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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #1JXS1601
Invitation for Bid: Furnish & Deliver Lab Gas
Renewal Info
Published Wednesday April 25, 2018
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Airgas USA, LLC
Amount: An estimated $850,000
Renewal: 3rd of 8, 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2019
Pricing Changes: 
Carbon Dioxide-decrease 0.069%, Nitrogen-increase 3%, Oxygen-increase 2.92%, Argon and hydrogen-increase 0.37%, Primary product-increase 3%
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $4,250,000
Comments: This agreement is an indefinite quantity contract and the executed renewal includes a justification for increased spend (required by section 4.1 of the contract) which is based upon last yearÂ’s usage and the forecasted usage over the next fiscal year.
The buyer for this procurement is now Sarah Chronister, (217) 244-9921.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Aaron M. Finder.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Monday January 30, 2017
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Airgas USA, LLC
Amount: An estimated $800,000
Renewal: 2nd of 8, 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2018
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $4,800,000
The buyer for this procurement is now Sarah Chronister, (217) 244-9921.
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 Monday April 25, 2016
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Airgas USA, LLC
Amount: An estimated $700,000
Renewal: 1st of 8, 7/1/2016 through 6/30/2017
Pricing Changes: 
Acetylene-Increase of 1.25% Carbon Dioxide-Increase of 2.03% Nitrogen-Increase of .63% Oxygen-Decrease of 3.11% Argon & hydrogen-Increase of 1.78% Primary product-Increase of .466%
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $4,900,000
The buyer for this procurement is now Sarah Chronister, (217) 244-9921.
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.
Award Info Published Wednesday June 10, 2015
Awarded to:
Vendor: Airgas USA, LLC, East Peoria, IL
Amount: An estimated $376,644.38
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2016
Renewals:
8 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $3,200,000
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Stephen Rotello.
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 Friday April 24, 2015
Amendment 3 is to answer vendor questions regarding the Excel Pricing Table, to provide clarification to Section 5.2.6 and to extend the bid opening date to April 30, 2015 at 2 p.m., local time.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday April 16, 2015
Amendment 2: The bid opening date has been changed to April 28,2015 at 2:00 p.m. local time.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday April 8, 2015
Amendment 1 is to answer vendor questions.
First published Monday, March 30, 2015
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday April 30, 2015:

Purchasing Division
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820

The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois on behalf of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking responses from qualified companies to provide lab gasses in cylinders and related services required for use in the various departmentsâ?? laboratories where the total amount required will be determined by each department. Please note the optional conference call to discuss State Registration Requirements on April 3 at 10 am local time. Please see section 1.5 for additional information.

For additional information, contact:
Jacob Shaw
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 300-7035
FAX: (217) 239-6877
State Purchasing Officer - Stephen Rotello
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. This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. 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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Specification Documents
  • 1JXS1601Amendment1.pdf (22 KB)
  • 1JXS1601Amendment2.pdf (13 KB)
  • 1JXS1601Amendment3.pdf (109 KB)
  • 1JXS1601FurnishandDeliverCylinderLabGas.pdf (478 KB)
  • 1JXS1601PricingtableFINAL.xls (89 KB)
  • 1JXS1601PricingTableRevised04242015.xls (90 KB)
  • DeliveryLocations1JXS1601.xls (38 KB)
  • DivisionofResearchandSafetyLabGases.pdf (171 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • 1JXS1601BidTab.pdf (26 KB)