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Pacific's purchasing totals about $112 million annually, distributed among thousands of vendors in many different commodities. Pacific also offers many opportunities to small businesses which include minority-owned, women-owned and disadvantaged business entities. Pacific does business with over 5,300 small businesses, and we encourage others to apply. To register as a small business, visit the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Through the Purchasing Department, Pacific is also a member of the Educational and Institutional Cooperative ("E&I CO-OP") which negotiates national pricing agreements with major manufactures. To see our current contracts, see Educational and Institutional Cooperative Services Inc.