Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Invitation for Bid: Printing of Student Recruitment Materials
Vendor: FCL GRAPHICS INC, Harwood Heights, ILNumber of unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
Amount: An estimated $166,623
Terms: One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, March 27, 2017
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday April 12, 2017:
113 Wakeland Hall, MC-6813
1215 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901
Southern Illinois University Carbondale will be accepting bids for the printing of 62,000 Roadpieces, 15,000 Welcome Packs and envelopes, 70,100 Viewbooks (two versions) and envelopes, and 540,000 Searchpieces and envelopes (three version). Please read the entire solicitation package and submit your bid in accordance with the instructions. All forms and signature areas contained in the solicitation package must be completed in full and submitted along with any technical response and the pricing proposal, which combined will constitute the bid.
Registration for conducting business in the State of Illinois (30 ILCS 500/20-43) Sec. 20-43: Bidder or offeror authorized to do business in Illinois. In addition to meeting any other requirement of law or rule, a person (other than an individual acting as a sole proprietor) may qualify as a bidder or offeror under this Code only if the person is a legal entity authorized to do business in Illinois prior to submitting the bid, offer, or proposal. Do not confuse this requirement with the Board of Elections certification. You may register to do business at: http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/business_services/howdoi.html. Failure to be in compliance at the time of bid opening will result in your bid being considered non-responsive.
Board of Elections: Public Act 095-0971, which became effective on January 1, 2009, requires vendors to register with the State Board of Elections before bidding on any State contract that exceeds $50,000. Registration is also required for all vendors currently holding and/or bidding on State contracts that in the aggregate exceed $50,000 in value. Please check the State Board of Elections website for information on how to register. Please include your online certification with your bid response. See sample copy included within this bid package. Failure to be in compliance at the time of bid opening will result in your bid being considered non-responsive.
Please include your Illinois Procurement Gateway registration number. If you are not registered, it is highly recommended that you do so. You may register at https://ipg.vendorreg.com. You do not have to be registered at the time of bid opening to be in compliance.
For additional information, contact:
State Purchasing Officer - Steve Todt
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Illinois Department of Human Rights
(IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable. There is no BEP goal for this procurement. The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.
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.