Avendra signs national agreement with Jacobsen

Jacobsen®, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, recently signed new national account agreement with Avendra.

The agreement with Avendra will allow all U.S.-based Marriott properties to purchase Jacobsen equipment at exclusive member pricing. Marriott currently has 18 properties with 24 golf course facilities in the United States.

Avendra is North America’s leading procurement services provider serving the hospitality and lodging industries. Avendra customers gain access to contracts leveraging over $4 billion of annual purchases, expert advisory services and in-depth purchasing data and analysis. The company is headquartered in Rockville, MD and has regional offices throughout North America. For more information, please call (866)-AVENDRA or visit www.Avendra.com.

Avendra selected Jacobsen after the company spent several months testing and reviewing Jacobsen’s full line of turf maintenance equipment.

“We’re very excited to be working with Avendra and Marriott properties,” said David Withers, President and CEO of Jacobsen. “We look forward to helping Marriott properties throughout the U.S. present superior conditions for their customers.”

About Jacobsen
With over 90 years of experience in the turf maintenance industry, Jacobsen, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) Company, has built a legacy of precision craftsmanship, legendary quality of cut and unmatched expertise. Dedicated solely to delivering perfectly groomed turf, Jacobsen equipment is used on some of the finest formal turf areas across the United States and the world, through an extensive distribution network and the international Ransomes brand. Additional information about Jacobsen can be found at jacobsen.com.