University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #1SNC1735
Invitation for Bid: Large Square Baler
Award Info Published Friday February 3, 2017
Awarded to:
Vendor: Shaff Implement Co., Inc, Urbana, IL
Amount: An estimated $117,135
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 0
The amount of the award is $117,135. This includes a trade-in value of $63,135 and cash value of $54,000.
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.
First published Thursday, December 1, 2016
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday January 17, 2017:

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

The University is seeking to purchase one (1) new large square baler. Preferences in favor of environmentally preferable supplies, recycled supplies, resident bidders, and domestic products may apply. See sec. 2.2.3 of the IFB.)

For additional information, contact:
Sarah Chronister
212 Illini Plaza
1817 S. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-9921
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. 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

  • 1SNC1735-LargeSquareBaler.pdf (291 KB)

Public Opening Documents

  • 1SNC1735BidTab.pdf (18 KB)

Conflict of Interest Document

  • ShaffImplementUIUCCOIreviewrequestsigned.pdf (240 KB)
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