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LRCC Government Contracting Division Helps Local Businesses Land $50+ Million in State, Local & Fede

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For Immediate Release Ross Woodstock, Kolt Communications, Inc.
February 7, 2013 517-706-0001, Cell: 517-410-7636

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 of $28,891,854.

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 businesses totaling:

  • 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.
    • 2012 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

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, Facebook, Twitter (@Lansing Chamber), Linked In and You Tube.

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