Cooperative Purchasing

Youngstown, OH: The Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania (AICUP) recently announced that TEMA Roofing Services was awarded a job order contract (JOC), allowing the company to deliver cooperative purchasing contract solutions for member colleges and universities.


TEMA anticipates that this new partnership will open up a range of services, including Cooperative Purchasing and their Roof Asset Management Program, to higher education institutions seeking future renovation or expansion projects.


“As an AICUP corporate affiliate, TEMA can incorporate the benefits of cooperative purchasing when working alongside member colleges and universities,” says Scott Froelich, VP at TEMA Roofing Services. “Cooperative purchasing can be a gamechanger when it comes to renovation, expansion and new builds. Simply put, cooperative purchasing is when two or more entities pool their purchasing power to get better pricing on the items and services they need.”


The Roof Asset Management Program offers clients direct access to TEMA’s Dataform portal for historical roofing information, reporting, and work orders for maintenance and upgrades. The service is designed to ensure that roofing system investments last and that commercial roof warranties remain intact.


“It’s been proven that roof leaks can be reduced by up to 70 percent and that a commercial roof’s life expectancy can double when the roofing system is properly maintained,” says Froelich. “That’s why we place such high importance on our Roof Asset Management Program. When we’re working with a client, we want to build long-term relationships that are rooted in trust, and this program delivers 24/7 roof leak response, a cloud-based portal, and redundant, secure data storage and backup.”


The Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania (AICUP) is the only statewide organization that serves the interests of private higher education in order to complement and support the work of campus leaders, enhance programs and reduce costs. It was established in October 1995.


With a portfolio of projects both large and small, and over 50 years of experience spanning three generations in the commercial roofing industry, the reliability and expertise of TEMA Roofing Services is unmatched. TEMA is a family-owned commercial roofing company, specializing in the repair and restoration, replacement, new construction, and preventative maintenance of roofing assets across Pennsylvania and Ohio.