Veteran-Owned Healthcare Company Awarded $43 Million Contract to Aide Department of Defense (DOD) and Federal Agencies
Michigan-based Alliant Healthcare will provide federal agencies with a digital source for medical laboratory and research products, in partnership with Olympus Life Sciences via new ECAT contract
Grand Rapids, Michigan – March 31, 2020 – Michigan-based Alliant Healthcare Products has been awarded a Laboratory ECAT contract by the Defense Logistics Agency valued at $43,750,000 over 5 years. The ECAT contract is an online source (electronic catalog) for laboratory-specific medical research products, and acts as one of the preferred purchasing sources for the Department of Defense and the Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare system. Alliant Healthcare will work in conjunction with Olympus Life Sciences to provide ECAT customers with state-of-the-art microscopes and accessories, as well as other laboratory products.
“As a veteran-owned company, we strive to serve those who are actively working to protect our country,” said Eric Albery, President of Alliant Healthcare. “As a result of this contract, our partnership with Olympus and our ability to better serve our government customers becomes stronger. We are now able to provide federal government customers with access to the highest quality of medical research products on the market, though an efficient, net-centric ordering, distribution, and payment system.”
All ECAT contract holders are vetted to ensure the offered products meet top standards and are set at discounted fair prices for government customers. The ECAT contract is geared to streamline business practices and expand the purchasing options for government agencies. It allows customers to purchase state-of-the-art medical products more efficiently. ECAT’s capabilities also allow deploying units to acquire the products they need at rapid speeds.
“We are excited to expand our partnership with Alliant Healthcare to ensure that veterans and federal health facilities have access to state-of-the-art Olympus products via the ECAT contract,” said Jeff Bright, National Director of Sales at Olympus Life Sciences.
“This contract highlights our company’s ability and determination to supply our country’s defenders with products that help save lives and advance medical research initiatives,” said Bob Taylor, Owner and CEO of Alliant Healthcare. “We are excited to further engage with our federal government customers to better serve our veterans around the world.”