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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1JWS15R0324944
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Renewal Info
Published Tuesday February 7, 2017
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Hitachi High Technologies America Incorporated
Amount: An estimated $64,763.40
Renewal: 2nd of 2, 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2018
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
The University of Illinois, through its Materials Research Lab, verifies to the best of it knowledge and available information that the vendor is still the sole or sole economically feasible source for this renewal.
Potential Future Renewals: None
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now John Knittle.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Friday June 3, 2016
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Hitachi High Technologies America Incorporated
Amount: An estimated $65,000
Renewal: 1st of 2, 7/1/2016 through 6/30/2017
Pricing Changes: 
None.
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
The University of Illinois, through its Materials Research Lab, verifies to the best of it knowledge and available information that the vendor is still the sole source for this renewal.
Potential Future Renewals: $140,000

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Wednesday April 22, 2015
Awarded to:
Vendor: Hitachi High Technologies America Incorporated, Dallas, TX
Amount: An amount not to exceed $64,763.40
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2016, 12 months
Renewals:
2 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $205,000
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 Monday March 9, 2015
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Tuesday, February 24, 2015
The University awarded a contract for annual maintenance and service for microscope to Hitachi High Technologies America Incorporated, Dallas, TX, for an amount not to exceed $64,763.40.
Annual preventative maintenance and service contract for a Hitachi H-9500 Transmission Electron Microscope. Contract covers routine and corrective maintenance visits; emergency service in case of instrument inoperability and defective parts replacement.
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. Also, items are patented. Supplier's schematics and maintenance procedures are proprietary information held only by Hitachi High Technologies.

For additional information, contact:
Jay Simpson
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 6182
Phone: (217) 265-0434
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.

Date:
March 11, 2015
Time:
2:00 PM
Location:
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
Potential participants are requested to call ahead to verify location and get directions. 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:
March 6, 2015
Register with:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 558-3050
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
  • 1JWS15R0324944Part1.pdf (268 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 1JWS15R0324944Part2.pdf (54 KB)
Conflict of Interest Document
  • 1JWS15R0324944CONC_060116_HitachiHighTechnologies.pdf (38 KB)
  • 1JWS15R0324944disclrplcmnt.PDF (93 KB)