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Defense Logistics Agency Injects Revenue Into Small Businesses

6/27/13 Small business owners, prime contractors and government contracting officers benefit from PTAC's role in the procurement process but few realize the support provided by the Defense Logistics Agency in keeping this priceless resource available. Read how the DLA and PTACs work together in support of small business contracting success.…

2013 NDIA Michigan Defense Expo U.S. Military Industrial Base Outlook

6/12/13 During the 2013 NDIA Michigan Defense Expo, Deputy Asst. Secretary of Defense John B. Johns gave a video presentation on the U.S Military Industrial Base Outlook, describing the current environment and what may possibly be down the road. To view the video, click here.

Southwest Michigan Event: Meet the Buyer

On Thursday, June 13, 2013, the Southwest Michigan PTAC office will host the annual Local and State Meet the Buyer Event. The first hour provides training on contracting with the state of Michigan. There is a brief overview of the PTAC program as well. The remainder of the event is…

GSA Agrees to Pay $3.11 Million Owed to Businesses

5/23/13 Between fiscal 2008 and 2012, the GSA canceled 3,300 MAS contracts, which give businesses the ability to sell goods and services to agencies in a more commercial manner, because the companies didn't meet a requirement to make at least $25,000 in sales under the contract per year. Of the…

PTACs: Bridging Business to Government Sales

5/16/13 In the most recent issue of Contract Management Magazine, Deana Vitale from the Wayne State University PTAC was featured in an article she wrote regarding the Procurement Technical Assistance Centers, and how they help to bridge the gap between industry and government, entitled "Procurement Technical Assistance Centers: Bridging Business…

2013 Brings Changes to Women-Owned Small Business Contracting

2013 Brings Changes to Women-Owned Small Business Contracting The SBA has recently announced that the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013, signed into law by President Obama, will allow for Women-owned small businesses to have access to contract opportunities, regardless of their potential dollar value. This act removes the price…

Braddock’s Procurement Opportunities Guide 2013 is Now Available

2/11/13 Braddock’s Procurement Opportunities Guide 2013 Edition is an entrepreneur’s guide to selling to governments and corporations particularly on federal government, state governments, large corporations, and international sales opportunities. This guide is designed to help business owners and decision makers navigate the processes for competing for government contracts at the…

LRCC Government Contracting Division Helps Local Businesses Land $50+ Million in State, Local & Federal Contracts

2/7/13 Lansing Office Nearly Doubles 2011 Totals; Over a Billion in Contracts Awarded Statewide (Lansing, Mich.) – The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) of South Central Michigan Satellite office, housed at the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to report that they have helped tri-county (Ingham, Eaton and Clinton)…

Governement Contracting Resources for Industry

Government Contractors and companies looking to become government contractors may find useful information and resources by reviewing our posted: "Resources for Industry." If you should have any questions or require additional information, please contact your local PTAC for assistance. Click here for Resources for Industry

General Dynamics Land Systems Maneuver Collaboration Center (MC2)

On July 26-27th, 2012 the members of the PTACs of Michigan had the chance to learn about General Dynamics Land Systems’ Maneuver Collaboration Center (GDLS mc2), as one of General Dynamics’ staff shared what mc2 is all about and how it could be useful as a collaboration tool between GDLS …