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January 30, 2015 (Cleveland)

CHAMPS' New Agreement with Metrex Offers Members Savings on Infection Prevention Products



CLEVELAND - CHAMPS Group Purchasing announces a three-year agreement with MetrexTM, offering CHAMPS members savings on infection protection products such as high-level disinfectants, enzymatics, instrument cleaning products, hand hygiene and deodorizers. 

Metrex focuses on infection prevention in healthcare markets such as acute care, primary care, ambulatory surgery centers, EMS/fire/police, extended care and the public sector. This new contract pricing is available to CHAMPS 5,000-plus healthcare and non-healthcare members nationwide.

“CHAMPS is excited to announce this new contact because Metrex is trusted by CHAMPS members in all classes of trade to provide high-quality disinfectants and cleaners through their ‘Circle of CareTM’ philosophy,” said Jan Elder, director of contracting services, CHAMPS Group Purchasing. “We are confident anyone responsible for infection control and prevention will take advantage of this contract.” 

Metrex brand names include CaviCide™, CaviWipes™, MetriCide™ OPA Plus, EmPower™ and VioNexus™. 

“We are thrilled to enter into this partnership with CHAMPS Group Purchasing,” said Steve Fanning, general manager, Metrex. “By leveraging each of our strengths, we hope to transform the healthcare platform.”

About CHAMPS Group Purchasing
CHAMPS Group Purchasing leverages the purchasing power of 5,000+ members across the United States allowing them access to significant savings in product categories, including medical supplies, foodservice, wireless, office supplies and facility maintenance. As an owner of Premier, one of the largest buying groups in the country, CHAMPS sponsors its members allowing them access to more than $40 billion in purchasing volume, 2,000+ agreements, GPO contract management and unparalleled customer service. It’s simple to start realizing significant savings - with zero fees and no cost to join - the sign-up process is seamless. CHAMPS is honored to be named as one of The Cleveland Plain Dealer’s Top Workplaces in 2014 and to ERC’s Northcoast99 List in 2003, 2004, 2010, 2012 and 2014. For more, visit champsgpo.com. 

About Metrex
Metrex is the only company that offers a system of solutions designed to address cross contamination across the entire healthcare facility. The company’s headquarters is located in Orange, CA. Metrex also has a manufacturing facility in Romulus, MI. To learn more about the Circle of Care and other infection prevention best practices, please call 800-841-1428, or visit www.metrex.com.