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Cooperative Purchasing Programs
OME-RESA provides a wide array of programs & services that help our member districts save mony on purchases and operate more efficiently for the benfit of students, faculty, staff, and the communities they serve.

Contact Us:
Wendy Barr & Adam Lewis
Email: coop@omeresa.net
(740) 283 - 2050 ext 800

Current Bid Notices
See what is currently out for bid.
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Are you a vendor that would like to bid on one or more of our program? Click the above link to start the process.
 Check out our Programs!
Click on the links below to see details about each program.

 To download pricelists/catalogs:
1.)Click on the link,
2.) Click "Save",
3.) Save the excel spreadsheet or pdf to your computer or device.

AEPA - National Purchasing

Pricing Period: March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018

Includes:  Administrative Software, Athletic Field Turf & Surfacing, Athletic & Recreational Lighting, Classroom/Office Supplies, Copiers, Custodial Restroom, Break Room & Safety Catalog, Furniture, Hardwood & Synthetic Flooring, Industrial Arts & Career Supplies Catalog, Interactive Classroom/Meeting Presentation Technology Catalog, Kitchen Supplies & Equipment, Live Finger Print Scan & Palm Scan, Maintenance& Repair Operations, Mobile Learning Solutions, Roofing & Building Envelope, Scoreboard & marquee Signate, Sports Equipment Catalog, Technology Catalog, Track & Court Surfaces and WalkThrough Metal Detectors.  

AEPA Brochure


Pricing Period:  April 1, 2018 - March 31, 2019

Vendor: AEDVenture (Formerly LifeServers)

 Base Unit Pricing: $1,325.00

To Place an order please email or call: 

Jon Warnock

Director of Sales

 LifeServers, an Allied 100 Company



 Promotional Offer Click Here to See Offer (Good Though May 31)

Includes:  Camcorders, Cameras, Carts, Duplicators, DVD Players, Interactive White Boards, Laminators, Microphones, MP3 Players, Presenters, Projectors, Screens, SD Cards, Sound Systems, Speakers, Student Response Systems, Televisions, Tri Pods, Video Editors, Visual Presenters and Voice Recorders.

We are not providing AV/Technology Catalogs any longer.
As a member of the OME-RESA you are eligible for AEPA Discounts.  This will allow you a general discount on ALL items carried.
We reccommend the following AEPA Vendors for Technology Products:  CDW-G & MNJ Technologies

Pricing Period:  May 1, 2017 - April 30, 2018

Carpet Tile Pricing Extension and Pricing
 For a current catalog of avaiable options please contact Interface Flooring. 
 Pricing Period:  February 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019
Classroom & Office Supply Pricing  - Please click the link to download.
***You do not need a dropbox account to download the catalog. Simply click the download arrow***
The link above will open in a new website (OneHub) and will allow for quicker downloading of file.  The spreadsheet has several colored tabs: Vendor Contacts/General Discounts, Supplies, *Acco/GBC, Duct Tape, Construction Paper, Paints, Special Needs, Physical Education, Early Education, Glazes and Science.  Most items are on the"General" tab. Additional Information on Vendors:
Friends Office
School Specialty

 Pricing Period:  May 9, 2017 - May 8, 2018

 Includes: Can Liners, Gloves, Tissues, Toilet Paer, & Batteries.

The Federal commodities is a program offered by Southwestern Ohio EPC. OME-RESA Members are able to participate for FREE! For more information read the brochure linked below or contact Contact Stephanie Zinger from EPC for additional information on this program.

 This link will take you off OME-RESA's website to a dropbox page. 
You do not need a dropbox account to download the catalogs.
 Food Products, Paper/Plastics, Chemicals, Small Wares, Bakery, Dairy & Ice Cream
Monthly Dairy Pricing (PDF File)

United Dairy - Febuary  

United Dairy - March 

United Dairy - April 


 Pricing Extension Period:  June 1, 2017 - May 31, 2018

 Includes:  Instructional Classroom Furniture, Filing & Storage Cabinets, Furniture Systems, workstations, walls, Executive & Administrative Wood Furniture, Tables & Accessories, Fully upholstered Furniture, Cafeteria, Library, Science, Laboratory & Vocational Furnishings.
This is a "Catalog Discount Bid" meaning specific furniture is not bid but rather a general discount is given off of the listed price. Please request catalogs from our vendors to see current items!
Manufacturers Matrix & Contact Information - List of all the different Manufacturers/Brands that are available and which vendors carry them.  There is also a tab that contains contact information for each vendor listed below.
Friends Office
School Outfitters
School Specialty
Tom Sexton & Associates              

 Pricing Period: May 2018

Lamps & Ballasts 2018

 Scott Electric 2017 - 2018

Includes:  Incandescent, Fluorescent, High-Intensity Discharge and Tungsten Halogen Lamps, Projection Lamps, and Ballasts.
NEW for 2018

HVAC Air Filter Purchasing Program

Purchase your Airguard Brand Air Filters at Factory Direct Pricing

How Often Filters Should be Changed

Pleated and Roll Media – 3-4 times per year or if using Pressure Differential as indicated

Bags, Boxes, Cartridge Filters – 1 time per year or if using Pressure Differential as indicated

Minimum Order Quantities are as follows:

See Filter Pricing Matrix

Non-listed filter Pricing: Email OMERESA@WAIBELENERGYSYSTEMS.COM with Sizes of filter (L,W,D i.e 12x24x2) or call Phil Riesenberg at 937-264-4333 (Office) 937-474-4595 (Cell) for direct quote. Once quoted it will be added to the pricing matrix and distributed to OMERESA.


Freight: All orders will be shipped direct to each customer direct from the factory. This will involve Over the Road freight at times, and UPS most others.

Free Freight: Minimum order for Free Freight is $1,000.00

Chargeable Freight: All orders under $1,000.00 will be charged at UPS Standard Ground Rates.


Customer Setup: Each District site must be set up in our system to enable us to conduct business and allow us to properly ship and Invoice. The OME-RESA Credit Application is attached to include Tax Exemption Form, all Ship To Addresses and Contact Persons. A Valid Purchase Order is required for each transaction.

Performance Comparison to Competition


AFP                                                    MX40 (AirGuard)

Merv 8/7A                                           Merv 8/8A                              

Initial Resistance .30”                         Initial Resistance .21”

56 grams dust holding                        89 grams dust holding

12.34 sq ft of media                            11.7 sq ft of media


Pricing Period:  June 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018

 Library Book Discounts 

Vendors are providing discounts in addition to what they normally made available to school districts. Companies that did not provide additional discounts were rejected by the committee. Listed discounts apply to the vendor’s current catalog prices. Not the publishers list prices.

Pricing Period:  May 1, 2017 - April 30, 2018

Please be sure to include your District's Name and address as well as the Bid Number on your Purchase Orders.  Our vendors have been recieving orders without district information and do not know where to send the orders.  Vendor Contact information and Bid Numbers can be found on the "Vendor Contact" tab of the above Medical Supply Pricing Sheet.

Paper Bid:
Products include copy paper, cardstocks, construction paper & more. Take a look at our great pricing.
 School Buses
Please follow this link to take the survey for the coming bus bid: Click Here
Calander of events for upcoming bid: Click Here
This link will take you off OME-RESA's website to a dropbox link. 
You do not need a dropbox account to download the catalogs.
*Important Note: The bus bid is now valid though January 17, 2018. After this date you may contact the vendor of your choice to see if they will extend their pricing.
 Pricing Peroid for Trucks & Vans: February 1, 2018 - Vairies! 
Passenger Vans

CURRENT PRICE PERIOD:  March 1, 2018 - February 28, 2019 

 Includes:  Antifreeze, Transmission Fuel, Fuel and Oil Conditioner, Motor Oil, Windshield Washer Fluid, Vehicle Lamps, New Tires, Retreads and Bus Cameras.
OME-RESA currently has aggergation programs for Natural Gas & Electric. For information please contact Copperative Services directly.
OME-RESA & Hunter Consulting Workers’ Compensation Program. Please review the documents on this page to learn more.
Contact Information:
  Tammy Purcell, Group Rating Manager
 6600 Clough Pike
Cincinnati, OH 45254-0865
Direct (513) 372-8714
Fax (513) 372-8754
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