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June 02, 2015 (Cleveland)

CHAMPS Group Purchasing and Protech Medical Launch New Agreement for Radiation Protection Apparel

Protech-MedicalCLEVELAND - CHAMPS Group Purchasing recently announced a three-year agreement with Protech Medical for radiation protection apparel and medical products.

This new contract pricing is available to CHAMPS’ 7,000-plus healthcare and non-healthcare member locations nationwide. 

“CHAMPS negotiated this new Protech Medical contract in response to various member requests for high-quality aprons, eyewear, gloves and custom made protective wear,” said Jan Elder, director of contracting services, CHAMPS Group Purchasing. “CHAMPS’ members can now take advantage of GPO pricing on all items manufactured and sold by Protech Medical.” 

Additional products available to CHAMPS’ members include lead glasses and aprons, lead-free aprons, mobile lead barriers, radiation attenuation surgical gloves, accessories, proguard disposable products, disposable thyroid collars, eye shields and patient drapes.

“We are a diverse, family-owned business that cares about the comfort and well-being of our customers,” said Jarrod Parasmo, vice president, Protech Medical. “Each and every member at Protech Medical is dedicated to the products we make and understands the importance of keeping healthcare professionals safe and comfortable during procedures. We work continuously to innovate new products while improving existing ones because it’s part of our culture. When you become a customer of Protech Medical, you also become part of the family. Therefore, we would like to take this opportunity to welcome CHAMPS Group Purchasing members to our family.”

About CHAMPS Group Purchasing 
CHAMPS Group Purchasing leverages the purchasing power of 7,000+ member locations 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 

About Protech Medical  
Since 1986, Protech Medical has been committed to keeping healthcare professionals safe from the harmful effects of ionizing radiation. Today, with distributors around the globe, the company is among the top suppliers of lightweight lead aprons, lead glasses and accessories in the world. Through our firm commitment to quality and ongoing innovation, we bring a unique and satisfying experience to our customers. Our concern is, and will always be, your safety. For more, visit