purchasing System TIPS/TAPS announced that it has awarded Counter Trade Products, Inc. a contract in the commodity category of Computers, Equipment, Components and Peripherals. Effective dates of contract are June 2012 through June 2013 with an option to renew for two consecutive years if both parties agree.

“We are very excited to be awarded this contract,” said Joe Boglino, Vice President of Sales of CounterTrade Products. “This agreement allows state government organizations and education customers to gain access to an IT commodity contract that offers the very best pricing in the marketplace today. With this contract, we will have the opportunity to implement cutting-edge technology to help public sector organizations across the country meet their business goals. We are thrilled to be associated with such a great government contracting vehicle.”


TIPS/TAPS originated in 2002 by the Region 8 Education Service Center in Mount Pleasant, Texas. It is a purchasing cooperative created to serve public and private school districts, colleges and universities, federal, state, county and city municipalities. It was created to provide substantial savings and best value for participating educational entities or public agencies through cooperative purchasing practices. For information about TIPS/TAPS, please visit: www.tips-usa.com

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 www.countertrade.com

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.