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Alphabetical Listing of Suppliers

These suppliers have agreements with NSHE and/or BCN Purchasing to provide products at discounted pricing and at guaranteed service levels.  You are encouraged to search the supplier's website for the products and services you need. 

Contracted Supplier Descriptions & Instructions
This table contains a list of suppliers and descriptions and instructions

For all your gas and safety needs, go to and choose “login” from the top right corner.  Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is the nation's leading single-source supplier of gases, welding equipment, supplies, and safety products.  You’ll find it with us!  To receive a login for your account, please email us at with your name, email address, phone number and Airgas account number. We will get you set up!  You will be able to access your pricing, products, invoices, POD’s, cylinder balances and much more!

Amazon Business has everything you love about Amazon, with new features and benefits tailored to the needs of educational institutions. Amazon Business accounts include fast, reliable shipping, multi-user business accounts, approval workflows, payment solutions, tax-exempt purchasing, dedicated customer support and much more. Contact your institution's Accounts Payable manager to receive an invitation to the Amazon Business account.

Create your account with Connection! We offer the solutions and services your institution needs to make the most of your technology budget. Our experts can help you improve faculty effectiveness and stimulate student learning with innovative higher education IT solutions. All orders receive free ground shipping! Visit us at

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Serving Higher Education for over 90 years. Find thousands of products to maintain campus life, safety facilities, and services just to name a few. With a robust local and next day inventory, we are committed to helping reduce costs, operate sustainability, and help provide a safe workplace for students and employees.  Contact Tim Stevenson, our Grainger representative for assistance (775) 690-3972

Medline Industries is a manufacturer and distributor of over 450,000 products providing you with a One-stop shop opportunity. Medline has the product breadth and availability at the price points you are looking for. You will easily find the supplies for: Student Health Center, Dental, Nursing, Research, Veterinary studies, Athletics, life sciences and pharmacy. Enjoy easy ordering, next-day delivery and manufacturer-direct pricing. For more information contact your Sales Representative, Angela Larson at: 847-968-7805 or 

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Sign up with Office Depot's Business Solutions Division. Our highly trained sales associates provide the best products and solutions to meet your business needs.  The site will require a log in and password.  Please contact Donna McGuire  to get set up: (775) 674-4457


Southwest Airlines offers a 3% discount to all NSHE institutions. In order to take advantage of the discount simply book your travel through SWABIZ.COM. (the discount will not apply if you book at and enter the following information:

  • Corporate ID : 99881810
  • Account No.: Your individual Rapid Rewards #
  • Password: Your individual Rapid Rewards password

For access to the BCN Purchasing's online booking tool through Corporate Travel Planners, please contact Dani Woywood by calling (210) 524-3385 or by email

National & Enterprise Rent-A-Car Programs

See flyer for complete information regarding these NSHE car rental programs....

VWR has a new preferred contractual agreement with the NSHE which provides deep price discounts, local rep coverage and free delivery. VWR’s portfolio of life science products provides everything for research needs, including reagents, consumables, equipment, and furniture. Please contact your local rep, Mariah Rhutasel, for more information. (505) 227-4540