Barbara Gomez, APS vice president of Supply Chain Management, echoed Johnson’s sentiments. “The value of these relationships is clear,” said Gomez. “APS gets superior services and products; the suppliers benefit from our support and broad understanding of the business world. The fact that the program is in its 20 th year demonstrates the lasting value for our customers.”

APS, Arizona’s largest and longest-serving electricity utility, serves more than 1.1 million customers in 11 of the state’s 15 counties. With headquarters in Phoenix, APS is the principal subsidiary of Pinnacle West Capital Corp. (NYSE: PNW).

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