Garland/DBS, Inc. has been awarded a contract for Roofing Supplies and Related Products and Services by Cobb County, Ga., which will be administered as an offering within the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance program nationwide.

CLEVELAND Ohio – Garland/DBS, Inc. has been awarded a contract for Roofing Supplies and Related Products and Services by Cobb County, Ga., which will be administered as an offering within the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance program nationwide.

A jointly owned subsidiary of The Garland Company, Inc., a full-service roofing manufacturing, distribution, and service organization, and Design-Build Solutions, Inc., an innovative building maintenance, repair, and restoration general contractor, Garland/DBS, Inc. is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. Under the terms of this nationally solicited and competitive contract award, participating agencies of U.S. Communities will be able to purchase materials and services from the entire Garland/DBS, Inc. catalog at the best available government pricing.

Cobb County, Ga., initiated the solicitation as an Invitation to Bid (ITB) in May, 2009. Seven organizations responded to the bid, of which four were deemed responsive and responsible to requirements that included the ability to distribute and install products and deliver services nationwide. Garland/DBS, Inc. was ultimately awarded the contract based on the lowest price offer. To obtain additional information on the benefits of cooperative purchasing or to become a U.S. Communities participant, visit www.uscommunities.org or visit  www.garlandco.com.