National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (National IPA), a leading education and public sector purchasing cooperative, has formed OMNIA Partners, a shared services and supply chain optimization company dedicated to government, education and the private sector. OMNIA Partners brings together three subsidiaries: National IPA; its recent acquisition, Prime Advantage, a Chicago-based mid-market manufacturing group purchasing organization; and Corporate United, a Cleveland-based group purchasing organization focused on customers within the Fortune 1000, with whom OMNIA has signed a definitive agreement to acquire. Customers of each subsidiary will benefit from the increased services, infrastructure and supplier relationships provided by OMNIA while supplier partners will experience the benefits of one of the largest group purchasing sales teams in the country. FEDA has an established affinity program with Prime Advantage where FEDA members can take advantage of discounts on many products and services. Learn more here: