Newark Campus

February 1, 2018
Lowe’s for Pros supplier website joins eStores

Lowe’s Home Improvement and eStores will introduce the Lowe’s for Pros supplier website on Thursday, February 1st. The existing hosted catalog for appliances will be removed from eStores at the close of business on Wednesday, January 31st. The new catalog will include a broad selection of products available in the retail stores at contract discounts ranging from 7-20%.

Available product categories include:

Concrete and masonry supplies
Decorative items
Floor mats
Indoor furniture
Landscaping and gardening supplies
Storage containers

Product Restrictions: Some products such as tools, lighting, plumbing supplies, janitorial supplies and hardware are restricted from the catalog because they are available in eStores through other contracted suppliers such as Grainger, Loeb Electric and Ferguson.

Central Receiving delivery for most orders: Columbus campus staff should have most orders from Lowe’s delivered to Central Receiving with the exception of doors, windows and lumber. Those items should be delivered directly to the customer location. Concrete, masonry supplies and mulch can be delivered to Central Receiving on pallets.

The store locations listed below are set up specifically to receive orders through the catalog. Customers will have the option to pick up catalog orders in the store if necessary.

OSU Main Campus
2345 Silver Drive
Columbus OH 43211
Store #1175
(614) 447-2851

OSU Lima Campus
2411 North Eastown Rd
Lima, OH 45807
Store #0255
(419) 331-3598

Mansfield Campus
940 N. Lexington-Springmill Road
Mansfield, OH 44906
Store #0264
(419) 747-1920

Marion campus
1840 Marion Mt. Gilead Road
Marion OH 43302
Store #1091
(740) 389-9737

Newark campus
888 Hebron Rd.
Heath, OH 43056
Store #0708
(740) 522-0003

OSU Extension Office—Ashtabula County
Lowe's Home Centers, LLC
2416 Dillon Drive
Ashtabula, Ohio
Store #1519
(440) 998-6555

OSU Wooster campus (OARDC)
3788 Burbank Rd.
Wooster OH 44691
Store #1696
(330) 287-2261

No discount on PCard purchases:
The OSU contract with Lowe’s does not extend contract pricing to purchases made in the retail stores. OSU customers should make purchases through the eStores supplier website to receive the contract discounts.

Purchasing contacts for questions related to the Lowe’s contract or catalog in eStores:

Sherry Huegel, Commodity Manager
OSU Purchasing

Christine Cihon
Manager, Supplier Management and eProcurement

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

February 29, 2016

The snack and dessert catalogs described below are new to eStores.


Cold Stone Creamery – Minimum order amount is $150 for regional locations.

Hershey’s Ice Cream – Minimum order amount $100 with scheduled deliveries only available on Wednesday. Orders must be placed by 5 p.m. on Monday for Wednesday delivery.

Click the Dessert Contract Book link for information on these and other dessert suppliers.


Hayden Valley Foods – pretzels, trail mix and other snack items sold by the case. Order on Monday for Wednesday delivery.

Utz Inc. – Shearer’s potato chips.

Click the Snack Contract Book link for information on these and other snack suppliers.

December 14, 2015
Staples Advantage: Regional Campuses Recycled Paper
The Staples Advantage catalog in eStores includes the recycled copy paper that is required under the recycled paper policy. In the past, regional campuses were required to purchase recycled paper from the Stores department but that is no longer the case under this new contract. To find the recycled products, simply enter “recycled copy paper” in the search field on the Staples Advantage supplier website. Remember that you can add frequently purchased items to your shopping list to save for easy ordering next time.

The Staples catalog for the regional campuses also offers an online return form under the My Account menu on the catalog. Please use this form to request a return from any order listed under your name. Please notify Susan Petrak, the Staples on-site customer service representative for the OSU account if you have any questions about product specifications or returns. Susan can be reached best via email at

As always, please contact me directly with any question you have about the Staples Advantage catalog or eStores in general.

Best Regards,

Christine M. Cihon
Manager—Supplier Management and eProcurement
Office of Business & Finance
Purchasing, Receiving, Stores & Mail
Stores and Receiving, 2650 Kenny Rd., Columbus, OH 43210
614-688-8285 Office

August 31, 2015

Lima and Newark campus users are now assigned the Regional view of eStores. The regional view includes only those OSU contracted suppliers that can offer goods and services to the regional campuses as well as the main campus in Columbus. Regional campus staff are encouraged to contact the eStores Team at or 614-292-2694 to discuss potential suppliers for the regional view of eStores.

Regional campus staff will find updates on eStores suppliers and catalogs on the eStores site at: Regional Campuses
eStores Suppliers for Newark Campus
Supplier Websites:
American Solutions for Business (Direct)
Aramark Refreshment
B&H Photo, Video & Pro Audio
Complete Book & Media Supply
Connection (Formerly GovConnection)
Continental Office
Insight Public Sector
Integrated Workspace Solutions LLC
Johnstone Supply
Lobe Electric
McKesson Medical Surgical
NAPA Auto Parts
OSU Stores Department
Owens & Minor Inc
Patterson Dental
Qiagen Inc
Roche Diagnostics
School Specialty Inc
VWR Intl
WW Grainger

Punchout Sites Capable of eQuote Downloads:
American Solutions for Business (Quote)
CDW Government Inc
City Apparel
Continental Office
Dell Computer Corp
Dupler Office
eStores My Quote
Express Promotions
Fisher Scientific
G&G Outfitters Inc
Golden Star Promotions
Hewlett-Packard Co
Idegy Inc
King Business Interiors
Life Technologies
Loth Inc
Lowe's Home Improvement (Coming Soon)
Netech Corp
Outreach Promotional Solutions
Proforma TCL Inc
Shumsky Promotional
Smile Promotions
The Branding Society

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
Continental Office Commercial Flooring
Corrigan Moving Systems
D&D Commercial Cleaning
EE Ward
Fisher Scientific
Fortner Upholstering Inc
Grass Groomers
Herlihy Moving & Storage Inc
Hewlett Packard
Hunt Optics & Imaging Inc.(formally B&B Microscopes Ltd)
InLine Productions
King Business Interiors
Microfridge (Intirion Corp)
Mills James Productions
Nikon Instruments
Ohio Valley
Precision Industrial Services
Quinton Chandler Advertising, LTD
Radiant Technology
RSFI Office Furniture
Shared Vision Communications
Sound Com Systems
Space Junk Media
Spectra Contract Flooring
Standard Textile
Steris Corporation
Sunbelt Rentals
Supergames & Adventure Education Center
The Remi Group
Univ Sleep Products Inc

Hosted Catalogs:
Abbott Labs (Animal Health)
Abcam Inc
Advanced Turf Solutions Inc.
Agilent Technologies Inc.
Air Force One
All In Bloom
American Air Filters
Aramark Refreshment Services
B&C Communications
Beckman Coulter
Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc
Brocon Construction
Brown Enterprise Solutions
Cheryl & Co
Cold Stone Creamery
Cummins Bridgeway LLC
Dawson Resources
Direct Air Systems Inc
Direct Resource Inc
Donatos Pizza Catering
Goldtech of Ohio (Loeb distributor)
Hayden Valley Foods
Impressed Dry Cleaning
J&J Painting
Johnson Controls Inc
Ketchum & Walton Co
Lepi Enterprises Inc
Loeb Electric
O’Neil Tents & Party Supplies
Magnetic Springs
Nesco Resource
Panera Bread
Peterson Lawn Care & Landscape Maintenance
Peterson Thermal
PPG Architectural Finishes
Preferred Staffing of Ohio LLC
Roger Elliott Co
Sherwin-Williams Co
Solutions Staffing
Waters Corp
Williams Interior Designs Inc
WW Williams