R.S. Hughes Partners with NPPGov

R.S. Hughes Partners with NPPGov

R.S. Hughes Partners with NPPGov

NPPGov, the leader in public safety cooperative purchasing, has signed a partnership agreement with R.S. Hughes.

R.S. Hughes is a North American distributor of industrial supplies with more than 50 warehouse sites in the United States and Mexico. Since 1954, R.S. Hughes has maintained an extensive array of products produced by ISO 9001:2008 registered companies.

NPPGov members can now access member pricing on municipal safety equipment,including but not limited to:

  • PERSONAL PROTECTION – PPE, Instrumentation, Confined Space, Fall Protection, Ergonomics & Clothing


  • SPECIALIST PROTECTION – Heat Resistant, Welding, Chemical & Electrical


  • FACILITY SAFETY & MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT – Spill Control, Flammable Cabinets, Safety Signage & Traffic Safety


  • JANITORIAL SUPPLIES & EQUIPMENT – Wipers & Facility Marking


  • COMPRESSED GASSES – Calibration Gas


  • GAS DELIVERY & SUPPLY SYSTEMS – GAS Detectors & Regulators




  • OTHER – First Aid, Heat Stress, Skin Care, Eyewash Stations, Showers, Controlled Environment & Lighting

“R.S. HUGHES offers quality products that are certainly in demand by our members,” said Bill DeMars, Executive Director, NPPGov. “They have tailored a program specifically for NPPGov that enables us to leverage their extensive knowledge and abilities gained over so many years in this industry.”

NPPGov offers the most extensive selection of public safety agreements for products and services to save departments time and money while receiving the products they want. In addition to publicly solicited agreements, NPPGov also offers its members a discount program for individuals, including such vendors as AT&T FirstNet, Hewlett-Packard and more. NPPGov owns their own agreements and their process is completely RFP-driven versus price negotiated. This allows ember organizations to purchase easily by harnessing the buying power of more than 45,000 members.

Membership to NPPGov is free with no obligation to purchase. NPP customer service agents are experts at helping members find real savings of not only money, but also time, during the procurement process.NPPGov members can simplify purchasing while complying with procurement requirements.

About NPPGov

NPPGov is a national cooperative procurement organization offering publicly solicited contracts to government entities nationwide. NPPGov contracts are created through a public solicitation by a Lead Public Agency. Membership is free with no purchasing obligations.

NPPGov serves government and nonprofit organizations. Public Safety GPO and Law Enforcement GPO are specific programs of NPPGov, focusing on Fire/Rescue and Law Enforcement, respectively. NPPGov support is available five days a week to assist members through all stages of the procurement process.

Benefits if cooperative contracts:

  • Competitively bid, no additional RFP necessary


  • Saves time and money in the procurement process


  • Live contract support

NPPGov is the government division of National Purchasing Partners (NPP), which is owned by nonprofit hospitals. A substantial portion of NPPGov proceeds help support medical research and healthcare initiatives.

About R.S. Hughes

R.S. Hughes was founded in 1954. They pride themselves on product availability and exceptional customer attention.R.S. Hughes has what you need, in the quantity you need, and can get it to you when you require it.The purchasing and warehousing power of R.S. Hughes Co. ensures that they can stock what you need so you do not have to. R.S. Hughes values being responsive to customers, tailoring their processes to your needs and being there when you need them. R.S. Hughes customers can expect a distinct level of service and attention to meet your business needs.