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About Us
  • Established in 1991
  • All commodity areas - Life Sciences, Analytical Sciences, Health Care, Environmental, Chemicals, HazMat & Safety, Industrial, and more
  • More than 4 million lab and safety items from over 400 name brand manufacturers and distributors
  • Leading distributor on GSA, IntraMalls, and DLA/ECAT for military procurement
  • Dedicated, site-specific, reliable, fast, secure, web-based integration with any procurement channel option with unlimited catalog size. No admin, monthly, or per-transaction fees!
  • U.S. owned with fully operational secure facilities nationwide
  • 150+ employees with friendly, knowledgeable, quick, and efficient U.S.-based customer service staff
  • ISO 9001:2015 Certified
  • FOCI cleared for onsite deliveries to DOE facilities
  • iRAPT (Invoicing, Receipt, Acceptance and Property Transfer)(Formerly Wide Area Work Flow (WAWF)) e-business compliant for secure DoD web-based electronic invoicing, receipt and acceptance
  • Versatile and secure worldwide shipping and handling
  • State-of-the-art warehouses available for receiving/inspection/warehousing (hazardous & non-hazardous) of products for delivery worldwide and local inventory maintenance
  • Large warehouses with climate controlled storage (including custom, limited shelf-life), and bar-coding for electronic receiving, RFID, and UID tagging
  • DEA/chemical license/HazMat certified
Company Profile
  • Federal Tax Identification Number: 54-1607358/Dun and Bradstreet Number: 78-580-7611
  • Corporate Officers:
    • Wayne B. Bardsley, President and Chief Executive Officer
    • Gretchen Pfaffe, Senior Vice President of Operations
    • Mike Mendrysa, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing
    • Brandon Wieland, Vice President of Accounting
    • Sarah DeBauge, Vice President of Investments
    • Alfredo Garcia, Vice President of Logistics
    • Francisco White, Vice President of Purchasing
    • Philip Farinelli, Vice President of Supplier Management
    • Jermain Brown, Vice President of Warehouse Operations
    • Tony Nardei, Vice President of Business Development
Quality Assurance

GSS is ISO 9001: 2015 certified and has a program that successfully incorporates DOE requirements and specifications for providing approved hardware, and items meeting government specifications in materials, excluding Suspect/Counterfeit Items (S/CI). GSS does so through our Quality Assurance Program (QA Program) that invokes the most rigorous criteria for quality assurance, meeting guidelines for nuclear facility applications, for designing, producing, and surveilling safe, secure and reliable weapon products , and complies with the DOE Suspect/Counterfeit Items Guide. Our QA Program is implemented throughout our organization using the GSS Quality Assurance Manual (QAM). The policies and procedures of our QAM are carried out meticulously through our written Quality Assurance Procedures (QAP) by our highly knowledgeable and trained staff on all levels to assure product safety and on-time delivery. We flow down all quality assurance requirements to sub-tier suppliers at all levels.

Our Mission:
To be the leading distributor of scientific laboratory products and equipment dedicated to serving the federal government. We achieve this goal by facilitating an efficient, compliant, and timely procurement process; by building valuable, long-term relationships with customers and suppliers; and by maintaining the widest selection of products at fair prices with expeditious delivery. We will continually advance our value proposition while maintaining a dedication to quality, integrity, and ethical behavior in our work. These hallmarks result in outstanding service for our customers, sustainable growth for GSS and our suppliers, and empowerment for our employees.
Core Values
Focus on the Customer
  • Earn customer trust, loyalty, and respect every day
  • Communicate transparently
  • Share and set expectations
  • Think like customers; act like owners
Own It
  • Empower individuals
  • Be accountable for your actions, or lack thereof
  • Be proud of your successes
  • Expect more from yourself and others
  • Always bring your “A” game
Be Engaged
  • Embrace opportunities to contribute to the mission
  • Think big
  • Evolve and adapt
  • Learn from your mistakes
Be a Good Person
  • Do the right thing
  • Act with integrity
  • Help each other
  • Look for the positive
  • Enjoy the journey

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