Premier Purchasing Partners, LP, today announced that decorative textiles and interiors products have been added to existing agreements in the reusable textiles and textile services portfolio with Encompass Group LLC of McDonough, Ga.; Medline Industries of Mundelein, Ill.; Phoenix Textile Corporation of St. Louis; and Standard Textile Company Inc. of Cincinnati.
These product additions, effective January 1, 2008 include the following new subcategories for decorative textiles with pricing for both standard and custom products: bedding, shower curtains, upholstery, wall coverings, window treatments and design services.
The agreements are available to acute care and continuum of care members of the Premier alliance.
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