A cmERDC Company

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  • We Can Help
    CMERDC continues to seek value-added solutions for
    our member districts through cooperative
    volume purchasing, as well as providing online, just in time purchasing solutions. Our goal is to make your Schools supplies purchasing as simple and cost-effective as possible.

    Better prices and better processes:

        - correct bidding process
        - less work
        - better pricing
        - annual purchases
        - on-demand online purchasing
  • Volume Purchasing
    cmERDC offers deep discounts
    because we combine the purchasing needs of over 100 School Districts, including public, private and charter schools.
    We offer more than 4,000 Products:
    Paper Products
    Office Products
    Office and Educational Furniture
    Art Supplies
    Audio Visual Supplies
    Custodial Supplies
    Industrial Arts Supplies
    Non Perishable Food and Kitchen Supplies
    Order Forms     
  • Online School Supplies
    Innovative Office Solutions is more than just the preferred supplier for office supplies. As a Minnesota-based certified Woman-Owned Business, you can be sure that they focus on and understand the needs of Minnesota K-12 education; providing a greater depth and breadth of school supplies with a local and personal touch.
    In addition, Innovative provides the following value added benefits to you:
    Low Price Guarantee
    School In$entives Program that pays back an average of 2% on your purchases
    Easy online ordering
    600 item requisition form for your most commonly ordered items
    8,000 item Classroom Supplies Catalog
    28,000 item “Big Book” Catalog
    Free next day delivery on all supply orders, no minimum order fees
    SMARTFinance Integration allows you to place orders with IOS directly from SMART
  • School Furniture. Great Prices.
    Whether classroom furniture, media center furniture, an office remodel, or a new building project, cmERDC offers exceptional design services and selection with joint powers contracts through Innovative Office Supplies. See our great discounts below.
  • Art Supplies. Awesome Prices.
    cmERDC presents terrific discounts on art supplies from Minnesota's own Triarco Arts and Crafts. Serving schools nationwide since 1946.

    25% discount on the "PRICES MARKED IN RED" from our current TriarcoArts & Crafts Catalog

    Free freight will be applied on products that weigh less than 20 pounds*

    No Minimum Order

    Easy Online ordering (enter Contract #Z4994)

    *Full freight will be charged on cartons of clay, plaster, mosaic tiles, plaster craft, candle & sculpture wax, slip, large paper rolls, paper, furniture and equipment. Orders that require truck inside delivery will be charged $125.00 for this service.
  • Party Supplies!
    Good Time Attractions offers great learning incentives, products for your school store plus novelties, carnival prizes and supplies, and holiday shop products – to say nothing of fabulous prices.

    Compare this catalog to Oriental Trading, Fun Express or Rhode Island Novelty. cmERDC customers receive a 10% discount and free shipping with no minimum order.

    Visit www.egoodtimeattractions.com or call 1-800-328-1226 to order your free catalog today. Please be sure that your PTA/PTO fundraising chair has a copy of this catalog.

    Enter Contract # Q-80595 when placing orders.