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National IPA Purchasing Cooperative

Playgrounds That Move You Without All The Paperwork!

A playground purchase doesn’t need to be a process of writing specifications, issuing RFP’s and jumping through bureaucratic hoops. Burke, a provider of Playground Systems and Related Items, can ease the purchasing process through a partnership with National IPA.

Purchasing your Burke playground through National IPA means:

  • The solicitation has already been completed for you.
  • There are no fees, minimums, or obligations to participate.
  • Your playground is backed by our exclusive Generations Warranty® - the longest and strongest in the industry.
  • Our ISO 9001:2008 certification confirms we are consistently ensuring high quality and exceptional customer service.
  • We all share one earth, and at Burke we want to preserve our planet for future generations of children. For that reason, we’ve implemented a variety of practices to help us help keep our shared world a better, greener place. Burke holds an ISO 14001:2004 certification, reflecting a systematic program for achieving aggressive goals in everything from recycling to renewable energy to environmental manufacturing processes.

 

 

About National IPA

National IPA is a national governmental purchasing cooperative able to leverage the purchasing potential of government and education entities in all 50 states - this means equal pricing for the smallest entity and the largest buyer. All National IPA contracts are competitively solicited and evaluated by a government entity serving as the lead agency. We’ve already done the hard part, and we’ll be with you every step of the way to help increase your efficiency, shorten your delivery time and stretch your budget dollars.

For more information on National IPA visit nationalipa.org.

More Time, Less Money - No Compromise on Quality!

Too often purchasing agents have to undergo a lengthy solicitation process that doesn’t result in the best products or services available. Using Burke’s cooperative contract through National IPA eliminates the need for RFP’s because the solicitation has already been done for you. Burke maintains the highest quality standards because bringing long-lasting, quality play to your community is our passion - we call it Burke Built™ Quality. Our products are handcrafted by artisans using high quality materials and it shows in our finished products and our warranty - the Generations Warranty - the longest and strongest in the industry!

Reinvesting in the Power of Education

All contracts in the National IPA portfolio are competitively solicited and evaluated by a government entity serving as the lead agency. Region 4 Education Service Center, Houston, TX served as the lead agency, awarding BCI Burke for this contract. Region 4 is one of the nation’s largest education service centers. This agency works with educators to deliver creative solutions that help schools to operate more efficiently and effectively. They provide innovative solutions spanning every facet of education, from classroom and curriculum development to operations, including food service, maintenance and budgeting. Region 4 produces educational materials available to schools across the nation and is home to one of the nation’s largest Braille production facilities. This connection to Region 4, along with valued education partnerships across the country, means that education thrives above all else with National IPA.

 

The Way it Works

National IPA’s mission is to help government and education entities operate efficiently and economically. Utilizing our cooperative contract through National IPA means you deal directly with the vendor. We’ve made it easy to register, become a participant, and start saving today!

 

Follow these 4 easy steps to register today!

  1. Go to nationalipa.org 
  2. Click the register button at the top right of the screen. 
  3. Complete the requested information. 
  4. Submit!

 

Get Moving

The easiest way to Join the Burke Movement is to contact your local Representative at 800-266-1250. Our passion is bringing play to communities like yours and we can’t wait to help you get started!

  1. Join National IPA today at nationalipa.org.
  2. Obtain a list of BCI Burke playgrounds & products available.
  3. Design a playground to fit your needs.