University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase (30 ILCS 500/1-13a)
Vendor: Mass Tech Inc., Columbia, MD
Amount: An estimated $104,600
Terms: One-time transaction
Based upon quote, production and delivery will occur by 1/19/13.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The University awarded a contract for MT Explorer 50 mass spectrometer.
Purchase from Mass Tech, Inc (per Air Force Grant)the MT Explorer 50 portable mass spectrometer. This devices is second generation portable field deployable ion trap mass spectrometer marketed for hazmat and disaster response teams. The device will be acquired for performance evaluation and appropriate OSHA compliance and safety testing.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes in the procurement code because
the procurement expenditures are for events or activities for which the use of specific vendors is mandated or identified by the sponsor of the event or activity, provided that the sponsor is providing a majority of the funding for the event or activity.
Attachments include Air Force grant related documents.
For additional information, contact:
State Purchasing Officer - Shirley Webb
The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire
qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.