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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #JCM102
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase (30 ILCS 500/1-13a)
Award InfoPublished Wednesday November 7, 2012
Awarded to:
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:
John Meehan
University of Ilinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 413-5961
FAX: (312) 996-2055
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.

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