School Procurement made Easy at

May 16, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Education News
Holbrook, MA – May 2007 -, the leading on-line supplier of whiteboards and display boards, announces the launch of, a website designed to streamline the selection and buying process for procurement specialists at schools, colleges and universities.

The site offers product categories from Audio Visual Communication Accessories, Whiteboards, Chalkboards, Building Services, Classroom Equipment, Drama and Art products to Playground and Athletic Equipment. offers a full line of brand-name products, a short checkout process and direct access to customer service when they need it most – at the time of purchase.

“ is a site that teachers, procurement officers, facility managers, principals and even PTO’s will find helpful”, says Scott Newman, President and CEO of US Markerboard. “My wife is on the board of the after-school program, so we know how important it is to stretch the dollar.” offers order volume and dollar total incentives so that schools get the most out of every dollar spent.

Purchasing online can be a time consuming process for anyone and especially for school procurement professionals who are looking to match items they already have, as well as, get the best price possible. meets those needs in one place and offers products from brand names like, VIRCO, Royal Seating, Best-Rite, Balt, Herff-Jones, Jonti-Craft, Copernicus, and many more. “Folks have told us that is easy to navigate – wait until they see!” boasts Scott Newman.

Since 1997 US Markerboard has been the leader in the online whiteboard and communication board industry. Today, US Markerboard caters to some of the world's largest educational institutions and companies such as Boston University, NASA, Alcoa, California Closets, and The Gillette Company. In addition, they have supplied for some of the top rated TV shows such as, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, The Today Show and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.

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If you would like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Scott Newman, please call Marguerite Gallinaro at 781.961.8762. x241 or e-mail Marguerite at