University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Vendor: Xerox, Springfield, IL
Amount: An estimated $75,000
An estimated start date of 7/28/2009 through 6/30/2010, 12 months
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, July 13, 2009
The University awarded a contract for I-Gen Maintenance & Supplies to Xerox, Springfield, IL, for an estimated $75,000.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the
compatibility of equipment, accessories, replacement parts, or service is a paramount consideration.
contract is for maintenance and supplies for a digital press production printing system (DPPS) purchased from Xerox in calendar year 2004. The university owned DPPS requires local maintenance service from the authorized dealer. Xerox is the only vendor that will provide the terms that were agreed to at the time of the purchase, such as 1) "like for like" replacement; 2) guaranteed maintenance availability for repair service; 3) labor, 4) guaranteed response time; 5) compliance with the University's billing requirements, 6) original manufacturer's parts, drums, and supplies, 7)travel charges, and 9)compatibility of replacement parts.
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This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.