The Saginaw Future Procurement Technical Assistance Center said it assisted eight regional companies attain more than $11.3 million in government contracts in the second quarter of 2010. The companies won a total of 271 state and federal government contracts.

The numerous products and services provided include aerospace and defense related, medical device manufacturing, business support services and more.

The federal government is a multi-billion dollar purchaser of goods and services. States and local governments are also major purchasers of products and services. The Saginaw Future PTAC provides no fee assistance to businesses that are interested in tapping this market. Saginaw Future’s Procurement Manager, Delena Spates-Allen, has over 20 years of expertise to help businesses acquire federal and state government contracts.

The services offered by the Saginaw Future PTAC include bid matching service, market research, specifications and standards, federal acquisition regulations, subcontracting opportunities and much more. During 2009, the Saginaw Future PTAC helped regional companies win a total of 515 government contracts with a total value of more than $17 million. 

The Saginaw Future PTAC educates businesses through formalized seminars and specific one-on-one consultations. Go to for more information. Due to confidentiality agreements, companies receiving contracts are not released.

Established in 1992, Saginaw Future is a public-private alliance of local businesses, the County of Saginaw, City of Saginaw, 16 local municipalities and the Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce. SF’s strategic partners also include education, labor and government.  Since its beginning, SF has remained dedicated to fostering quality job creation through expansion of local industry and attraction of new business projects to the community.

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