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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1DAG16R0343965
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Renewal Info
Published Wednesday May 15, 2019
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Bruker Daltronics, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $94,896
Renewal: 1st of 1, 6/1/2019 through 5/31/2022
Pricing Changes: 
Price decreased by $23,724 due to renewing 3 years vs. 1 year.
Service/Product Changes: 
Sole Source Status: 
The procurement remains a sole source.
Potential Future Renewals: None
Comments: The Vendor shall now be Bruker Scientific, LLC as Bruker Daltonics, Inc. had a name change. The three one-year renewal option are being exercised at once, as a $23,724 discount was provided for doing so. The University has complied with Section 8(i)(a)(b) of the BEP Act.
The buyer for this procurement is now Sarah Chronister, (217) 244-9921.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Catherine Bradbury.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Tuesday May 24, 2016
Awarded to:
Vendor: Bruker Daltronics, Inc., Billerica, MA
Amount: An estimated $89,472
An estimated start date of 5/21/2016 through 5/20/2019, 36 months
3 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $89,472
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The hearing has been cancelled
Published Tuesday May 3, 2016
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Tuesday, April 19, 2016
The University awarded a contract for Maint. services for Bruker Mass Spectrometer to Bruker Daltronics, Inc., Billerica, MA, for an estimated $89,472.
Provide labor, parts and maintenance repairs as needed for a Bruker Daltronics UnltrafleXtreme MALDI Mass Spectrometer.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the compatibility of equipment, accessories, replacement parts, or service is a paramount consideration.

For additional information, contact:
Deborah Gorvin
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 265-7680
FAX: (217) 239-6877
State Purchasing Officer - Aaron M. Finder

We will hold a public hearing at the date, time and location specified below, if we receive a request to testify regarding the sole source determination. We will also hold a hearing if any vendor submits a signed statement showing the capability to provide the stated supplies/services at or below the amount indicated.

The public hearing allows any interested party the opportunity to testify for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing is to receive information from the public in a reasonable manner. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. The hearing officer will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. After conclusion of the hearing we will decide whether the sole source determination was appropriate.

We must receive any request to testify and any vendor statement no later than the registration date and time indicated below. If we do not receive a timely request or statement, we will not hold the hearing. We reserve the right to cancel the procurement prior to any scheduled hearing. Please confirm the status of the hearing with the Hearing Contact.

May 4, 2016
3:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

If you cannot attend the meeting in-person at the primary location, you may attend via audio or video conference, as available, at one of the optional locations.

Alternate Location(s):
James R. Thompson Center
Room 9-036
100 West Randolph
Chicago, IL

Hearing Contact:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
Date, time, and location are subject to change and/or cancellation. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
April 29, 2016
Register with:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
Fax:(217) 558-5407

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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Sole Source Justification
  • 1DAG16R0343965Part1.PDF (292 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 1DAG16R0343965Part2.pdf (61 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • ChangeOrder1DAG16R0343965-SPOSigned.pdf (117 KB)