What is COSTARS?

A FREE contract provided by the PA Dept. of General Services to Local Public Procurement Units or state-affiliated entities within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Who is eligible?

You can join Co-Stars if you are a:
  • City, County, Borough, Township or Public Authority
  • Tax exempt, nonprofit educational, public health institution or organization
  • Nonprofit fire, rescue or ambulance company
  • Council of governments or area government that expends public funds for the procurement of supplies, services and construction
  • For information on how to become a member with COSTARS or other information about the program, click here

Why buy from COSTARS?

  • School districts using COSTARS with ATD-Capitol have saved up to 20% off our catalog prices.
  • Everything in our catalogs or on our website, plus all school-related products ATD-Capitol sells are under the COSTARS contract.
  • PA School Districts spend $78 million on COSTARS contracts each year.
  • From 2006 to 2008, PA's 501 school districts increased educational expenditures under the COSTARS program by 91%.

COSTARS Contract #035-039
Aarco 30% Bulletin Boards, Markerboards, Directories
ABCO 40% Modular Desking, Training Tables, Conference Tables
Allied Plastics 30% Activity Tables
Allseating 35% Office Seating
Amplivox 30% Sound/Non-Sound Lecterns
ASCO 32% Classroom Furniture
Balt 35% Classroom Furniture, Computer Support Furniture
Best-Rite 20% Bulletin Boards, Markerboards, Directories
Correll 30% Folding Tables, Folding Chairs
Diversified Woodcraft 20% Science Lab Furniture
Ghent 20% Markerboards
Great Openings 30% Desks, Lateral Files, Ped Files
High Point (HPFI) 30% Desks, Seating, Conference Furniture
Jonti-Craft 10% Early Education Furniture
KFI 40% Stack Chairs, Tables, Lounge Furniture
Luxor 25% Audio/Visual Support Furniture
Mayline 30% Casegoods, Training Tables, Modular Desking
NPS 30% Folding Chairs, Folding Tables, Cafeteria, Stages, Risers
Oklahoma Sound 40% Sound/Non-Sound Lecterns
OFM 45% Office Seating
Office Star Seating 35% Office Seating
Office Star Casegoods 25% Desks, Office Furniture
Safco 25% Office Furniture, Janitorial Equipment
Scholarcraft 30% Classroom Furniture
Shain Shop Built 10% Art Room Furniture, Drafting Furniture
Smith System 15% Classroom Furniture, Library Furniture
Tayco Panels 35% Panel Systems (Cubicles)
Texwood 15% Library Furniture
Ultra Play 30% Outdoor Play Equipment

*Best Discount Shown. Full discount schedule available upon request.