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What is PTAC?

The Procurement Technical Assistance Center of South Central Michigan (PTAC) is a partner organization of The Enterprise Group of Jackson, Inc.(EG) and services Jackson, Hillsdale, Lenawee, Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties. The PTAC is a not-for-profit organization, and this procurement technical assistance center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency. In addition, there are funds coming from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and other local partners. PTAC supports national security by ensuring a broad base of capable suppliers for the defense industry and other agencies.

PTAC offers a variety of services for businesses wishing to obtain awards from Federal, State, & local government. We offer businesses assistance in obtaining the ability to bid on government contracts, market research, one-on-one business counseling, training seminars, conferences and networking events, and internet business opportunities.

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For more information contact Kim Langenberg, Program Manager at 517-788-4680 or and/or Shannon Barker, Procurement Counselor at 517-783-0795 or The Lansing Chamber hosts our Satellite office in Lansing, Michigan. The contact information is 517-853-6445 or

PTAC Services

Imagine having a professional staff dedicated to helping you find and procure government contracts! We are here to help local businesses – PTAC Staff will:
Determine suitability for contracting
Identify bid opportunities
Help with bid preparation
Network & matching Events
Registration assistance
Procurement award history
Training events: Research & Marketing, and Selling to Federal, State and local governments

What PTAC can do for your business

We can help you sell YOUR goods and/or services to the Federal, State, or local government! PTAC Staff can also serve in a trouble-shooting capacity, serving as a liaison between you, the buying agency, and/or the end user.

One-on-One Business Counseling

Take advantage of One-on-One Business Counseling – one of our most requested services. We also can provide assistance in Market research, Bid preparation, Pre-award survey preparation, Technical and quality requirements, and Contract modifications.

Let us help with our Bid Match Service:

    Daily searches of various government databases
    Reports specific to your company’s products and services
    Leads sent directly to your company via email

One-on-One Business Counseling
Although The EG and the PTAC Partner Page web sites may include links providing direct access to other internet resources, including web sites and/or news articles, Staff at The EG and PTAC are not responsible for accuracy or content of the information contained in these sites, and does not constitute endorsement regarding any political views, etc.

Your PTAC Counselor

Kim is the Program Manager/Counselor with the PTAC of South Central Michigan, in the Jackson and Lansing Satellite Offices. Prior to coming to the PTAC office, Kim was the bookkeeper and Procurement Specialist for a small machine shop, where for 2 1/2 years she searched for government opportunities, gathered information to be able to quote on the opportunities best suited for them, and did the bidding. Kim is an MSU graduate with a degree in Elementary and Special Education. She has logged in many hours with classes and training to become more educated and keep up to date on government procurement and regulations. She has also owned two small businesses, so she understands the struggles that small businesses can have.

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We are a non-profit organization funded in part by a cooperative agreement from the Department of Defense (DOD) through a program that is administered by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) and funded in part from the State of Michigan/MEDC. The content of any written materials or verbal communications of the PTAC does not necessarily reflect the official views of or imply endorsement by DOD or DLA.