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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Bid #MEC126
Invitation for Bid: Supply and Installation of Bowling Equipment
Award InfoPublished Monday July 28, 2008
Awarded to:
Vendor: Quibica/AMF Worldwide, Mechanicsville, VA
Amount: $675,931.38
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 0
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday June 25, 2008
The bid opening date has been changed to July 7, 2008.
First published Friday, June 13, 2008
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Monday July 7, 2008:

Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203

The University will hold a site visit at the Student Center East Bowling Center, 750 South Halsted Street, Chicago, Illinois 60607 at 1:00 p.m. Monday, June 23. Representatives of the University will be present to answer any questions regarding the product and services requested, and bid proposal procedures. Prospective bidders must respond by e-mail to Mary Cooke at or by phone at 312.413.1610 on or before Monday, June 30, 2008 with firm name and number of attendees. A maximum of 3 representatives from each firm may attend.

During the site visit each bidder shall fully acquaint and familiarize itself with the conditions as they exist and the character of the operation to be carried out under the resulting Contract. Bidder agrees to use union labor on the job if work coordination requires it. No allowances will be made for any charges above or in addition to the price quoted on this bid.

Access to the Site Visit
If special accommodations are required for bidders to attend the SiteVisit, contact the Purchasing Division no later than 3 days before the event.

For additional information, contact:
Mary Cooke
University of Illinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 413-1610
FAX: (312) 996-3135
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals. This procurement will be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. Solicitation documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office.

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