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What is PTAC?

PLEASE NOTE: PTAC Staff is safely working from home. Should you need PTAC assistance – please call PTAC Manager, Mike Hindenach at 269-924-2776 or email at

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 email, contact Mike Hindenach, PTAC Director, at 517-788-4680 or; Shannon Barker, Procurement Counselor at 517-783-0795 or; or Derek Elstro, Procurement Technician at 517-782-8269 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
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Your PTAC Counselor

Mike Hindenach is the Program Director/Counselor with the PTAC of South Central Michigan, in the Jackson and Lansing Satellite Offices. Mike Hindenach has over fifteen years of experience in non-profit management. His background includes Chambers of Commerce, Economic Development and accounting for government and industry. Mike is a graduate of Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan.

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This Procurement Technical Assistance Center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). We are dually funded in part by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (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 DLA, MEDC, and The EG.