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Hispanic-Owned Argent Associates Awarded a 5-Year Contract with New York City

Argent Associates, Inc. has been awarded a 5-year Requirements Contract (RC) with the New York City Department of City-Wide Administrative Services (DCAS).




PLANO, TX, October 12, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The contract, valued at an estimated six million dollars, is one of the largest contracts won by a Minority/Woman-owned business with the City.
"We are proud to be one of the first Hispanic-owned companies to receive an award from the City," said Beatriz (Betty) Manetta, CEO of Argent Associates. "It is especially fitting because our launch began during National Hispanic Heritage Month."
Manetta and her team met recently with the City's DCAS team to ensure the City agencies have the critical resources and support they need to provide the best possible services to the public. Under the contract, Argent provides various City agencies with operational support, which includes products for fleet maintenance, fasteners, pneumatics and hydraulics. These products are critical for agencies such as the NYPD, FDNY, Department of Transportation and Department of Sanitation, where fleet maintenance is a vital part of supporting New York City and its residents.
DCAS assist agencies through the Office of Citywide Procurement (OCP) by providing a wide range of products and services through the development of contracts for all city agencies and departments to procure said products at pre-defined prices. The Requirements Contracts (RCs) are available to City agencies and allow them to make purchases through a single vendor. This allows the agencies to acquire products and materials to meet their needs quickly and cost competitively.
Argent Associates, Inc., is part of Grainger's Distributor Alliance Program. In addition to the services offered the City, the company is on the leading edge of continually assessing and delivering practical solutions that help improve our environment, better utilize resources, ensure safety and improve supply chain processes. For further information, visit the Argent website and store at www.argentassociates.com.
Argent Associates imagines a smarter, connected, technology-empowered world that increases the performance of business enterprises of all sizes across a variety of industries. Technology is making more things possible and Argent Associates is on the leading edge of continually assessing and delivering practical smart solutions for today's world. From a tradition of asset and network management, we have evolved into a company transforming business processes, customer experiences, environments/resources/safety and smarter supply chains with NexGen technology solutions. We are focused on empowering our customers to recreate their businesses and drive economic growth in our communities.
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