Western Illinois University
Invitation for Bid: Fiber Laser System
Vendor: IPG Photonics Corporation, Oxford, MANumber of unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
Amount: An estimated $51,729
Terms: One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, February 17, 2012
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday March 6, 2012:
227 Sherman Hall
1 University Circle
This bid is for a 1000 watt fiber laser for use in additive manufacturing systems. This will be used as part of a US Dept of Defense grant concerning "Near Net Shape Manufacturing for Current and Future Generation Armament Systems".
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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.
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.