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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #1ASL2301

Invitation for Bid: Furnish and Deliver Liquid Nitrogen

Award Info Published Wednesday June 29, 2022

S.J. Smith Co., Inc.Urbana, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $950,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 7/1/2022 through 6/30/2023
  • Renewals: 5 one-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $18,061,412

Unsuccessful respondents (0)



1 total

1 successful respondent

0 unsuccessful respondents

0 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses

Buyer for this procurement: Megan Wells, (217) 333-3561

Chief procurement officer for this procurement: John Donato

State purchasing officer for this procurement: Bridget McHatton

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 Thursday May 5, 2022
The purpose of amendment #2 is to extend the bid opening from May 5, 2022 to May 12, 2022.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday April 29, 2022
The purpose of amendment #1 is to answer bid specifications questions.
First published Saturday, April 16, 2022
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Thursday May 12, 2022:
At the following address:
Purchasing Division
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820-0000
The University seeks a vendor to furnish and deliver approximately 1,256,400 gallons of liquid nitrogen for a one (1) year term from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023. The liquid nitrogen will be delivered to various campus units for their educational and research use.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Andrea Lile
212 Illini Plaza
1817 S. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-9312
FAX: (217) 239-6877
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Bridget McHatton
There is no BEP goal for this procurement.
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents.

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.

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Specification Documents
  • 1ASL2301-Amendment1.pdf (583 KB)
  • 1ASL2301-Amendment2.pdf (231 KB)
  • 1ASL2301FurnishDeliverLiquidNitrogen.pdf (338 KB)
Bid Tabulation
  • 1ASL2301BidTab.pdf (22 KB)