Laboratory Equipment and Supplies

The University of Guelph has established vendor of record (the VOR) master agreements with suppliers awarded under the collaborative University of Toronto VOR (UOT201915832).  As those supplier contracts are established this website information will be updated accordingly.

What You’ll Get

  • Wide variety of laboratory equipment and supplies products including chemicals
  • Preferred pricing
  • Orders under $25,000 can be authorized in writing by providing 26 digit GL coding at time of ordering
  • Direct monthly billing to corporate accounts with individual user’s invoice charged directly to the user’s department coding

Suppliers

  • Beckman Coulter Canada (SMC-01325)
  • Bio-Rad Laboratories (Canada) Ltd (SMC-01382)
  • Canadawide Scientific (SMC-01381)
  • ESBE Scientific Inc. (SMC-01370)
  • Fisher Scientific Company (SMC-01302)
  • FroggaBio Inc (SMC-01371)
  • Mandel Scientific Company Inc. (SMC-01344)
  • New England Biolabs Ltd (SMC-01343)
  • VWR International Co. part of Avantor Inc (SMC-01321)

Contract term

All agreements expire on December 31, 2023.

Product Offerings

Laboratory equipment and/or supplies including, but not limited to, the following:

Chemicals  

  • Ammonium Chloride
  • Sodium chloride
  • Sodium bicarbonate
  • Sodium sulfate
  • Magnesium sulfate
  • Acetone
  • Methanol
  • Ethyl Acetate
  • Hexanes
  • Hydrochloric acid

Equipment & Products  

  • Bench lab equipment / apparatus
  • Biologicals
  • Biotechnology
  • Books
  • Chemicals/reagents
  • Chromatography and filtration
  • Earth Sciences
  • Electronics
  • Furniture
  • Glassware
  • Instructional Supplies
  • Labware
  • Live Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Plasticware
  • Radioisotopes
  • Safety Supplies
  • Software

Not all suppliers carry all products listed above. Please refer to a supplier’s pricing information for the products and OEMs represented by the supplier. 

Pricing

Beckman Coulter Canada
BioRad Laboratories (Canada) Ltd
Canadawide Scientific
ESBE Scientific Inc
Fisher Scientific Company
FroggaBio Inc
Mandel Scientific Company Inc.
New England Biolabs Ltd
VWR International Co.

Delivery

  • All orders are delivered FOB to the delivery address provided on the orders.
  • Shipping charges for special shipments such as Dangerous Goods/Dry Ice are extra
  • Rules on shipping vary by suppliers, please see table below for details.
  • In cases where there will be shipping charges not set out in table below, suppliers are required to obtain written approval prior to shipping.

Supplier

Delivery charges

Beckman Coulter Canada
  • Free delivery for core products
  • Delivery charge may apply for custom or non-core products
Bio-Rad Laboratories (Canada) Ltd
  • A $10 flat fee delivery charge is applicable per order
Canadawide Scientific Ltd
  • Delivery charges apply for orders of $500 or below and are prepaid and charge. 
ESBE Scientific Inc
  • Free delivery for core products on orders of $75 or more
  • $25 shipping charges for orders under $75
  • Delivery charge may apply for custom or non-core products, large or heavy products

Fisher Scientific

  • Free delivery for core products
    Delivery charge may apply for custom or non-core products
FroggaBio Inc
  • Free delivery for core products
    Delivery charge may apply for custom or non-core products, and items requiring expedited cold-chain shipment

Mandel Scientific Company Inc.

  • Free delivery for orders of $100 or more
    $20 shipping charges for orders under $100
New England Biolabs Ltd
  • Online orders free delivery
  • Delivery charges apply for email orders
VWR International Co.
  • Free delivery for core products
  • Delivery charge may apply for custom or non-core products

 

How to Order

For orders below $25,000

  • Multiple quotes are encouraged but not required.
  • Departments must provide all the following information at the time of placing orders:
    • product name, description, and part number where applicable
    • order quantity,
    • name, phone number of the person who places the order
    • name, phone number of the person who is to receive the order
    • the delivery address including department, building name and room number
    • 26 digits GL Code
  • Suppliers will provide order confirmation usually within one business day of receiving the order.

Supplier

How to Order

Important information

Beckman Coulter Canada
  • for online ordering 26 digit GL coding MUST be entered in the Billing Attention field
Bio-Rad Laboratories (Canada) Ltd
  • ID and Password Registration is online (Online Ordering Guide)
  • for online ordering 26 digit GL coding MUST be entered in the field GL code at checkout
  • instrumentation cannot be ordered online as BIo-Rad requires PO
Canadawide Scientific Ltd
  • ID and Password Registration is online
  • for online ordering 26 digit GL coding MUST be entered in the PO # field
ESBE Scientific Inc
  • For login ID and password email sbowman@esbe.com
  • For online ordering 26 digit GL coding MUST be entered in the PO # field
FroggaBio Inc
  • ID and Password Registration is online
  • For online ordering 26 digit GL coding MUST be entered in the PO # field

Fisher Scientific

  • To set up login ID and password for online portal, email Fisher’s customer service

Mandel Scientific Company Inc.

  • for online ordering 26 digit GL coding MUST be entered in the PO # field
  • For free shipping on orders over $99, select or verify special $0.00 dollar shipping option at checkout (otherwise $20 shipping charge)
New England Biolabs Ltd
VWR International Co.
  • ID and Password Registration is online
  • For online ordering 26 digit GL coding MUST be entered in the Accounting Codes field at checkout

 

 

For orders of $25,000 or more

  • A second stage selection by obtaining multiple quotes from the listed SMC suppliers is mandatory.
  • Below is the requirements of second stage selection by total order value:

Total Order Value              

Second Stage Selection

$25,000 to $100,000 (including $25,000)

Minimum 2 quotes from SMC suppliers

$100,000 and more                     

Minimum 3 quotes from SMC suppliers

  • HVPO is to be issued based on the second stage selection results.

Invoices and Payment

For orders below $25,000

  • All suppliers will submit electronic invoices as a batch to Purchasing SMC management team directly. 
  • Invoices will be paid centrally and charged to the GL coding provided with the orders.
  • Invoices are viewable in FRS by searching vendor name or invoice number under Actual\Transactions\Search (Summary)
  • Department administrators should review FRS periodically for invoice and pricing verification.

For orders of $25,000 or more

Invoices are handled in accordance with payment processes for regular HVPO. Department administrators should approve invoices and forwarded them to A/P for payment.

Complaints and Feedback

If there are any issues regarding the services received, end users should try to resolve the issue by contacting the supplier’s sales representative first. 

If a resolution cannot be reached, end users should escalate to Purchasing Services by submitting a “Report a Supplier Quality Incident” ticket from the website https://www.uoguelph.ca/finance/suppliers/by-commodity?page=1

Your feedback for the contract and the supplier, regardless positive or negative, is welcome. Please use the “Report a Supplier Quality Incident” link to submit a ticket. Your comments and feedback are important for us to conduct contract review and improve the services the University community receives in the future.

Supplier Contact Information

Beckman Coulter Canada

Contact Role Phone Email
Custome Service General Enquiries 800-742-2345 Lsorders@beckman.com
Chris Hrabchak Sales Representative 416-475-9274 chrabchak@beckman.com
Michelle Moore Custome Support Manager 800-742-2345 Lsorders@beckman.com
Invoicing

1-Nawal Hafsatou
2-Nur Azimah (OBS Contact)

800-526-3821 x422025

nhafsatou@beckman.com

nur_azimah_abdul_aziz@pall.com

Bio-Rad Laboratories (Canada) Ltd

Contact Role Phone Email
Customer Service   800-268-0213 customercare_canada@bio-rad.com
Christian Zelewski Genomic Systems Specialist 416-629-1677 christian_zelewski@bio-rad.com
Andres Nieto Proteomics Systems Specialist 905-805-0283 Andres_Nieto@bio-rad.com
Invoicing Justin Holmes 510-741-4843 justin_holmes@bio-rad.com

 

Canadawide Scientific Ltd

Contact Role Phone Email
Customer Service   800-267-2362 cwsales@canadawide.ca
Alaina Lau Sales Representative 800-267-2362 x241 alainal@canadawide.ca
Jordan Alain Invoicing 800-267-2362 x238 jordana@canadawide.ca

 

ESBE Scientific Inc

Contact Role Phone Email
Customer Service   800-268-3477 info@esbe.com
Scott Bowman Sales Representative 647-400-8779 sbowman@esbe.com
Michael Ratos General Manager 647-205-8074 mratos@esbe.com
Ibtisam Adam Invoicing 905-475-8232 x350 iadam@esbe.com

 

Fisher Scientific Company

Contact

Role

Phone

Email

Customer Service

Elite Canada Team

877-822-3436

elitecanada@thermofisher.com

Monica St. Andre

Sales Representative

905-699-6998

Monica.st-andre@thermofisher.com

Craig Matson

Regional Sales Manager

416-301-2956

craig.matson@thermofisher.com

 

FroggaBio Inc

Contact Role Phone Email
Customer Service     nfo@froggabio.com
Larry Morgan Sales Representative 416-875-2151 larry@froggabio.com
James Ackford Sales Manager 416-294-0180 james@froggabio.com
Enzo Salemo Invoicing 647-821-1862 enzo@froggabio.com

 

Mandel Scientific Company Inc.

Contact

Role

Phone

Email

Customer Service

 

888-883-3636

orders@mandel.ca

Christina Adams

Sales Representative

888-883-3636

cadams@mandel.ca

Doug Boyle

Vice President

519-830-6732

dboyle@mandel.ca

Trish Killin

Invoicing

888-883-3636 x257

tkillin@mandel.ca

 

New England Biolabs Ltd

Contact Role Phone Email
Customer Service Paulette Savoie 888-387-1095 Orders.ca@neb.com
Howard Cukier Sales Representative 416-527-2352 cukier@neb.com
Bryan Beattie General Manager 647-221-5995 bbeattie@neb.com
Janna Martinez Invoicing 800-387-1095 martinez@neb.com

 

VWR International

Contact Role Phone Email
Customer Service   800-932-5000  
Vimal Patel Sales Representative 647-405-0270 Vimal.patel@avantorsciences.com
Jeff Rand Regional Sales Director 647-405-0230 jeffrey.rands@avantorsciences.com