What We Buy

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Below is a partial listing of the major categories and commodities that we purchase. PacifiCorp maintains a database of registered suppliers for each commodity. That database is used to develop our competitive bidders list. To begin the process of becoming a registered vendor, complete the registration form. If you have questions, please email us.

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Information systems

  • Computers (mainframe, distributed systems, desktop)
  • Software
  • Programming services
  • Cell phones & pagers
  • Local & long distance services
  • Telecommunications equipment

Services

  • Facilities maintenance & repair
  • Construction (civil, mechanical, electrical)
  • Vegetation management
  • Consulting services
  • Engineering & management
  • Energy conservation
  • Travel (rental cars, airlines, hotels)
  • Environmental services (asbestos, spill response, air monitoring)

Fleet equipment & services

  • Vehicles & automotive parts
  • Maintenance & repair services
  • Heavy equipment
  • Equipment rental & leasing

Office equipment & supplies

  • Printed material (business cards, letterhead, envelopes, billing inserts)
  • Office supplies
  • Reproduction supplies
  • Promotional items
  • Signs, decals, banners
  • Office furniture

Industrial supplies

  • Tools & safety equipment
  • Paints, varnishes, thinners, protective coatings
  • Janitorial supplies
  • Lumber & wood products
  • Uniforms, rain gear & boots
  • Welding equipment & supplies

Electrical & mechanical equipment

  • Instrumentation, controls & relay boards
  • Measuring equipment & dampers
  • Generators & compressors
  • Motors & motor controls
  • Fabricated metal products
  • Fire protection

Electrical transmission & distribution

  • Transformers, switches
  • Wire, cable, capacitors
  • Connectors, splices
  • Meters
  • Poles (wood, steel, fiberglass)
  • Cross arms
  • Pole line hardware

Chemicals, oils & gases

  • Bulk & cylinder gases
  • Lube oils (turbine, motor, bearing)
  • Greases
  • Chemicals (bulk, lab)