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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative

Request for Proposal: (MRO) Supplies and Other Related Products & Servic

Award Info Published Wednesday January 8, 2020
Awarded to:
Vendor: W.W. Grainger, Inc., Lake Forest, IL
Amount: An estimated $30,000,000
An estimated start date of 1/1/2020 through 12/31/2024

This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

1 five-year
Potential Future Renewals: $35,000,000
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 2
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now Ben Bagby.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Geno Marchizza.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 1:00 PM, Thursday August 1, 2019:
At the following address:
E&I Cooperative Services
2 Jericho Plaza
Suite 309
Jericho, NY 11753
The Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative (IPHEC) is publishing this notice to provide additional procurement opportunity to vendors registered in the Public Higher Education Bulletin and to allow participation in the award subject to subsequent approval by the CPO. Proposals will be accepted by Educational and Institutional Cooperative until August 1, 2019 at 1 p.m. ET. If you have any questions or need further assistance, please contact: Bob Solak at 631.630.8283 or at

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Graham LaMontagne
Phone: (217) 300-6452
State Purchasing Officer - Geno Marchizza

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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  • Addendum1-RFP683484-MROSupplies.pdf (222 KB)
  • AttachmentA1-RFP683484-MROSuppliesPriceSheetTemplate.xlsx (189 KB)
  • AttachmentC-RFP683484QuestionnaireMROSupplies.xlsx (107 KB)
  • RFP683484forMROSuppliesandOtherRelatedProductsServices.pdf (1 MB)