Lab Supplies: The Benefits of Digital PCR

Posted by Richie Capeles on Jan 28, 2016 10:16:08 AM

Obtaining absolute quantification for your nucleic acid targets is now easier than ever. Digital PCR is the next generation of nucleic acid quantification that allows you to go beyond the limits of real-time PCR methods.

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What's Holding the Food Industry Back?

Posted by Patrick Russo on Jan 6, 2016 9:00:00 AM

The food industry has seen recent successes in many areas, however could that success be further amplified?

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Proper Bearing Storage and Installation Tips

Posted by Richie Capeles on Jan 4, 2016 10:55:52 AM

While CoVest wants our members to find the best MRO savings, we'd also like to help our members with their practical application of these categories. In collaboration with Motion Industries and their instructive video series MiHOW2, we've provided information on how to properly store and install bearings below.

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Workplace Injuries: Statistics and Prevention

Posted by Richie Capeles on Dec 9, 2015 10:21:00 AM

There were nearly 3 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private employers last year, according to the Bureau of Labor. While the number dropped by about 50,000 from the year before, businesses could continue to see that number decline even more if they implement proper safety training and equipment.

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CoVest's 2016 Sourcing Plan

Posted by Edmund Lee on Nov 24, 2015 10:08:47 AM

Every year, multiple CoVest categories come up for renewal as contract expiration dates come into play. For 2016, three indirect spend category contracts are on review due to their approaching expiration: corrugated, lab supplies and bearings and power transmissions. 

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Should Paper Prices Still be a Concern?

Posted by Richie Capeles on Nov 17, 2015 1:18:31 PM

 Are you still concerned about how paper prices will affect your company? You no longer have to be.

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Video Conferencing: A Business Opportunity

Posted by Patrick Russo on Sep 28, 2015 8:00:00 AM

The days of nodding off during conference calls are over. Video conferencing has advanced so much that it is now the preferred way to connect your business to the world and even your own employees with each other. 

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What Can 3D Printing Do For Your Business?

Posted by Patrick Russo on Sep 9, 2015 10:34:33 AM

In the past few years 3D technology has become more affordable and more capable. It has begun to redefine the way we think about manufacturing and, more importantly, the way we run our businesses.

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Office Supplies Global Chemical Manufacturer - A CoVest Case Study

Posted by Richie Capeles on Jan 14, 2015 10:48:00 AM

Mission: to build a global category approach at the request of one of our members.

With our member's total spend in the US and Europe exceeding $3 million annually, they were seeking savings that expanded over the span of many borders. 

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CoVest and Staples Advantage Extend Contract

Posted by Patrick Russo on Mar 19, 2013 10:44:00 AM


The CoVest/Staples global office products contract extends best-in-class pricing to all CoVest members for office supplies, facilities/janitorial items, promotional items, print, computer peripherals and furniture.

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