Garland / DBS, Inc., a joint venture of Cleveland-based Garland Company, Inc., a manufacturer of commercial roofing and building envelope solutions, announced Wednesday it had been awarded a contract for roofing products, services, and job-order-contracting services from the Region 4 Education Service Center.

Garland formed a collaborative effort with its Design-Build Solutions, Inc. subsidiary to deliver turnkey project management solutions to clients. Region 4 ESC is one of 20 regional education service centers established by the Texas Legislature in 1967 to assist school districts and charter schools in improving efficiencies and student performance.

In a Dec. 13 news release, Garland said that through cooperative contracts, Region 4 ESC will realize the opportunity to operate more efficiently and economically to agencies nationwide through OMNIA Partners, the largest and most experienced group purchasing organization in America.

“We have been a proud supplier to OMNIA Partners membership since 2011,” said Brian Lambert, president, Garland/DBS, Inc. “With this new contract, we are able to provide turnkey project management, high-performance roofing and waterproofing products, and a lower total cost of ownership to a new array of schools and public agencies that utilize JOC as their vehicle for construction projects.”

The contract between Garland/DBS, Inc. and Region 4 ESC went into effect on Nov. 1 and expires on October 31, 2026.

“We know that maintaining a safe, secure, dry building is vitally important for Region 4 ESC members and schools nationwide,” said Doug Looney, senior vice president of public Sector Sales for OMNIA Partners. “We’re pleased to be able to offer Garland/DBS Inc. as a new opportunity for those agencies to do so more efficiently.”

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