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CertainTeed Ceilings Awarded National Contract with Premier Inc., a Leading Healthcare Improvement Company

CertainTeed Ceilings’ contract to join Premier Inc. as a supplier allows Premier alliance members nationwide to choose products at specially negotiated pricing and terms


(Malvern, Pa.) – CertainTeed Ceilings today announced a group purchasing agreement with Premier Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company. Effective September 1, 2016 for the next three years, thousands of Premier healthcare provider members can take advantage of special pricing and terms for facility remodeling or construction utilizing the manufacturer’s extensive catalog of ceiling tiles, panels and systems.

Premier unites an alliance of approximately 3,600 hospitals and 120,000 other providers to transform healthcare by improving cost, quality and population health management. This includes helping providers implement efficient purchasing strategies, improve patient safety and readmissions, and optimize the utilization of innovative building products and resources. To help improve performance in healthcare organizations, CertainTeed Ceilings will assist Premier alliance members in setting and exceeding quality and safety benchmarks in patient care facilities.

“Being part of the Premier channel allows us to provide sustainable, high-quality products to more than 120,000 hospitals and providers,” said Chris Bourque, director of marketing for CertainTeed Ceilings. “Through this relationship, we will deliver the best value to Premier alliance members with careful sourcing, expert supply chain management and most importantly, high performance ceilings that help maintain safe and effective healthcare environments that promote patient healing.”

Many factors go into the selection of ceiling and wall systems. The best available clinical and market knowledge and expert review gives Premier member hospitals the information they need to make sound product choices. CertainTeed Ceilings products demonstrate performance in a safe and effective manner for the healthcare environment with acoustical properties to create quieter spaces, sustainability, durability, and superior capability to withstand daily washing and cleaning. For more information, contact your local CertainTeed Ceilings representative.

Offering acoustical ceiling and wall solutions that make commercial spaces sound, healthy, sustainable and beautiful, CertainTeed Ceilings has long served the North American building industry as a subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, the world’s leading producer of building products. CertainTeed and its sister brands Ecophon® and Decoustics® are committed to helping architects, designers and contractors improve the lives of building occupants everywhere.

About CertainTeed

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," quickly inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed® is North America’s leading brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, gypsum and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed and its affiliates have more than 5,700 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. The group had total sales of approximately $3.3 billion in 2015.