LRCC Government Contracting Division Helps Local Businesses Land $50+ Million in State, Local & Fede
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Posted by: Michelle Rahl
For Immediate Release Ross Woodstock, Kolt Communications,
February 7, 2013 517-706-0001,
LRCC Government Contracting Division Helps
Local Businesses Land $50+ Million in State, Local & Federal Contracts
Lansing Office Nearly Doubles 2011 Totals; Over a
Billion in Contracts Awarded Statewide
(Lansing, Mich.) – The Procurement Technical Assistance
Center (PTAC), housed at the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, is pleased
to report that they have helped tri-county (Ingham, Eaton and Clinton)
businesses land over $54 million in government contracts for 2012, creating or
retaining 1,096 jobs. The total of $54,832,919 is almost double the 2011 total
Statewide PTAC offices reported a total of $1.357 billion in
awards was given to Michigan businesses in 2012. This total includes all local,
state and federal contracts received by any size business in Michigan.
The Procurement Technical Assistance Centers of Michigan
provide local businesses with the resources and know-how to successfully obtain
government contracts. Through seminars, events, training and consultations,
PTACs assist Michigan businesses with obtaining and performing on federal,
state and local government contracts.
"The PTAC service continues to gain visibility in the
business community as a viable option for economic growth in a challenging, but
profitable, sector of business – government contracts,” said Kim Langenberg,
Lansing Satellite PTAC Office of South Central Michigan. "We are so pleased to
partner with the Lansing Regional Chamber to help any tri-county business – at
no charge - navigate the cumbersome and confusing world of obtaining and
performing on government contracts.”
Broken down by quarter, the South Central PTAC office, housed
at the Lansing Regional Chamber, assisted with Government awards to local
- 2012 Quarter 1: 262 awards totaling $5,696,683,
which retained or created 114 jobs.
- 2012 Quarter 2: 478 awards totaling $14,349,254,
which retained or created 287 jobs.
- 2012 Quarter 3: 639 awards totaling $22,604,865,
which retained or created 452 jobs.
- 2012 Quarter 4: 353 awards totaling $12,182,117,
which retained or created 244 jobs.
Totals: 1,725 awards totaling $54,832,919, which retained or created 1,096 jobs
The PTAC of South Central Michigan covers Jackson, Branch,
Hillsdale, Lenawee, Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties. The Enterprise Group of
Jackson serves as the PTAC host organization and covers Jackson, Branch,
Hillsdale and Lenawee counties. LRCC
operates the PTAC satellite office covering the tri-county region.
To discuss the variety of ways that PTAC can help your
business, contact Kim Langenberg at 517-853-6445 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mission of the Lansing Regional Chamber of
Commerce (LRCC) is to be the preeminent business advocacy organization in the
Greater Lansing region by collaborating for economic growth, creating new
opportunities for our members and upholding pro-business ideals through the
advancement of sound public policy. More information about LRCC and its
programs and services can be found on any of its social media platforms,
including www.lansingchamber.org, Facebook, Twitter (@Lansing Chamber),
Linked In and You Tube.