The North Carolina Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) educates business associates on how to obtain contracts by providing comprehensive assistance in selling products and services to local, state and federal government agencies. The PTAC is one of many services offered by the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC). The PTAC has been assisting North Carolina businesses for over 27 years.
Our purpose is to generate employment and improve the general economic condition of the state by assisting North Carolina companies including those eligible for business development programs for local, state and federal government contracts. We provide procurement technical assistance by offering no-fee and confidential counseling on selling your products and/or services to the appropriate local, state or federal government agency.
Government Contracting News & Updates
- WOSB Program 2015 NDAA Self-Certification Elimination Update – What Should I Do Now? Feb 17 2015
By Terry Stroud, SBTDC PTAC Counselor at Fayetteville State University
Change is coming to the WOSB Program, but exactly what does that mean for your WOSB business today? It is surely an important issue that you will want to follow, however, the process currently remains the same. There has been no elimination, as of today, of ...Read more »
- Why Small Businesses Need to Understand the Non-Manufacturer Rule Feb 17 2015
Small businesses interested in doing business with the federal government must understand the “non-manufacturer rule” and how it impacts the products and supplies that can be set-aside for small business contractors. The non-manufacturer rule is explained in FAR 19.001 as “a contractor under a small business set-aside or 8(a) contract shall be a small business ...Read more »
- DLA Land and Maritime’s “Intent to Award to Newly Approved Sources” Jan 21 2015
APTAC staff article, www.aptac-us.org
DLA Land and Maritime (L&M) in Columbus, Ohio is the largest Inventory Control Point (ICP) in the Defense Logistics Agency, managing over 1.6 million S9C (Construction) and S9E (Electronics) spare parts. Securing those parts in a timely and cost effective manner is an enormous and ...Read more »