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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #1TLC1516
Invitation for Bid: Provide High Vacuum Pumping Systems
Award Info Published Monday December 8, 2014
Awarded to:
Vendor: Edwards Vacuum Inc, Sanborn, NY
Amount: $105,478
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Cathy Link.
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 November 21, 2014
Amendment 1 is to provide an answer to a vendor question.
First published Monday, November 10, 2014
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday November 25, 2014:

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

The Department of Physics at the University of Illinois seeks to purchase two new high vacuum pumping systems for a large dilution refrigerator. The pumps will be used initially for testing of the dilution refrigerator at the University of Illinois Nuclear Physics lab located at 23 Stadium Dr., Champaign, Illinois 61820.

For additional information, contact:
Teri Merrell
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-3732
FAX: (217) 239-6881
State Purchasing Officer - Cathy Link
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 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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