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Vendor Opportunities

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Producing superior products for the State of North Carolina, Correction Enterprises relies on quality goods, raw materials & services supplied by our vendors.

Our vendors are partners in our mission to provide inmates with job skills and training.

Why become a vendor?

Registering your business with NC E-Procurement and becoming a vendor not only allows you to sell goods, raw materials & services to Correction Enterprises, but to all other North Carolina state agencies.

View Open Solicitations

The North Carolina's Interactive Purchasing System (IPS) is a free, electronic system for Vendors to view and search for bid opportunities with just a simple click of a button. Search for open bids, and look up specific bids by category, department and/or bid number.

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What is NC E-Procurement?

NC E-Procurement provides an innovative, cost-saving, and efficient method of purchasing. It provides vendors with increased access to markets without additional supplier marketing efforts. More information about NC E-Procurement.

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What is Correction Enterprises?

Working within the North Carolina Department of Public Safety Correction Enterprises allows inmates to learn job skills by producing goods for the State of North Carolina and other tax-supported entities.

Correction Enterprises features over 30 production facilites encompassing more than 15 different industries across the state of North Carolina.

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The Hidden Workforce

Turning an ex-offender in to an excellent employee.

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety, through Correction Enterprises and the Inmate Construction Program trains inmates in various trades through hands-on applied work experience. Trained ex-offenders are an underutilized workforce. Hiring them may be advantageous for your business.

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