Matter Surfaces, Inc. and Mats Inc. Awarded Sourcewell Contract

Mats Inc. and parent company Matter Surfaces, Inc. have been awarded a cooperative purchasing contract in the Flooring Materials, with Related Supplies and Services [061323-MAT] category at Sourcewell.

Sourcewell is a self-sustaining government organization offering a cooperative purchasing program with more than 400 competitively solicited contracts to government, education, and nonprofit entities throughout North America. By utilizing Sourcewell contracts, participating agencies save time and money by capturing the buying power of more than 50,000 organizations.

The companies were awarded a Sourcewell contract following a rigorous request for proposal process resulting in contracts that meet, or exceed, local procurement requirements.

“We are thrilled to have been selected to be a part of this contract. Like Sourcewell, we are dedicated to service and have a commitment to providing quality solutions to the community around us. There is a real vision at Sourcewell and overwhelming support for their members. Matter Surfaces is honored to be aligned with such an organization,” said Sarah Pelissier, VP of Sales Operations for Matter Surfaces.

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About Matter Surfaces

Matter Surfaces was founded in 1971 as Mats Inc., a family-owned company selling entrance mats throughout the Greater Boston area. Founders Bob and Catherine Schiffmann spent the next decade building a vast portfolio of entrance solutions and strong vendor and client relationships. As the company continued to grow, Bob and Catherine’s 3 sons joined the business. Together, John, Richard and Paul opened additional warehouses and expanded the sales team across the country while diversifying their product portfolio. In the early 90s, they introduced contract flooring products – known today as the Formative Collection. Throughout the 80s and 90s, the company focused on building the world-class service organization and unmatched global planning and logistics team for which they’re known today. In 2004, they partnered with award- winning, European design house Bolon; in 2014, with wineo PURLINE; and in 2021, with Parador Modular ONE.