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Northern Illinois University
SoleSource #KEF165505
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Renewal Info
Published Wednesday November 28, 2018
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Shimadzu Scientific Instruments
Amount: An estimated $350,000
Renewal: 1st of 4, 12/7/2018 through 12/6/2019
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
This procurement remains a sole source.
Potential Future Renewals: $2,150,000
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Ashley Stewart.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Thursday December 14, 2017
Awarded to:
Vendor: Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, Addison, IL
Amount: An estimated $429,710
Terms:
An estimated start date of 12/7/2017 through 12/6/2018, 12 months
Renewals:
4 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $2,500,000
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The hearing has been cancelled
Published Thursday November 16, 2017
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Monday, October 2, 2017
The University awarded a contract for multidisciplinary scientific instrumentation to Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, Addison, IL, for an estimated $429,710.
Suite of modern analytical scientific instruments such as: triple quad mass spectrometer and X-ray fluorescence spectrophotometer
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the items are required for research and no other source is able to meet the researcher's documented needs.

For additional information, contact:
Katherine Frank
Northern Illinois University
Office of Procurement Services
Lowden Hall, Room 107
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828
Phone: (815) 753-6138
FAX: (815) 753-6800
State Purchasing Officer - Margaret van Dijk

We will hold a public hearing at the date, time and location specified below, if we receive a request to testify regarding the sole source determination. We will also hold a hearing if any vendor submits a signed statement showing the capability to provide the stated supplies/services at or below the amount indicated.

The public hearing allows any interested party the opportunity to testify for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing is to receive information from the public in a reasonable manner. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. The hearing officer will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. After conclusion of the hearing we will decide whether the sole source determination was appropriate.

We must receive any request to testify and any vendor statement no later than the registration date and time indicated below. If we do not receive a timely request or statement, we will not hold the hearing. We reserve the right to cancel the procurement prior to any scheduled hearing. Please confirm the status of the hearing with the Hearing Contact.

Date:
October 18, 2017
Time:
2:00 PM
Location:
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Jenessa Conner
Phone:(217) 299-3957
Date, time, and location are subject to change and/or cancellation. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
October 13, 2017
Register with:
Jenessa Conner
Phone:(217) 299-3957

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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Sole Source Justification
  • kef165505.pdf (677 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • KEF165505Pt2.pdf (42 KB)