March 1, 2017

Silco - Fire Suppression Systems Repair and Maintenance
Johnson Controls - has added a second catalog for Variable Frequency Drives (Purchase and Installation)

January 24, 2017
Regional Campuses Update: WOOSTER and ATI eStores Marketplace Role Changes – FAES Service Center

Please contact Jesse Buxton to request eStores Marketplace role changes for the Wooster Regional (OARDC and ATI) campuses or the statewide OSU Extension offices.

Jesse Buxton
FAES Finance Service Center
1680 Madison Ave
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 202-3558

All our other Regional campuses (Lima, Marion, Mansfield and Newark) please continue to contact Christine Cihon.

January 23, 2017
Per the original notification affecting the Affymetrix catalog posted December 19, 2016, eStores removed the Affymetrix catalog.

Direct orders for the following life sciences products will be sold and processed by Life Technologies (ThermoFisher Scientific):

Affymetrix – microarray solutions
USB – molecular biology reagents
eBioscience – immunology antibodies, reagents and assays

Nalco's hosted catalog has also been removed from eStores.

December 19, 2016

There are changes to the order process for Affymetrix, USB and eBioscience

Effective Monday, January 23, 2017, direct orders for the following life sciences products will be sold and processed by Life Technologies (ThermoFisher Scientific):

Affymetrix – microarray solutions
USB – molecular biology reagents
eBioscience – immunology antibodies, reagents and assays

Dako merges into Agilent Technologies
Effective this past November 1, Dako merged with Agilent and the new vendor name is Agilent Technologies, Inc. The Dako catalog has been removed and the supplier is currently adding Dako items to the Agilent Technologies, Inc. hosted catalog.

December 13, 2016
Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream Holiday Schedule:

Christmas Eve and Christmas
Due to heavy volume over the coming week's orders will need to be placed by 12 pm EST December 12th through December 20th for same day shipping.

Last day to ship before the Christmas Holiday will be December 20th.

Jeni's will be closed December 23rd through December 26th in observance of the Christmas Holiday. Normal Shipping will resume December 27th.

New Year's Eve and New Years Day
Jeni's will be closed January 2nd in observance of the New Year's Eve Holiday and will resume normal shipping January 3rd

November 7, 2016

Patterson Dental’s hosted catalog has been removed and replaced with their new supplier website catalog in eStores

Contact the eStores team at 614-292-2694 or Contact with any questions you may have.

October 24, 2016
Sunshine Promotions is now The Branding Society:

The Branding Society, formerly known as Sunshine Promotions, continues to maintain a Supplier Website within eStores. Their site’s product selection has not changed, nor has their customer service representative; Alex Acree.

The new Branding Society punchout is available and accepting orders.

Our eStores Sunshine Promotional Supplier Website punchout will remain active until Friday, October 28, to allow for the remainder of orders to be approved and pulled into eRequest.

Click the link to Promotional Products Contract Book page

Two new vendors added to eStores Hosted Catalogs:

Hu Friedy - specializing in dental instrumentation, supplies, kits, and accessories

United Mechanical Insulation - mechanical insulation specialty contractor.

October 17, 2016

eStores has added two new Sigma Aldrich user guides to our eStores website User Guide page:

Sigma Aldrich Oligo and Primer Ordering Process may be found at Sigma Oligo Primer Order Process

Sigma Aldrich Quote to order process may be found at Sigma Quote Process


Computer supplier CDWG now offers Dell standard configuration desktops and notebooks at the same State of Ohio contract pricing offered by Dell.

These items have been removed from the Dell supplier website in eStores and are now available via CDWG’s supplier website. Custom Dell equipment is also available through CDWG at rates comparable to Dell.

A screen shot of the CDWG landing page is shown below. Click the image to expand to a larger size.

Contact the eStores team at 614-292-2694 or with questions

September 28, 2016
B&H Photo Video & Pro Audio’s Holiday Schedule - Closure dates and times:

Closing at 1:00PM October 2, 2016 and remaining closed through October 4, 2016

Closed October 11 and 12, 2016

Closing at 1:00PM October 16, 2016 and remaining closed through October 25, 2016

Please place orders well in advance to avoid unnecessary delays.

September 19, 2016
eStores Statistics for FY16:

· eStores currently has 302 suppliers
· 92,632 purchase orders were issued through eStores, 65.3% of all purchase orders issued in the fiscal year.
· Total eStores spend in fiscal year 2016--$95M –a 30% increase over FY15 spend

Columbus Campus Only: New Skilled Trades and Fire Suppression contracts:

Skilled Trades suppliers with hosted catalogs:

Roberts Service Group- Electrical Services (New to Contract)
Eagle Electric- Electrical Services (New Supplier)
Capital Plumbing- Backflow (New to Contract)
AHC INC- Asbestos Abatement (New Supplier)
HINA ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS- Asbestos Abatement (New Supplier)
ProFlow- Backflow (New to Contract)
RotoRooter- Drain Cleaning Services (New supplier)
ProFlow Drain- Drain Cleaning Services (New to Contract)

Fire Suppression suppliers with hosted catalogs:

IPS- (New Supplier)
Convergint Technologies- (New Supplier)
PDS Systems- (New Supplier)

Video Production Supplier Added to eStores MyQuote

Act 1 Videotape Production

September 12, 2016
Zimmer Dental is now Zimmer Biomet

Zimmer Dental and BIOMET 3i™ joined forces to form Zimmer Biomet, a leading innovator in musculoskeletal healthcare. Their catalog has been updated and new orders will be sent to Zimmer Biomet.

Newly Added eStores Hosted Catalogs

There are newly added hosted catalogs for suppliers offering elevator servicing and fire system repair.

Elevator repair and maintenance:
• Fujitec America
• KONE Inc.
• ThyssenKrupp

Edwards Fire system repair and replacement parts:
• Convergint Technologies (coming late September)
• Integrated Protection Services (IPS)
• PDS Systems (coming late September)

August 29, 2016
Video Production Suppliers Added to eStores My Quote

Seven vendors have been added to the eStores My Quote supplier website for video production services. Click the link to Purchasing’s contract book page.

Vendors include:
• Bartha Audio Visual
• BrainStorm Media
• InLine Productions
• Mills James Productions
• Quinton Chandler Advertising, LTD.
• Shared Vision Communications
• Space Junk Media

Owens & Minor Closed Monday, September 5
Medical supplies vendor Owens & Minor will be closed on Monday, September 5, for the Labor Day holiday. All orders should be placed by noon on Friday, September 2, for delivery on Tuesday, September 6.

August 1, 2016

Stores Catalogs:

OSU Stores has recently added the Windsor Sensor Xp 12” upright vacuum (item #G800160).

eStores Hosted Catalogs:

Leica has added a new catalog for lab supplies including Automation and Machine Control (AMC) solutions and Immunohistochemistry service agreements, equipment, reagents and antibodies.

Snow White Dry Cleaners, formerly known as Eastside Dry Cleaners, have added a new catalog in eStores.

Roto Rooter and Pro Flow Plumbing and Drain have been added for drain services. See contract book link for more information.

JULY 18, 2016

Dell standard desktops and notebooks are now available in the CDWG eStores catalog.

CDWG and Dell have collaborated to offer the Dell standard desktops and notebook configurations through the CDWG eStores supplier website. Each item is prominently featured on the CDWG supplier website landing page. Pricing on standard configurations will remain the same.

Custom Dell equipment is also available through CDWG at rates comparable to Dell.

Contact the eStores team at 614-292-2694 or Contact with any questions you may have.

June 20, 2016
Office water supplier DS Services must receive all FY17 orders by Thursday, June 30, to avoid any service interruptions after July 1.

Use this link to access the eStores user guide page for assistance in creating term orders for DS Services.

Contact the eStores team at or 614-292-2694 for additional guidance.

June 8, 2016
Supplier Name Change for Hosted Catalog (Fusion Technologies) and Updates in My Quote (Carpet Cleaning)

Quick Solutions LLC, an IT Staffing agency, has changed its name to Fusion Technologies LLC. As of today, Quicken Solutions is now listed in our eStores Hosted Catalogs as Fusion Technologies.
contract book

eStores has added two new suppliers for Carpet Cleaning into My Quote: FiberCare and True Clean. Both are open for ordering as of today, June 6, 2016.

Martin Carpet Cleaning has been removed from My Quote; however, Martin Mat Rental will remain open for ordering in our eStores My Quote system.

May 25, 2016
SHRED-IT Document Destruction Services is live and open for ordering in eStores My Quote.

May 23, 2016
New to My Quote - Standard Autos:

Jack Maxton – Chevrolet: Dealer invoices, less rebates and concessions, plus $33.50 processing and a $100 delivery fee for locations outside of Franklin county.

Ricart – Ford: Dealer invoices, less rebates and concessions, plus $295.00 processing

New Contract Book page for Break Room Products for Internal OSU users through Stores with green options available:

• Disposable items: spoons, forks, knives, plates, cups, etc.
• OSU branded items (plates, napkins)
• Sugar, coffee, creamer, and more
• Special order available
• Next day delivery
Follow the link to the new Contract Book page:
Break Room Products

Visit our Archive link for past updates/news by clicking the link below.

eStores Suppliers
Supplier Websites:
American Solutions for Business (Direct)
Applied Industrial Technologies
B&H Photo, Video & Pro Audio
Complete Book & Media Supply
Continental Office
Govconnection Inc
Graybar Electric Co
Henry Schein Inc
Insight Public Sector
Integrated Workspace Solutions LLC
McKesson Medical Surgical
NAPA Auto Parts
OSU Stores Department
Owens & Minor Inc
Patterson Dental Co
Qiagen Inc
Roche Diagnostics
Santa Cruz Biotechnology Inc
School Specialty Inc
VWR Intl

Punch Out Sites Capable of eQuote Downloads:
American Solutions for Business (Quote)
CDW Government Inc
Clara I Brown Interiors
Continental Office
Dell Computer Corp
Dupler Office
Express Promotions
Fastenal Co
Fisher Scientific
G&G Outfitters Inc
Golden Star Promotions
Hewlett-Packard Co
Idegy Inc
King Business Interiors
Life Technologies
Loth Inc
Netech Corp
Outreach Promotional Solutions
Proforma TCL Inc
Shumsky Promotional
Smile Promotions
The Branding Society (Formerly Sunshine Promotions)

My Quote:
Accelerated Moving & Storage
Accent Drapery Co Inc
Act 1 Videotape Production
Agilent Technologies
Andrews Moving & Storage
Bartha Audio Visual
Beckman Coulter
BrainStorm Media
CentraComm Communications LLC
Continental Office Commercial Flooring
Corrigan Moving Systems
D&D Commercial Cleaning
EE Ward Moving & Storage Co LLC (MBE)
Fisher Scientific
Fortner Upholstering Inc
Grass Groomers
Herlihy Moving & Storage Inc
Hewlett Packard
Hunt Optics & Imaging, Inc. (formally B&B Microscopes Ltd)
InLine Productions
Jack Maxton Chevrolet
JC Ehrlich
King Business Interiors
Live Technologies
Martin Mat Rental
McCullough Tree Service
Microfridge (Intirion Corp)
Mills James Productions
Nikon Instruments
Ohio Valley
Orkin LLC
O’Neil Tents & Party Supplies
O'Reilly Office
Precision Industrial Services
Pro Flow Plumbing and Drain
Quinton Chandler Advertising, LTD
Radiant Technology
Ricart Ford
Roto Rooter
RSFI Office Furniture
Shared Vision Communications
Snow White Dry Cleaners (formerly Eastside Dry Cleaners)
Sound Com Systems
Space Junk Media
Spectra Contract Flooring
Standard Textile
Steris Corporation
Sunbelt Rentals
Supergames & Adventure Education Center
Terraplas USA
The Remi Group
Thomas Door
True Clean
Univ Sleep Products Inc

Hosted Catalogs:
Abbott Labs (Animal Health)
Abcam Inc
ABCO Fire Protection Inc.
Adriatico’s Pizza
Advanced Turf Solutions Inc.
Agilent Technologies Inc.
Air Force One
AK Painting
All In Bloom
All Occasions Catering Equipment
All Team Staffing
Ameripride Linen & Apparel Services
Apex Systems
Aramark Refreshment Services
Asian Concepts (Mark Pi's)
Au Bon Pain Co Inc
AVI Food Systems Inc
B&C Communications
Ballreich's Potato Chips & Snacks
Beckman Coulter
Berwick Party House Inc
Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc
Black Diamond Casino Games
Brocon Construction
Brown Enterprise Solutions
Bruner Corp
Cameron Mitchell Restaurants LLC
Capital City Electric LLC
Capital Plumbing & Mechanical Inc
Capoziellos Catering
Careworks Technologies
Catering by Design
Central Ohio Medical Textiles (COMTEX)
Cheryl & Co
City Barbeque Inc
Cold Stone Creamery
Color Consultants
Columbus Window Cleaning Company
Connie Duglin Specialty Linen
Contractors Choice - 3 Catalogs (New, Reconditioned, Rental)
Convergint Technologies
County Fire Protection
Creative Cuisine
Crop Production Services
Cummins Bridgeway LLC
Dawson Resources
Dayton Industrial
Direct Air Systems Inc
Direct Resource Inc
Diversity Search Group
Donatos Pizza Catering
Double Eight Fire Protection
DS Services of Amer Inc
Eagle Electrical Services
Economy Linen & Towel Service
Elford Inc
Elite Fire Protection
Event Source
Ferguson Construction Co
Fujitec America
Fusion Technologies (Formerly Quick Solutions)
Globe Window Cleaning Inc
Goldtech of Ohio (Loeb distributor)
Hayden Valley Foods
Henry Schein Animal Health
Hersheys Ice Cream
Hertz Equipment Rental
Heska Corp
Hina Environmental Solutions
Huron Consulting
Impressed Dry Cleaning
Insight Global
Integrated Protection Services (IPS)
Interior Supply Inc
J&J Painting
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream
Johnson Controls Inc
Johnson Controls Inc (Variable Frequency Drives - Purchase and Installation)
Jones Lumber Co
Keep It Clean
Kendrick Mollenauer Painting
Ketchum & Walton Co
Lasting Impressions
Lepi Enterprises Inc
Levy Premium Foodservice
LGC Associates
Lombardi Water Management Inc
Lowe's Home Improvement Ctr
Lunch Co
Lusk Group
M White Dental
Made From Scratch
Martin Painting & Coating Co.
Marsha's Homemade Buckeyes
Metro Cuisine
Metropolitan Environmental Services Inc
MWI Veterinary Supply Co
Navigator Management Partners
Nesco Resource
Ohio CAT
Ohio Electric Services
Ohio Heating & Refrigeration
Panera Bread
PDS Systems
PEMCo Thermal
Peterson Lawn Care & Landscape Maintenance
Peterson Thermal Equipment Co
Pipe Valves Inc
Pizza Rustica
Porta Kleen
PPG Architectural Finishes
Premier Dental Products
Premier General Construction LLC
Pro-Flow Plumbing & Drain Cleaning
ProTeam Solutions Inc.
Progress Supply
Questar Inc
Rhoads Construction Inc
Roberts Service Group Inc
Roche Diagnostics - Applied Science
Roger Elliott Co
Roto Rooter Services Company
RW Setterlin Building Co
Russell Stover
S&G Rental
Sandel Corp
Sauer Technical Services
Service Extraordinaire Inc.
Sherwin-Williams Co
Shital Sub (Subway Catering)
Siemens Industry
Simplex Grinnell LP
Smith & Wollensky
Snow White Cleaners
Solutions Staffing
Sophisticated Systems Inc.
SPS Medical Supply Corp
States Electric Co Inc
Steven’s Catering
Synergy Mechanical Contractors
T-rriffic Table Linens
Taylor & Sons Equipment Company
Teemok Construction Inc
Top Consulting
TP Mechanical Contractors Inc
Trane Columbus
Two Caterers Inc
University Flower Shop
Waters Corp
Wiser Transformations
Worly Plumbing Supply Inc
WW Williams Midwest Inc
Z Cucina
Zimmer Biomet (Formerly Zimmer Dental)