University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Announcement of an Emergency Award/Quick Purchase
Vendor: HC Stark Incorporated, Newton, MA
Amount: An estimated $489,376
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 Tuesday, February 11, 2020
The University awarded a contract for tungsten powder.
This emergency/quick purchase was required due to a situation in which immediate action was warranted to avoid the lapse or loss of federal or donated funds.
This transaction is for 8,200kg of tungsten powder. Tungsten powder is a component of an electromagnetic calorimeter being constructed for the sPHENIX Project to be located at the Brookhaven National Laboratory.
For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Chief Procurement Officer - Ben Bagby
State Purchasing Officer - Bridget McHatton
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.