Buyer’s Guide 2019

The Buyer's Guide features companies devoted to the mission of private colleges and universities: Audio & Acoustics, Athletic Facilities, Construction, Flooring, Furniture, Landscaping, Life Safety and Security, Lighting, Outdoor Amenities, Signage & Promotion, Sports & Fitness, and Technology on Campus.



Acoustics First designs, manufactures, distributes, and sells acoustical panels and soundproofing materials to control sound and eliminate noise. These sound and noise control products include sound absorbers, diffusers, noise barriers, and vibration  control devices from people who have been giving out sound advice for over 30 years. The principals of Acoustics First® have been in acoustics since the seventies, when they introduced industrial foam as an acoustic panel for recording studios. Back then, everything had to be built by hand since there were no off-the-shelf acoustic solutions.


Anchor Audio is the leading manufacturer of all-in-one battery powered portable sound systems that provide robust sound without the hassle of cables. The PA systems can be used both indoors and outdoors and for small and large crowds. With over 40 years of experience, our Engineering and Production to Sales and Tech Support teams will provide you with the most reliable portable audio products and customer service. Anchor Audio is passionate and committed to providing every single one of our customers with a durable sound system that can be used by anyone, anywhere, and for anything. We promise to provide superior audio with unmatched simplicity and reliability.


Hear Technologies is the new Pro Audio product division of Quantum Technologies Inc., a world leader in custom audio/video systems. Our mission is to offer unique and affordable solutions for personal and professional systems and support them with the industry’s best customer service. We have recently launched our new personal monitor mixer system, Hear Back, giving you the control to get your mix exactly the way you want it, the first time. Other various lines of products include Mix Back, a flexible and affordable 16 x 12 x 2 x 2 monitor mixer; Extreme Extenders, units designed to extend ADAT optical up to 500 feet with no loss of audio quality; and the Hearbud & Headset Monitor, audiologically designed in-ear monitor headset delivering professional performance, comfort, and versatility. We want to hear from you! To request more information about Hear Technologies and our products or to share your feedback with us, please send us an email at:



Bio-Dex is a trusted industry leading manufacturer of chemicals for pools & spas. Our continuous dedication to developing and improving the chemicals that make swimming pool treatment and maintenance easier and more effective is the reason Bio-Dex products have been the choice of pool service professionals for over five decades. Our products are for anyone concerned with pool maintenance for both chlorine and salt water pools who are looking to prolong the life of a pool and protect the expensive equipment involved. We offer a diverse line of swimming pool chemicals that are effective for both common and more involved pool maintenance.


When needing to know a wood’s moisture content, let Lignomat help. We carry a full line of pin and pinless moisture meters, meter packages and related accessories. These handheld moisture meters are designed for professionals including architects, building inspectors, carpenters, contractors, restoration specialists and other working professionals who need a reliable method of determining moisture levels in wood, sheetrock, gypsum and other building materials. Each moisture meter measures the material’s present moisture levels and determines if the material is ready to use, needs further inspecting or requires discarding.


PVI Industries specializes in medium to large ASME water heaters fabricated from AquaPLEX® duplex stainless steel for commercial and institutional installations such as schools, restaurants, hotels, hospitals, dormitories, apartments, correctional facilities, and military barracks. PVI heaters can be configured for any common energy source including natural or LP gas, oil, boiler water, solar, steam, electricity and waste heat. Water heaters range from instantaneous (on demand water heating) to storage type heaters with pressure vessels from 150 to 4500 gallons. Many products are “engineered-to-order” to exactly match the requirements of the application. Storage tanks manufactured from AquaPLEX® duplex stainless steel are naturally corrosion resistant and require no linings or anode rods.


Keep the pool out of your locker room: Pool water damages your locker room one swimmer at a time. Wet, dripping swimsuits harm facilities by rusting metal lockers, delaminating wood finishes, and ruining carpets and furniture with mold and mildew. SUITMATE uses an exclusive high-speed spin process to pull out water and make a wet suit drip-free in seconds, without heat.


The Vantage Water Care Program is a comprehensive water maintenance plan designed for commercial pool operators, utilizing chlorination or bromination as the primary sanitation method. The Program combines the effective and reliable sanitation properties of chlorine or bromine sanitizers with the remarkable clarification properties of a new compound called Poly-A Tablets.  These components are added to an overall water management framework that encourages sparkling clear water. The Vantage Water Care Program gives your commercial pool the highest quality water in the most efficient, operator-friendly and cost-effective program available. It is a straightforward operation consisting of a number of components. The size and installation of these components are carefully determined according to your pool’s specific needs and demands.



ClearSpan offers versatile athletic buildings with superior structural integrity. With multiple designs, including fabric, metal and hybrid buildings, there is a structure for any application that can be tailored to even the most specific needs, whether it’s for an indoor sports facility or a multipurpose municipal building. ClearSpan provides economical foundation options, quick construction timelines, as well as turnkey, stock and design-build solutions, creating budget-friendly structures in a fraction of the time it takes to build traditional wood or red iron buildings. Frames are built with USA-made, triple-galvanized structural steel that is corrosion resistant and features an industry leading 50 year warranty. Building solutions are available up to 300’ wide and at any length, ensuring that no matter the application, there is plenty of available space.


With an improved and stronger Niche System, Columbarium by Design is committed to promote and distribute the most versatile and profitable niche system on the market, one completely made in America. We offer the largest capacity niches in the industry that will last for eternity. Types of walls include circular walls or straight walls, as well as concave, convex or mixed-cut walls. For these unique vertical contoured designs, we use a combination of specially designed 4-urn capacity niches and a unique way of connecting them with our patented brackets. These wall faces are a trademark of Columbarium by Design and give any project a touch of ingenious elegance.


EPIC Metals is celebrating 50 years of bringing architectural roof and floor deck ceiling systems to the architectural community. Our structural products specialize in long-spans, superior acoustics, and a variety of architectural appearances. We stand behind our commitment to sustainability through green manufacturing practices, products that support LEED certification, and a USGBC supportive membership since 2004. EPIC promotes architectural choices and pleasing aesthetics for exposed deck and structural steel applications for a variety of projects. The grid hanging systems facilitate a simple and permanent way to hang lighting fixtures, sprinkler pipes, or other utility components. See how innovative products like Toris, Wideck, Envista and Architectural/Sun Screen can impact your next college/university project.


Kenyon International is a domestic manufacturer of compact ceramic cooktops and the All Seasons™ electric grills available in 120V UL for use both indoors & outdoors. We offer unique and functional designs that incorporate the latest in cooking technology like the next generation SilKEN®2, a high energy Induction cooktop that offers cooking by temperature or power setting with quick heat dissipation and user-friendly controls. Standard knob or touch control cooktops are available in 1 or 2 burners – 120, 208 and 240V UL with HOT & ON indicator lights. We also offer exclusive 3-year product replacement warranty  and unparalleled customer service.


Since 1936, Krieger Specialty Products has been a leading manufacturer of specialized door and window products for acoustical, blast resistant, bullet resistant, radio frequency shielding, thermal shielding, tornado, and hurricane applications. Built to your precise specifications, Krieger doors and windows have been the choice for premier schools and universities all over the world.


Major Industries manufactures energy-saving skylights, translucent wall systems and canopies that fit a wide range of applications and budgets. Major is also the only manufacturer to offer three distinct translucent panel daylighting systems: value-driven LightBasic™ systems, Guardian 275® skylights and wall systems that offer numerous system options, and Clima-Tite™ systems with pultruded fiberglass framing for enhanced thermal performance and corrosion resistance and a unique snap-to-lock installation feature that eliminates the need for unsightly visible fasteners. For more information about Major Industries’ full line of daylighting systems, call 888-759-2678, email us at or visit our website.


Overly Door Company is a custom specialty door and window manufacturer. Industry leading Architects utilize our products to achieve the exact specification their facility requires. We provide many “out-of-the-box” solutions for your standard needs. We also specialize in custom barrier systems. Specify Overly Door Company for all of your standard or custom needs.


Pine Hall Brick Company, in business since 1922, has four manufacturing plants—two dedicated to making genuine clay pavers, including a permeable clay paver line. We’re the largest clay paver producer in the US. Our StormPave and RainPave permeable clay pavers can help your project qualify in up to six LEED categories. Our architectural face brick line called the Spektra Series includes eight colors of admix brick in tans, greys, reds and pinks. We also have forty styles of sand-finished face brick at our plants in Madison, NC, and Fairmount, GA. Our Madison Tidewater series of true tumbled face brick comes in eight styles with bullnose, steptreads, watertables and arches in stock in these colors.


Special-Lite has manufactured exterior doors and frames for the educational and institutional market since 1971. Our long  lasting, low maintenance required entrances save facility managers’ time and costs by providing high performance entrances – even when installed in the most demanding of locations. They are perfect for new or renovation projects. We build to order and have many door types: all fiberglass door & frames, frp/aluminum hybrid flush door, aluminum flush door, frp woodgrain or colonial flush, and medium or wide stile and rail doors. We have HVHZ entrances and doors/framing that meet and exceed the ASHRAE Standard. Also, try Special-Lite FRP Toilet Partitions and Omega® Interior Aluminum Framing and Door.


Consistently recognized as the quality leader in commercial shading systems, Mecho has over four decades’ experience as a  trusted partner, developing innovative and enduring design solutions to some of the most challenging project requirements. The award-winning, performance-proven line of Mecho products delivers innovative solutions to hard-to-solve design and technical challenges. Explore our range of energy-efficient and eco-friendly shade systems, backed by a lifetime limited warranty and specified by the world’s leading architects and designers. Mecho is your trusted partner in finding a solution for university buildings, libraries, and other educational facilities that fit the building aesthetic, provide protection from glare in classrooms and study areas, increase daylighting, and nurture a learning environment.


Varco Pruden is the world leader in Steel Systems Construction. VP Buildings is a world leader in the pre-engineered steel systems construction industry, each year manufacturing approximately 6,000 buildings ranging from 1,200 square feet to more than one million square feet under roof. With headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee, we operate six strategically located manufacturing and service centers from coast to coast. Our network of more than 1,000 independent Authorized VP Builders offers state-of-the-art design/build services in local communities across the United States and Canada, as well as throughout Central and South America, Europe, and Asia.



American Biltrite manufactures and distributes commercial flooring and industrial rubber throughout America. Our flooring segment primarily serves architect designers in the healthcare, educational and institutional sectors, while in industrial rubber we supply other companies with the materials they need for a host of applications. Between the two there is excellent synergy in R&D, technical expertise and product innovation. Through nearly a hundred years of careful growth, American Biltrite has built a reputation for the quality of its products and the sincerity of its commitment to customer service. With ISO 9001:2008 since 1996 and ISO 14001:2004 since 2011, FloorScore certification and products which help meet the LEED requirements, American Biltrite continues to improve its processes and products.


Create beautiful, durable, healthy learning environments with Forbo Flooring Systems. Forbo’s Marmoleum Composition Tile (MCT) is made from natural raw materials with inherent anti-static properties that repel dust, making it easier to maintain a healthier environment for students and staff. MCT is naturally free from PVC, phthalates, pesticides, and other harmful additives. It’s sustainable, water-based Topshield 2 finish provides occupancy-ready installation and exceptional performance against soiling, staining, scratching, scuffing and squeaking. Forbo’s Flotex Modular Tile combines the function and durability of a 100% waterproof, high-performance carpet, with the beauty and versatility of a 10”x40” modular tile. Flotex Modular Tile provides a warm, comfortable, hygienic flooring solution that is well-suited for dorms, classrooms and dining areas.


For over 65 years, Musson Rubber has been a pioneer and leader in the development, manufacture and distribution of safety stair coverings and flooring materials. Musson Rubber specializes in stair coverings and entrance matting for commercial,  institutional and industrial use. Herein lies the most complete and comprehensive line of top quality rubber and vinyl stair coverings and entrance mats for use in public buildings. Musson is also a major distributor of industrial rubber products. Representing over 100 different suppliers in major markets gives Musson the ability to provide competitive products and service in today’s demanding environment.


For more than 30 years, NAC Products has been an innovator of high-quality products for hard surface flooring and building applications. NAC membrane systems provide waterproofing, sound reduction, and crack isolation protection for residential developments like high rise condos, dormitories and hotels, and commercial projects like malls and airports. NAC membranes have been laboratory tested and exceed the industry standard for sound abatement, crack isolation and waterproofing membranes. NAC membranes have been featured in thousands of commercial, residential and industrial applications worldwide and are the #1 architecturally specified, owner/contractor preferred, and lab tested membranes on the market today. Membrane systems that protect your flooring investment, that’s NAC Products!


New Pig is the number one brand that helps companies manage leaks, drips and spills to protect workers, facilities and the environment. A multi-channel, multi-brand supplier, over 3,100 spill control and liquid management solutions and industrial maintenance products have been used in more than 300,000 industrial, commercial, utility, institutional, healthcare, military and government facilities in 70 countries. The leading New Pig brands include the Original PIG Absorbent Sock, PIG Grippy Floor Mats, PIG Spill Kits, PIG Spillblocker Dikes, and PIG Flammable Safety Cabinets. Other channels offering PIG products include all Safety-Kleen branches, select Integrated Suppliers, and B-to-B E-Commerce exchanges. For more information, contact New Pig is headquartered in Tipton, PA.


Robbins Sports Surfaces is a premier supplier of high-performance maple and synthetic sports flooring systems to professional and college athletic programs as well as fitness, religious and performing arts. Robbins Sports Surfaces has registered 25 patents over the years, with additional patents pending, and is the only U.S. flooring manufacturer with a full-time research and product development staff. Robbins’ unique capability and understanding of the biomechanical interaction between the athlete or performer and floor have recently led to new designs that reduce vibration and increase uniformity, both of which improve athletic performance, comfort and safety. Robbins is also the exclusive distributor of Pulastic synthetic flooring systems in the U.S.


Wooster’s Safety Treads and Safety Surfaces provide anti-slip protection for building occupants and pedestrians. The use of Safety Stair and Walkway Products can help protect the building owner, since pedestrians will have been provided with the latest available technology for making stairs and walkways safe. Wooster Safety Treads and Safety Surfaces comply with OSHA and other Safety Surface Specifications for anti-slip safety surfaces. Why specify Wooster? A “Wooster” specification exemplifies the finest in quality, dependability and service. We are Safety Stair and Walkway experts! Wooster Products Inc. has been furnishing “state-of-the-art” anti-slip Safety Treads and Safety Surfaces continuously since 1921, and we provide long-term solutions for your anti-skid needs.



We were made to move! The award-winning ErgoErgo helps you sit as nature intended, using your core muscles to hold your body upright. Students learn better when they can sit actively. In fact, we process movement and learning with the same part of the brain. Micro-movements keep the body–and the mind–alert, aware, and awake. Movement sends more blood and oxygen to the brain, resulting in a greater ability to concentrate and learn. Sitting on ErgoErgo also encourages good posture. And by allowing gentle movement, it can help relieve backache. Perfect for classrooms, libraries, lounges, dorms, art studios, music rooms, fitness areas, cafeterias, and health and wellness facilities. Comes in 2 adult sizes. ErgoErgo has been certified by BIFMA for stability and robustness and is proudly made in the USA.


Since 1959, Falcon has been the ‘go to’ resource for designers and architects who specify high quality, commercial grade, tables, chairs, booths, and modular seating. Falcon makes its products in the USA, in a 400,000 square foot manufacturing facility located in Newport, TN, a Federally designated HubZone. The Company’s products are typically specified for Education, Corporate, or Hospitality environments and our well designed, high quality furniture is capable of withstanding the demands of the most active commercial space, providing the smart buyer with an industry leading Life Cycle Cost. Our product line offers a broad range of standard tables and seating as well as a full range of custom capabilities in all our product categories.


Each piece of custom furniture from Huston & Company is designed to enhance the aesthetics of its surroundings. Found in fine academic institutions and libraries, as well as professional spaces from government buildings to small businesses, Huston furniture adds to the atmosphere of graceful permanence inherent in places of intellectual engagement, learning and professionalism. Huston & Company furniture is custom-designed and finished to withstand hard, regular use in public settings such as libraries, academic spaces and meeting/conference rooms. Each piece of Huston furniture will last for generations, while retaining its beauty, warmth and functionality, providing your school, library or office with longevity that equates to real value.


At National, we take pride in our performance and know that our success is due to our employees. Our people create products; our people create experiences; our people are National. We believe it is important to embrace individuality and to nurture an atmosphere that encourages expression. With a diverse mixture of personalities, we can’t wait to share our excitement, our energy, and our solutions with you. Quality, reliability, safety, style, sustainability, productivity, and affordability aren’t concepts that are taken lightly at National. We are dedicated to delivering each of these to our customers and partners. By nurturing relationships and making it a priority to do the right thing, we continuously prove that we have the right solutions for any space.


Spectrum Industries Inc. is a niche furniture manufacturer that has a diverse product line consisting of lecterns, desks, collaboration tables, and charging solutions. The high-quality manufacturer has produced over 4,300 different products and can be found in any education, government, healthcare, or corporate setting. Headquartered in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, Spectrum has been connecting customers to technology since 1968. Spectrum innovates each product with quality and durability, so it can stand the test of time with Spectrum’s vigorous product quality tests. Spectrum has received ETL Certification by Intertek to UL 60950-1 listing and is ISO 9001:2015 certified. In addition, Spectrum has been honored with the SCS Indoor Advantage Certification. This certification verifies that Spectrum is compliant with ANSI-BIFMA, a furniture sustainability standard.


Wesnic is your complete source for public furnishings—and we’ve been serving the design and architectural community since 1983. We represent the world’s finest commercial and site furniture manufacturers to bring you a wide selection of pieces for shopping malls, lifestyle centers, food courts, restaurants, hospitals, hotels, resorts, colleges, dining halls, convention centers, stadiums and more. Our reputation in the commercial furniture industry is built on customer service. Wesnic has a comprehensive catalog of the finest designs in contemporary and traditional furnishings, and we look forward to working with you to develop a plan and provide the site furniture and commercial furniture that meets your project’s needs—from product specification to final installation.



Billy Goat Industries is the premier manufacturer of specialty turf products with a reputation for innovation, productivity, and quality. We offer a complete line of turf renovation and clean-up solutions for commercial and municipal needs serving landscape and grounds maintenance professionals. We carry Turf Renovation Equipment, including the most comprehensive line-up of Aerators on the US market, Hydro-Drive Sod Cutters, and Overseeders. In Clean-up Equipment, we have Outback® Brushcutters, a full-line of Vacs, Force™ Blowers, and Debris Loaders: 13, 14, 18, 25 & 35 HP. Dual shredding system with Pirana™ blade for the best reduction of any debris loader on the market. Contact Gail Trudeau, Assistant Manager of Marketing, at trudeau.gail@


How do we beat the competition in mowing productivity without sacrificing a quality cut? Start with the industry-leading innovation: the first multi-patented suspension technology for the riding lawn mower, making it possible to cut faster—not slow down—even on uneven terrain. Because we designed the cutting system to respond in harmony with the suspension, you have greater control to get perfect stripe lines and a beautiful, level cut in less time. That alone puts a Ferris zero-turn mower in a class all by itself. Our line of walk behinds provides equally impressive innovations. Ferris introduced the industry’s first-ever hydrostatic drive walk- behind lawn mower so professionals could enjoy greater ease of use and improved versatility. The same transmission powers our heavier riding mowers, so you know it’s built for extraordinary reliability. Ferris helps you work faster and builds your bottom line.


We strive to create and provide the highest quality products, that are less harmful to the planet, at competitive prices, through chemistry and scientific research, for the benefit of today’s consumer, as well as future generations.


Mean Green Mowers offer the electric advantage: There are four great advantages to using Mean Green’s electric equipment over traditional gas-powered tools. They are zero emissions, low noise, zero gas, and low maintenance. Leveraging the Electric Advantage takes away the stresses of traditional gas-powered mowers. Without the harmful fumes, obnoxious noises, little maintenance, and no more trips to the gas station, there is now more time to focus on the actual job! Mean Green has taken the extra work out of maintaining the yard; simply flip the switch and cut the grass. Discover how the electric advantage can revolutionize your campus.



Today’s communications industry requires thinking outside the box. The Network division covers Icom’s growing IP/WLAN and LTE-CONNECT solutions. Icom’s IP radio, allows users to quickly establish a high quality network in a building by programming and connecting to an existing WLAN network. An IP radio system is ideal for users (colleges, hotels, hospitals, restaurants, etc) who want to create a radio network using their own wireless network. Communicate far and wide with LTE-CONNECT, Icom’s LTE radio solution. Using 4G and 3G networks, the IP501H allows for instantaneous push-to-talk communications throughout North America. This new LTE radio solution is perfect for those teams in need of simple, yet a wide-area communication solution. AIR. LAND. SEA.Visit


Founded in 1946, GAI-TRONICS has been the leading manufacturer of ruggedized communication solutions for the world’s industrial and commercial markets. GAI-TRONICS’ telephony products offer solutions for: colleges/universities, public schools, business campuses, hospitals, correctional facilities, pharmaceutical facilities, parking, and recreation. We offer a wide range of telephones that are robustly designed to withstand environment, weather, and vandalism in all environments. In addition to providing hands-free, two-way communications, our RED ALERT® telephones can tell you their location, report call activity, activate up to two peripheral devices, and let you know when there are problems. When used with GAI-TRONICS’  TMA (Telephone Management Application) software, RED ALERT® telephones will greatly reduce system test and maintenance time while improving liability issues. Visit our website to explore our entire product offering at


IOTA provides critical emergency Life Safety egress performance for existing lighting systems. In the event of a loss of normal power, IOTA emergency lighting products enable existing fixtures to deliver code-required emergency illumination along the paths of egress for building occupants. Available emergency solutions include field installable emergency LED drivers, mini and micro unit inverter systems, emergency ballasts for fluorescent and LED retrofit tubes, and energy-saving auxiliary control devices.


Whether it’s a 400-room school, college dorm or office complex, NIGHTLOCK provides protection in just seconds for emergency lockdown situations. Teachers and employees simply drop the locking handle into the floor plate. Most lockdown policy procedures for classrooms include “barricading the classroom door,” with items such as desks or furniture. Most state Fire Officials approve devices like Nightlock Lockdown. Many fire code officials now apply a variance in codes to allow these temporary barricade devices for emergency events. The NIGHTLOCK® Lockdown uses the strength of the floor to withstand tremendous force, and works on any outward- and inward-swinging doors. The NIGHTLOCK unit is installed at floor level, and remains out of reach to anyone attempting to enter by breaking window glass on conventional classroom and office doors.


Viking Electronics designs and manufactures over 500 security and communication products; such as Emergency Phones, Entry Systems, Paging Interfaces, Amplifiers, Mass Notification Systems, Hot Line Phones, Auto Dialers, Enclosures, and more. In addition to our extensive analog line, we also offer a large selection of IP based solutions. Viking’s VoIP products are SIP compliant, with features such as built-in relays and automatic noise canceling. We are continually developing new ideas using the latest technology to expand our product lines. As always, Viking products are designed, manufactured, and supported in the USA and are backed by a two year limited warranty. Since Viking was started in 1969, we’ve been asking our customers to “Call Us First.” So, the next time you’re wondering if we make a product for a particular application, pick up the phone and call us. If we don’t make it, we’ll do our best to direct you to someone that does!


VIVOTEK is a global manufacturer and total solution provider of IP video surveillance since 2000, offering a wide range of award-winning products that utilize industry standard protocols as part of an open platform solution. We make this possible by offering advanced technologies such as H.265 and Smart Stream III that help our customers deploy more network-friendly systems with lower bandwidth and storage requirements, as well as overall reduced infrastructure costs. At VIVOTEK, we also take cybersecurity very seriously and have partnered with industry leaders in enterprise security, allowing us to deploy three layers of additional security at the edge. Our complete and total IP surveillance solutions include: network cameras, video servers, network video recorders, PoE switches, and video management software.



Over its twenty-year history, AEC has committed itself to continual development of our lighting audit spreadsheet and proposal deliverables. We have invested in having our own dedicated in-house employees that work to provide continual refinements and advancements based on the industry needs to make certain our deliverables meet the expectations of our clients and gives us the competitive advantage to stand out against the competition. We do not rely upon outside third-party  personnel. AEC prides itself on having a high degree of in-house lighting expertise. This is reflected in the credentials that many of our project developers and designers have acquired. Some of these are: Certified Energy Managers (CEM), NCQLP Lighting Certified (LC), Certified Lighting Efficiency Professionals (CLEP), Professional Engineers (PE), NALMCO Certified Lighting Management Consultant (CLMC) and Master Electricians.


Since 1923, Sternberg Lighting has maintained its position as a leader in the street lighting industry by utilizing the latest technological advancements. Today, Sternberg Lighting again challenges the lighting industy with its innovations in engineering, design and manufacturing. Our energy efficient LED street lighting luminaires have set a new standard for municipalities, universities, utilities and commercial entities seeking energy costs savings. Sternberg Lighting’s fixtures lead the industry by combining the vintage look of decorative styled luminaires with today’s demands on sustainability and energy conservation. Sternberg Lighting offers the most complete family of traditional and architectural lighting, luminaires, poles, coordinating bollards, site amenities and landscape furnishings available in the industry today.



Dorlen Products, a water leak detection company, has been manufacturing surface water leak detection equipment since 1975. Our water leak specialists are dedicated to selling the highest quality, lowest maintenance leak sensors available today. Our leak sensing systems are rugged yet sensitive to detect even a thin film of water…without false activations. Water Alert leak detection equipment is designed to maximize protection by having continuous monitoring 24/7. Our water line leak detection equipment detects small leaks such as condensate water overflow, chiller water leaks, plumbing line cracks, heating/cooling piping leaks, outside seepage and more before damage and downtime occur. The water detector alarm features vary by model.


It is increasingly understood that indoor air quality (IAQ) impacts learning. Dynamic Air Quality Solutions manufactures high-efficiency air cleaning systems that improve IAQ, save energy and reduce operating costs. Dynamic Air Cleaners remove odors and VOCs in addition to ultrafine particles. The Dynamic V8® Air Cleaning System delivers MERV 15 performance and offers media change-out intervals measured in YEARS instead of months. Dynamic Activated Carbon Matrix™ (ACM) Systems allow for precise control of gas phase contaminants without the energy penalty and high maintenance costs. Dynamic Sterile Sweep™ UVC Systems provide high output UVC for the inactivation of biological contaminants. Dynamic Air Quality Solutions is a proud partner of ASHRAE headquarters renewal project.


Niagara Machine is a concrete flooring and surface preparation specialist as well as a national distributor of Lavina® concrete grinding and polishing machines and diamond tooling, Terrco grinding machines, BlastPro® shot blasters and scrapers, and Ermator® HEPA dust extractors and air scrubbers. Niagara also offers a full line of concrete repair, fillers and chemical products including DiamaPro UV-HS® Plus, Prosoco flooring solutions, Ameripolish®, and Metzger/McGuire. Everything required for surface preparation, coating and more is available under one roof.


STERIFAB® is a Disinfectant: a bactericide that destroys micro-organisms, a Fungicide that kills fungus, a Sanitizer that reduces levels of micro-organisms from inanimate environments, a Viricide that kills viruses, a Mildewcide that kills mold and mildew, a Germicide that kills germs and disinfects, a Deodorant that destroys pathogenic odors, a Bacteriostatic that inhibits bacterial growth, and a Fungistatic that inhibits fungal growth. STERIFAB is also Insecticide that protects against lice, ticks, dust mites, centipedes, bed bugs, fleas, sowbugs, ants, silverfish, roaches, and firebrats. STERIFAB will not stain, has no added perfume, has no objectionable odor, is fast dryer, crystal clear, and will not harm fabrics, carpets or most areas.


Uline, a family-owned business, is the leading distributor of shipping, industrial and packaging materials to businesses throughout North America. Our easy-to-use, 700+-page catalog contains over 32,500 packaging, shipping, industrial and janitorial products, ready to ship today. Order by 6 P.M. and your order ships the same day! 99.5% of our orders ship the same day, with no backorders. Uline brand products combine the best quality with the best value. Our buyers search worldwide for the finest products available at competitive prices. Place your order 24/7/365 by phone, fax or online. A knowledgeable customer service rep is always available to assist you. Eleven locations across North America speed delivery and minimize freight costs. You get what you need, when you need it, at the lowest cost. Satisfaction guaranteed! Try any product we sell for a full 30 days. If not completely satisfied, return it to us for a no-hassle refund or credit.



Kay Park Recreation has been a manufacturer of commercial outdoor furniture since 1954. We offer a large selection of park and playground equipment and commercial grade site furnishings, including outdoor tables, grills, benches, trash containers, drinking fountains, planters, umbrellas, bollards, shade canopies and bike racks. We have a complete line of bleachers and grandstands, as well as some outdoor athletic equipment, play systems and a rental-duty fiberglass pedal boat. Please browse through our selection at our website, and feel free to contact us if you have any questions.


With today’s emphasis on biking and walking, bicycle parking for your school or university campus is more important than ever. Madrax can help you meet the needs of students, teachers, and the surrounding community by offering a wide range of bike parking options. To meet the challenge of frequent and multiple end-users, we produce a great variety of racks that are affordable, functional, and attractive. We also offer racks that are especially designed to guard against theft, and all of our racks are easily installed. Madrax bike racks are your answer to the problem of large-scale parking requirements. Partner with Madrax to enhance your campus vision.


Ulrich Pakker Studios design, market, fabricate and install metal sculpture and fountains, from tabletop to monumental, in corporate, private and government settings. Ulrich Pakker Studios has grown from a small company to a medium-sized firm with art installations all across the country. Ulrich Pakker, the primary designer, creates sculptures primarily out of stainless steel and bronze sheet metal. He designs and fabricates both table top and monumental size sculpture and fountains. His work has been chosen for the gateway sculpture of the city of West Palm Beach, Florida, has appeared on the grounds of the Seattle Art Museum, is installed on the Microsoft Cedar Court Campus, at the University of Pennsylvania and across the country. Ulrich’s work has also been featured in The Guild Sourcebook of Architectural and Interior Art. His sculptural works can currently be seen in numero outdoor sculpture exhibitions and galleries from Boca Raton, Florida to Seattle.


Based in Clifton, New Jersey, Velodome Shelters designs & manufactures an extensive line of bicycle parking shelters, bike racks and bike storage products that protect bikes from theft and the elements. Commuting by bicycle is growing rapidly throughout the  nation. Unfortunately, so is bicycle theft.  According to the National Bike Registry, it is estimated that over 15 million bicycles are stolen every year. It’s a serious problem that requires serious solutions. From canopy to locking shelters, classic to hi-capacity bike racks and cages, our products are designed to protect cyclist’s “wheels” wherever they park. Our bike parking specialists offer product selection guidance and free CAD layout assistance to create space-efficient, safe and secure bike parking. At Velodome, we are passionate about working to advance bicycling as a sustainable, healthy mode of transportation. Thanks to our customers, we are building critical links in the transportation infrastructure that contribute to a greener world.



APCO has been providing sign solutions in the US and throughout the world for over 40 years, with a proven record of managing the most complex of projects. With an unprecedented 10 awards for Product Design Excellence as presented by the Industrial Designer’s Society of America, APCO continues to offer the broadest range of innovative sign solutions in the industry. All APCO products are built to last, easy to maintain and backed by written warranties. APCO is proud to be an environmentally conscious company, having developed a range of modular products & manufacturing processes that help to reduce waste, energy consumption and the negative impact upon our environment, without compromising design or durability.


Displays2Go is the leading “in stock” and “proprietary display” manufacturer with the largest display warehouse in the country. In business since 1974 with over 5,000 unique products and a physical inventory of over two million displays on any given day, we know of no other competitor prepared to service and ship like us. Offering a wide range of poster displays, TV stands, iPad holders, display cases, custom flags and banners, trade show supplies, podiums and more, Displays2go is your one stop POP and marketing display shop. Visit our website to see our entire product offering.


Four Point Products has been manufacturing and supplying custom-imprinted looseleaf products to the school market for over 55 years, offering a wide selection of recycled binders and accessories in varied colors and sizes, along with great service and quick delivery. In late 2013, Four Point Products joined, a manufacturer in the commercial looseleaf products industry for over 70 years. Four Point and Vulcan share a passion for providing customers high quality products, competitive prices and customer service that is second to none. This merger expanded our depth of resources and enhanced our capabilities, bringing additional custom-imprinted and stock looseleaf product offerings to college stores. We also added a full-time dedicated Marketing/Creative Director and two Graphic Artists to service our customer base of over 3,500.


Showcase your message anytime, anywhere! Our innovative banner stands and large format printing services are perfect for trade shows, lobbies and point-of-sale displays. From our website, view a list of some of our customers and testimonials from customers that were satisfied with our products and services. Our banner stand displays are lightweight and easy to use, so you will look like a pro wherever you show. Our new table top Post-Up stands are perfect for trade show exhibits or countertop displays. Please take some time to review our trade show banner displays and products on our website, and e-mail us with any of your questions.



Aquatic Access offers a full line of water-powered lifts for in-ground pools and spas, above-ground pools and spas, portable spas, swim spas, and for most whirlpool, therapy, or rehabilitation tubs and pools, including those with six-foot walls. We also build lifts for boats, for docks, and for cruise ships to provide access to pools and spas.


Eco TempLine produces sports field marking products and related equipment, including field paint for natural grass and synthetic turf, as well as paint removers and removal equipment. Our paints are widely recognized as the quality standard for appearance and performance, in terms of play and weather durability. TempLine delivers a thorough, low-risk, systematic approach to turf marking and rapid field conversions for synthetic turf fields and a complete line of natural grass paints to satisfy a range of performance requirements and budgets. A superior quality Eco TempLine grass paint is available to fit any budget! Use Premium for the best coverage, brightness and durability. Pro can be diluted to satisfy a range of overage & quality requirements. Use Playmaker for the budget-minded, or the practice field, or Playmaker Concentrate, which is 10+gallons of paint in a 26-pound cardboard box.


Formerly Institutional Products, Inc. of Indianapolis, IPI by Bison provides ceiling and wall mounted basketball backstops, gym divider curtains, batting and practice cages, gym floor covers, wall and stage padding, and a wide selection of gym and field sports equipment for sports-related new construction and renovation projects. For over 40 years, IPI has provided quality gym equipment to schools, recreation centers, churches, health clubs, pay-to-play facilities, YMCAs and virtually anywhere that indoor team sports are played. In 2012, IPI was acquired by Bison, Inc., arguably the industry leader in post-construction, indoor gymnasium and outdoor sports equipment; and IPI customers now can take advantage of Bison’s advanced  manufacturing capabilities, extremely broad product line, creative product engineering, central U.S. location and longstanding reputation for quality, customer service, on-time delivery and dedication to creating U.S. jobs.


For over 55 years L.A. Steelcraft has been a major manufacturer of quality equipment for sports, playgrounds, schools and industry, servicing the entire nation. Our corporate offices and main fabrication plant is in Pasadena, California, with over 200 local representatives nationwide. Today, L.A. Steelcraft makes over 500 different items of quality equipment for sports, playgrounds and site amenities for schools and municipalities including customized obstacle courses (as well as the one at the Los Angeles Police Academy), all the equipment that might be found on athletic fields and net courts, outdoor steel/fiberglass/aluminum/wood tables and flagpoles.


MicroFit, Inc. has been producing quality Fitness/Wellness assessment software and medical grade testing equipment since 1986. Several hundred colleges and universities have benefited by using a wide range of MicroFit products designed to Evaluate, Educate, Track Progress, and Motivate students, faculty, and the community to adopt healthier lifestyles. We recently introduced its MF-1215 treadmill to complete the total MicroFit FAS-2 System Fit-Lab concept, an affordable package that fits an area 12’ x 12’ and is guaranteed to upgrade any recreation facility wanting a total integrated approach to enhance their fitness and wellness assessment solutions. For more information call Rob Rideout at 800-822-0405, or you can schedule a Free webinar overview of the HealthWizard software suite.


At National Sports Products, we understand that having the right equipment can be the difference between winning and losing. NSP, a division of Douglas Industries, Inc. is the leading manufacturer and supplier of sporting goods and equipment. We provide quality products in a wide selection of styles and prices – all with the outstanding service you deserve. Some of our proprietary product lines include tennis nets and posts, batting cages, custom netting, basketball systems, windscreens, field covers, padding, and more. You expect your team to work hard, give it their all, support their team members, and play with honesty and integrity. We believe your equipment partner should as well, and with over 45 years of performance, NSP is dedicated to fulfilling your sports equipment needs.


Continual product development and enhancements have made Royal a recognized brand of material handling solutions for many markets. Today we manufacture basket trucks and specialty laundry carts in 12 vinyl colors or canvas or molded poly. Every product is made to order. This allows us to customize our wire frame carts by making size modifications specific to a customer’s environment if needed. In addition to slight modifications, we also design and manufacture custom concept carts. Our manufacturing environment is unique in that we have a full woods department, a welding department, and an industrial sewing department all under one roof. This allows us to produce orders on a short timeline to better meet the customer’s needs.


SportsArt has been an industry leader in innovative design and manufacturing excellence since 1977. The company consistently seeks to advance industry standards, positioning itself as one of the most creative manufacturers of premium quality fitness, medical, performance, and residential equipment. SportsArt is one of the largest single brand manufacturers in the world and is sold in over 80 countries worldwide. With over 500,000 square feet of state-of-the art manufacturing space, SportsArt designs, manufactures and tests all equipment to rigorous TÜV quality standards. With hundreds of patents worldwide for innovative technologies, such as the award winning ICARE™ system or the newly relaunched ECO-POWR™ Series which comply with CE and UL certificates, SportsArt is the leading green fitness partner, developing products that are instrumental to rebuilding and sustaining lives.


VIP Solutions, LLC is the sole manufacturer of the AquaTrek2 product line. Our custom manufactured swimming pool access products include the AquaTrek2 pool Step, AquaTrek2 pool Ladder, AquaTrek2 Transfer System, AquaTrek2 pool Ramp, AquaTrek2 Transfer Platform and the AquaTrek2 Aquatic Wheelchair family. Our removable and portable pool access products help facilities offer competitive, therapeutic and recreational aquatic programming. Remove several times a day, everyday or only when needed. Provide patrons of all abilities a simple and practical means of forward-walking entry and exit. AquaTrek2 aquatic access products are backed by national dealer representation. We have over 100 dealers nationwide representing all 50 states, Canada, and over-seas that carry AquaTrek aquatic access products with pride.




Audio Visual Furniture International (formerly VFI) was established in 1996 to fill a niche in the video conferencing market for affordable, stylish and durable furniture. Since then, AVF has grown to be an industry leader in the video conference and A/V furniture market by providing excellent products and service at a competitive price. AVF designs, engineers and produces all of its wooden products at its large modern manufacturing facility in Aurora, Ontario. Our products are available from a large selection of distributors and resellers of video conference equipment throughout North America, Europe and around the world. With our large in-stock inventory, most orders are shipped either from our factory or U.S. distribution center within 24 to 48 hours of receipt.


SmartDesks offers more than just buying computer lab desks or conference tables as a generic commodity. We offer person-to-person design team interaction and collaboration with our customers. Together, project by project, we are shaping conferencing and education for the 21st century. Every space is different: SmartDesks computer desk, computer lab and conference table solutions provide a configured solution for your space and needs. When you are looking for a full scale classroom, computer lab furniture or conference room design solution, rather than a desk-in-a-box, think SmartDesks. Our specialty is designing for your space and pulling together our teams in collaboration with your IT integrators. Using cloud based technology to exchange ideas, concepts & drawings in a holistic integrated cloud platform, we bring  together our teams to reach configured solutions to fit your needs, your space, your environment.


Every day, thousands of students and instructors around the world are having their educational experiences enhanced by Extron audiovisual signal processing, distribution, and control products. Our advanced technologies create better looking images, higher quality sound, and systems that are easier to control and work more reliably. We are continuing to develop solutions that meet the unique performance and value requirements of the education market. Extron’s commitment to the education market extends beyond our industry leading technologies and products. We also strive to provide comprehensive support, training, and other benefits which has led to this new partnership program created exclusively for our education customers.


Space-saving Automated Checkout Kiosks custom branded for each facility are designed around major laptop/tablet models in 12-bay host “starter” and 12- and 18-bay “companion” stations. Mix multiple device types in the same system and then smartly deploy multiple systems. Stations are integrated to ILS and/or local LDAP or Active Directory. Additionally, web camera, email notifications and full suite of inventory management, audit trail and management reporting functionality make the system one-of-a-kind. Replace 30 desktops and regain over 150 square feet of comfortable seating and lower power usage by up to 90%. This “new” multi-use seating can accommodate and still serve those who want a comfortable place to read a book or those who bring their own digital device with them. Those needing a Laptop or even a 110V Power Charger (new!) can check out a device at our innovative kiosks and relax in a new, transformed atmosphere.


Since its inception, TouchNet has focused on its unwavering commitment to a seamless unification of campus commerce. Today, our products give you superior edge-to-edge campus commerce automation and integration. Rapid development of advanced technologies ensures your campus is always ahead of the curve. Serving students and other constituents may be your mission, but securing and processing their payments is your challenge. With rising costs, escalating rules and regulations, and ever-growing student expectations for the latest electronic commerce technology, the job gets tougher all the time. We’re here to help—not just as a vendor, but as your commerce partner. We look for opportunities where you can save time and money, improve student services, and better secure payment data. We offer you the broadest range of campus commerce solutions available and help you navigate a shifting commerce landscape.