Kinetic GPO Awards Laerdal Medical a National Group Purchasing Contract for Medical Training Equipment and Supplies

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RFSO Contract Number: 23-05 is now available to Kinetic GPO members.

Cambridge, Canada (PRUnderground) November 28th, 2023

Kinetic GPO announced that they have awarded a three-year contact with Laerdal Medical. Kinetic GPO is a cooperative purchasing organization established for broader public sector, nonprofit and municipalities, academic institutions, school boards, and health and social services (MASH) entities across Canada. The contract, RFSO 23-05, took effect September 1, 2023, and will remain active through August 31, 2026, with an option to extend the term for an additional period of up to two years.

Through this competitively solicited contract, Kinetic GPO members will benefit from an expansive portfolio of medical training equipment and supplies. Laerdal Medical provides immersive technologies which help to increase survival and improve healthcare quality.

“We’re excited to be working with Kinetic GPO,” said Michael Fozard, Canadian Regional Sales Manager at Laerdal Medical. “Laerdal’s mission is helping save lives, and we do that by empowering healthcare educators with the training resources they need to successfully prepare their learners to deliver safe and effective patient care. Our new partnership will make it easier for public sector entities to obtain these resources, helping them to advance their training initiatives forward and ultimately save more lives.”

Kinetic GPO conducts procurement in a fair, open, and transparent manner compliant with Canada’s International and Regional Trade Agreements. Membership is free with no volume commitments.

“Kinetic GPO is pleased to partner with Laerdal Medical, offering our participating entities a compliant and comprehensive contract for medical training equipment and supplies,” said Chris Penny, CEO, Kinetic GPO. “Through this agreement, our member hospitals and universities will have access to wide assortment of products that will help save lives and improve simulation-based training in the fields of resuscitation, patient care, and emergency care training.”

About Laerdal Medical

Laerdal Medical l is a global company dedicated to the mission of Helping Save Lives. For more than 60 years, Laerdal Medical has remained a world leader for healthcare education, training, and therapy solutions. For more information about Laerdal please visit

To learn more, contact Helen Woldeab, Marketing Operations Associate (Laerdal Medical) at

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About Kinetic GPO

Kinetic GPO is a national broader public sector collaborative purchasing organization, established in 2017, whose contracts have been competitively bid in a fair, open, and transparent manner to vendors for commonly purchased products and services including, technology, fleet, office supplies, maintenance, HVAC, roofing, groundskeeping, playground, elevators, operations, furniture, EV charging stations, managed print services, uniforms, staffing solutions, and construction consistent with the regional and national trade agreement requirements. Canadian entities that must comply with regional and national trade agreements, such as municipalities, higher education, schools, healthcare, non-profit, and all other public sector entities, use Kinetic GPO contracts to increase their efficiency and economy when procuring goods and services. As a national purchasing cooperative, Kinetic GPO leverages a large pool of purchasing potential and allows entities to receive a combined buying power regardless of the entity’s size. For more information about Kinetic GPO or to become a member, please visit

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