16th Dec 2019

This month sees two milestones for CPC, we are officially 20 years old and have been owned by the education sector for 10 years!

A lot can happen in 20 years and that's certainly been the case for CPC. Find out more about what we have achieved in 20 years in the sector...

Image - An infographic explaining the past 20 years of CPL Group

CPC's Managing Director, Peter Brewer, originally set up the company as an arm of the purchasing team at The University of Salford back in 1999 and has seen it grow from a small department to the company we see today. Peter had the following to say:

"I would like to say my thanks to all those who have helped us over 20 years; colleagues past and present who helped develop the company into what it is today, our suppliers who have always supported our frameworks throughout the years and our members who continue to use our services."

Ten years of being owned by the education sector has seen us help the sector to save time and money. We operate as a not-for-profit organisation meaning that any surpluses generated are invested back into education.

GIF- CPC has been owned by the education sector for 10 years. We have gone from 424 members & £80m annual sales to over 6750 members and £242m annual sales. We now partner with Tenet Services under the banner CPL Group.

Find out more about how we give back to the education sector by visiting our CPL Group website.