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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #1KCB1702

Invitation for Bid: Furnish & Deliver Liquid Nitrogen

Renewal Info
Published Thursday March 12, 2020
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: S.J. Smith Co., Inc.
Amount: An estimated $469,638
Renewal: 4th of 5, 7/1/2020 through 6/30/2021
Pricing Changes: 
7% Increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $469,638
The buyer for this procurement is now Andrea Lile, (217) 244-9312.
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now Ben Bagby.
The University has taken into account 30 ILCS 575/8i of the BEP Act in conducting this renewal.

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 22, 2019
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: S.J. Smith Co., Inc.
Amount: An estimated $438,914
Renewal: 3rd of 5, 7/1/2019 through 6/30/2020
Pricing Changes: 
0.3% Increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $877,828
Comments: The University has complied with Section 8(i)(a)(b) of the BEP Act.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Bridget McHatton.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Tuesday March 20, 2018
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: S.J. Smith Co., Inc.
Amount: An estimated $437,601
Renewal: 2nd of 5, 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2019
Pricing Changes: 
3.82% Increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $1,312,803
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 Thursday April 6, 2017
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: S.J. Smith Co., Inc.
Amount: An estimated $421,500
Renewal: 1st of 5, 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2018
Pricing Changes: 
2.2% Decrease
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $1,686,000
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 Tuesday June 14, 2016
Awarded to:
Vendor: S.J. Smith Co., Inc., Urbana, IL
Amount: An estimated $430,889.20
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/1/2016 through 6/30/2017
Renewals:
5 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $2,154,446
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1
Comments:
The University and the originally ordered vendor were unable to negotiate terms. Therefore, the award is being cancelled and the University is awarding to the next lowest bid response.
This award corrects and replaces the award posted below on May 18, 2016.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Tom Sestak.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Wednesday May 18, 2016
Awarded to:
Vendor: Air Products & Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, PA
Amount: An estimated $364,287.20
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/1/2016 through 6/30/2017
Renewals:
5 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,821,436
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Tom Sestak.
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 May 6, 2016
Amendment 1 (A1): The purpose of this amendment is to answer Vendor questions.
First published Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 3:00 PM, Thursday May 12, 2016:
At the following address:
Purchasing Division
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Preferences in favor of environmentally preferable supplies, recycled supplies, and resident bidders may apply. See sec. 2.2.3 of the IFB.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Kenneth Burger
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 300-9197
FAX: (217) 239-6877
State Purchasing Officer - Tom Sestak
There is no BEP goal for this procurement.
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
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.
Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents.
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
  • 1KCB1702A1.pdf (19 KB)
  • IFB1KCB1702FurnishDeliverLiquidNitrogen.pdf (292 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • 1KCB1702BidTab.pdf (35 KB)