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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #JMG557
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Award Info Published Friday June 15, 2018
Awarded to:
Vendor: KLS-Martin LP, Jacksonville, FL
Amount: An estimated $4,900,000
An estimated start date of 6/15/2018 through 6/30/2023
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, June 15, 2018
The University awarded a contract for implantable devices for KLS-Martin system.
KLS-Martin offers implantable devices to be used in the KLS-Martin system. These devices include: implantable screws, plates, covers, and other implantable devices used in plastic and oral reconstructive surgeries.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for medical supplies or medical services necessary for the delivery of care and treatment at medical, dental, or veterinary teaching facilities utilized by SIU or U of I (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b-5)) These patented devices manufactured by KLS-Martin are the only devices that can be used in conjunction with the KLS-Martin system. Without access to these supplies, the University hospital would not be able to offer plastic and oral reconstructive procedures.

For additional information, contact:
Janielle Graham
809 S. Marshfield Ave.
3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 413-2816
FAX: (312) 996-3135

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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