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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #1JWS1506
Invitation for Bid: Gaseous Helium
Award Info Published Wednesday June 4, 2014
Awarded to:
Vendor: Praxair, Inc., Danbury, CT
Amount: An estimated $433,373.10
An estimated start date of 7/1/2014 through 6/30/2015
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2
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.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday April 7, 2014
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:

Purchasing Division
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:
Jay Simpson
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 6182
Phone: (217) 265-0434
FAX: (217) 239-6870
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.

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  • 1JWS1506.docx (178 KB)
  • 1JWS1506Amendment1.pdf (190 KB)
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  • 1JWS1506BidTab.pdf (33 KB)