We are a company committed to actively seeking goods and services from minority, women, physically challenged and small businesses. We strive to enhance our supplier base to reflect the markets we service.

Vendors who do business with Gicon Pumps and Equipment are expected to demonstrate their commitment to diversity through a plan or program established within their own business operations that quantitatively measures their purchases of goods and services from minority, women-owned, physically challenged and small businesses. Gicon Pumps & Equipment acknowledges and offers opportunities to those majority suppliers who assist Gicon Pumps and Equipment Inc.’s diversity policy by utilizing second-tier suppliers. We request that our majority vendors actively participate in our Supplier Diversity initiative by seeking tier two relationships, committing a percentage of expenditures to, minority, women, physically challenged and small businesses. This participation demonstrates added value on the part of our majority vendors.

Gicon Pumps & Equipment seeks the best quality, value and service, at the best cost, from all of our suppliers. It is our desire to select the vendor who delivers the best overall value; value that consists of competitive pricing, technological foresight, information management, and continuous and proactive support of products and services.
 

Gicon Pumps & Equipment Vendor Diversity Program

Gicon Pumps & Equipment seeks qualified diverse suppliers

Gicon Pumps & Equipment, Inc. is a wholesale supplier of pumps and related equipment. As a pump systems integrator, we service Domestic, Agriculture, Landscape, Municipal, Commercial, Industrial and Environmental markets. We provide all types of Pumps, Motors, Controls and Electrical Accessories, Piping, Valves & Fittings, Drilling Supplies and Water Pumping Windmills.

Gicon Pumps & Equipment is a company committed to actively seeking goods and services from minority, women, physically challenged and small businesses. We strive to enhance our supplier base to reflect the markets we service. Therefore, we are asking for your participation in the solicitation and development of our Diversified Vendor Program.

Vendors who do business with Gicon Pumps & Equipment are expected to demonstrate their commitment to diversity through a plan or program established within their own business operations that quantitatively measures their purchases of goods and services from minority, women-owned, physically challenged and small businesses. Gicon Pumps & Equipment acknowledges and offers opportunities to those majority suppliers who assist Gicon Pump’s diversity policy by utilizing second-tier suppliers.

Gicon Pumps & Equipment seeks the best quality, value, and service at the best cost, from all of our suppliers. It is our desire to select the vendor who delivers the best overall value; value that consists of competitive pricing, technological foresight, information management, and continuous and proactive support of products and services.

Gicon Pumps & Equipment has a strong commitment to diversity within the workplace, as well as Customer and Supplier base. To further strengthen this commitment, Gicon Pumps & Equipment’s Purchasing Department will manage our Supplier Diversity Program, which is being tasked to provide opportunities for minority, women-owned and physically challenged and small businesses. This initiative looks to these suppliers for the high level of quality and services, competitive pricing, technological foresight, and continued proactive support as we do with all our majority suppliers. We request that our majority vendors actively participate in our Supplier Diversity initiative by seeking tier two relationships, committing a percentage of expenditures to minority, women, physically challenged and small businesses. This participation demonstrates added value on the part of our majority vendors.

Gicon Pumps & Equipment, Inc. defines diverse businesses as minority, women, physically challenged or small businesses meeting the following criteria:

Program Registration

Diverse companies that meet the criteria outlined above have an opportunity to apply to deliver goods and services to Gicon Pumps & Equipment and our customers. To be considered for a contracting opportunity through our Supplier Diversity Program, you will need to complete these 3 steps:

  1. Complete the Gicon Pumps & Equipment, Inc. Supplier Profile Form.
  2. Provide proof of your company’s diverse status, by submitting a copy of your current certificate from one or more qualified agencies listed in “Certification Requirements” section above.
  3. Mail your completed Supplier Profile Form and copy of diverse status validation to: Gicon Pumps & Equipment Inc. P.O. Box 93905 Lubbock, TX 79493-3905 Attention: Eric Macias  

Gicon Pumps & Equipment, Inc. cannot guarantee that all diverse suppliers who submit applications will become vendors to Gicon Pumps & Equipment, Inc. However, we are committed to working with qualified suppliers who fully meet the criteria set in our Supplier Diversity program.

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Minority Businesses

Minority business enterprises (MBE’s) are defined as businesses that are at least 51% owned and operated by a minority individual or group. Under this definition, minority group members include African Americans, Asian Americans, Native Americans (i.e. American Indians, Eskimos, Aleuts and Native Hawaiians), and Polynesian Americans. Also included are multi-ethnic businesses where no one specific group has a 51% ownership or control of the business, but, in aggregate, the groups exceed the 51% rule.

Women Businesses

Women business enterprises (WBE’s) are defined as businesses that are at least 51% owned and operated by one or more women.

Physically Challenged Businesses

To qualify as a physically challenged business (DBE) an enterprise must be either: A) at least 51% owned by one or more physically challenged individuals, B) a subsidiary that is wholly owned by a parent corporation with at least 51% of the parent corporation voting stock owned by one or more physically challenged individuals, or C) a joint venture in which at least 51% of the management control and earnings are held by one or more physically challenged individuals.

Small Businesses

Small businesses are defined as concerns that have a number of employees and/or average annual receipts not exceeding the size standards as defined under the Federal Acquisitions Regulations.

Certification Requirements

Validation of a vendor’s diverse status is required for participation in the Gicon Pumps and Equipment, Inc.’s Supplier Diversity Program. Please submit a copy of your certificate as soon as possible. Certification documents from the following qualified agencies are acceptable:

  1. National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) or its affiliates
  2. National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)
  3. Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBENC)
  4. United States Small Business Administration (SBA)
  5. City, State, or Federal Certification Agencies

 

Commodities We Purchase

Gicon Pumps & Equipment, Inc. has a broad array of buying, technology and service needs with requirements that can vary greatly, depending on location, operation and/or business. Below are a sampling of goods and services currently procured:

Products & Equipment Marketing & Advertisement
Facilities Technologies
Telecommunications Printing
Office Supplies Operational Services
Professional Services Staffing

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Amarillo, TX
1701 East 3rd
Amarillo, TX 79102
Ph: 800-530-4744
Fax: 806-373-4678

Lubbock, TX
515 East 50th
Lubbock, TX 79404
Ph: 800-530-4755
Fax: 806-763-9500
Odessa, TX
1101 South JBS Pkwy
Odessa, TX 79761
Ph: 800-530-4766
Fax: 432-580-3091
Ft. Worth, TX
4301 Garland Street
Haltom City, TX 76117
Ph: 866-656-0823
Fax: 817-656-4633
San Antonio, TX
6150 Tri-County Pkwy
Schertz, TX 78154
Ph: 855-654-8905
Fax: 210-654-8904
Johnson City, TX
7678 E US 290
Johnson City, TX 78636
Toll Free: 830-868-7766
Phoenix, AZ
7506 W. Madison
Tolleson, AZ 85353
Ph: 800-772-6265
Fax: 623-907-8761
Clovis, NM
2110 Mabry Drive
Clovis, NM 88101
Ph: 855-763-9022
Fax: 575-763-3566
Engineered Pumps
17922 N I-27
Abernathy, TX 79311
Ph: 866-998-2024
Fax: 806-298-2091
Packaged Systems
4301 Garland Drive
Haltom City, TX 76117
Ph: 817-605-9431
Fax: 817-656-4633

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