Hardy Diagnostics has been awarded a multiple award schedule (MAS) by the United States General Services Administration (GSA). The GSA Department of the Unites States is the procurement arm of the federal government. Federal, state, and local government buyers now have direct access to Hardy Diagnostics’ manual microbiology solutions through GSA Advantage. According to GSA, the MAS offers regulatory compliance, fair and reasonable pricing, fast order placement, and full product and broad service offerings. The MAS contract award comes after GSA conducted an extensive review of Hardy Diagnostics’ performance, abilities, and history to ensure that Hardy Diagnostics provides effective and high-quality, reliable products to the government.

Hardy Diagnostics is a 100% employee-owned microbiology manufacturer and has been serving laboratories since 1980. Hardy Diagnostics is the only culture media manufacturer with bi-coastal manufacturing sites and maintains nine distribution centers strategically positioned throughout the U.S. to provide fast, reliable, and low-cost delivery to its laboratory customers.

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Having a “GSA Schedule” means customers have a long-term, pre-negotiated contract with the federal government with an upfront set of mutually agreed-upon terms and conditions. The five-year contract provides federal, state, and local government agencies with the ability to cost effectively and efficiently acquire Hardy Diagnostics solutions and services.

“We are grateful for this award because it provides another avenue for agencies to access our services, allowing us to connect with federal buyers quickly and easily,” says Hardy Diagnostics President and CEO Jay Hardy. “This is a testament to the hard work, dedication, and quality service our employee-owners provide to support our laboratory partners’ missions, and we look forward to continuing this work.”

Federal, State, and local agencies can obtain information about Hardy Diagnostics’ GSA Schedule as well as order directly from the GSA eLibrary (contract number 47QSWA22D0077) on the GSA Advantage web site.