University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Invitation for Bid: Gaseous Helium
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
Vendor: Praxair, Inc., Danbury, CT
Amount: An estimated $433,373.10
An estimated start date of 7/1/2014 through 6/30/2015
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Cathy Link.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Amendment 1 is issued to correct the measurement of gaseous helium in the Pricing section.
First published Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday April 17, 2014:
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
The University seeks a vendor to furnish and deliver approximately 1,441,284 cubic feet of gaseous helium for a one (1) year term from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.
For additional information, contact:
State Purchasing Officer - Cathy Link
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, if applicable. There is no BEP goal for this procurement.
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.