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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #1JWS1708
Invitation for Bid: Provide On-Demand and Short-Run Book Manufacturing
Renewal Info
Published Thursday June 27, 2019
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Integrated Books International
Amount: An estimated $410,000
Renewal: 1 of 2, 7/1/2019 through 6/30/2021
Pricing Changes: 
Service/Product Changes: 
Potential Future Renewals: $410,000
Comments: This renewal has been reviewed in compliance with the BEP Act (30 ILCS 575); specifically the requirements regarding compliance with goals on the contract being renewed and reviewing goal levels on renewal as set forth in PA 100-391.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Ashley Stewart.

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 30, 2017
Awarded to:
Vendor: Integrated Books International, Dulles, VA
Amount: An estimated $339,311
An estimated start date of 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2019
2 two-year
Potential Future Renewals: $820,000
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1
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 Tuesday May 16, 2017
Amendment 2 is issued to make a correction to the Pricing spreadsheet.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday May 11, 2017
Amendment 1 is issued to provide answers to vendor questions.
First published Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 3:00 PM, Tuesday May 23, 2017:
At the following address:
Purchasing Division
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
The University is seeking bids from vendors to provide print-on-demand (POD) and short-run digital printing (SRDP) book manufacturing services (printing, binding, and mailing).

For additional information, contact:
Jay Simpson
System Purchasing and Support Services
507 E Green Street
Suite 501, MC-407
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 265-0434
State Purchasing Officer - Aaron M. Finder
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 a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details. The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

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
  • 1JWS1708.docx (98 KB)
  • 1JWS1708Amendment1.pdf (506 KB)
  • 1JWS1708Amendment2.pdf (39 KB)
  • 1JWS1708PricingGrid.xlsx (20 KB)
  • 1JWS1708PricingGrid_Corrected.xlsx (20 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • 1JWS1708BidTab.pdf (33 KB)