Supply of 3D Printers and 3D Scanners

Supply of 3D Printers and 3D Scanners

The Authority is seeking Contractor(s) for the supply of 3D Printers, 3D Scanners and associated consumable products across 4 Lots.

United Kingdom-Stirling: Printing and graphics equipment

2016/S 158-286506

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

APUC Limited
Unit 5, Stirling Business Centre, Wellgreen
For the attention of: Andrew McKenzie
FK8 2DZ Stirling
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1314428959
E-mail: andrewmckenzie@apuc-scot.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10402

Electronic access to information: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: APUC Limited
Unit 5, Stirling Business Centre, Wellgreen
FK8 2DZ Stirling
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1314428959
Internet address: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:APUC Limited
United Kingdom

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: APUC Limited
United Kingdom

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Golden Jubilee Hospital (National Waiting Times Centre Board)

NHS 24

NHS Ayrshire and Arran

NHS Borders

NHS Dumfries and Galloway

NHS Education for Scotland

NHS Fife

NHS Forth Valley

NHS Grampian

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

NHS Health Scotland

NHS Highland

NHS Lanarkshire

NHS Lothian

NHS Orkney

Healthcare Improvement Scotland

NHS Shetland

NHS Tayside

NHS Western Isles

Scottish Ambulance Service

The Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service

The State Hospital for Scotland

Fife College

Dundee and Angus College

Edinburgh College

West College Scotland

Glasgow Clyde College

Ayrshire College

City of Glasgow College

North East College Scotland

New College Lanarkshire

Glasgow Kelvin College

Borders College

Dumfries and Galloway College

Forth Valley College

Inverness College

Lews Castle College

Moray College

Newbattle Abbey College

North Highland College

Orkney College

Perth College

Sabhal Mor Ostaig

Shetland College

South Lanarkshire College

West Lothian College

SRUC

Edinburgh Napier University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow School of Art

Heriot-Watt University

Queen Margaret University

Robert Gordon University

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

UHI Millennium Institute

University of Aberdeen

University of Abertay Dundee

University of Dundee

University of Edinburgh

University of Glasgow

University of St Andrews

University of Stirling

University of Strathclyde

University of the West of Scotland

North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC)

North Western Universities Purchasing Consortium (NWUPC)

Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC)

London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC)

Higher Education Purchasing Consortium Wales (HEPCW)

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Supply of 3D Printers, 3D Scanners and Associated Consumables.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: United Kingdom.

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 20

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 4 000 000 and 8 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The Authority is seeking Contractor(s) for the supply of 3D Printers, 3D Scanners and associated consumable products across the following 4 Lots:
Stereolithography machines, including consumables;
Free-form Fabrication machines, including consumables;
Selective Laser Sintering machines, including consumables;
3D Scanning Devices
The goods purchased by parties accessing this Framework Agreement will vary in size and complexity. However in undertaking this process, the Authority aim to achieve increased service standards, greater consistency and better commercial terms. High objectives include:
1.4.1 Efficient and effective quality service;
1.4.2 Value for money;
1.4.3 Value added service delivery;
1.4.4 A strong working relationship between Institutions and the appointed Contractor(s);
1.4.5 Greater transparency of operations within 3D Printing category.
Note: The buyer is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.

To access PCS-Tender, record your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visithttps://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk and search for project Code project_5704 under ITTs Open to All Suppliers. Please use the Search/Filter function, then select Project Code from the drop-down. Please note that once you have expressed interest in the ITT it will move to your My ITTs area.

For further information on using PCS-Tender, please read the Supplier Response Guide:https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/supplierhelppage/PCS-TSupplierResponseGuide.pdf

If you have already registered on Public Contracts Scotland and PCS-Tender and paired your accounts you can access PCS-Tender through your Public Contracts Scotland Control Panel.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is project_5916. For more information see:http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

42962000, 42960000, 42991200, 42664100

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 4 000 000 and 8 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 19.10.2016. Completion 18.10.2016

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Stereolithography

1)Short description

Provision of stereolithograpy rapid prototyping equipment, including accessories and consumables.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

42962000, 42991200, 42960000, 42664100

3)Quantity or scope

Exact quantities are unknown.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 300 000 and 700 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Free-form Fabrication

1)Short description

Free-form Fabrication machines, including all related consumables.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

42664100, 42960000, 42962000, 42991200

3)Quantity or scope

Precise quantities are unknown at this time.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Selective-Laser Sintering

1)Short description

Selective Laser Sintering machines, including all related consumables.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

42664100, 42960000, 42962000, 42991200

3)Quantity or scope

Precise quantities are unknown at this time.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: 3D Scanning Devices

1)Short description

3D Scanners, both contact/non-contact and active/passive, including all applicable consumables.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38650000, 79961340

3)Quantity or scope

Precise quantities are unknown at this time.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Successful bidders will be required to provide a copy of audited accounts (or equivalent) for previous 2 years, prior to contract award.
Successful bidders will be required to provide a copy of the following supporting evidence, prior to contract award:
— Employers Liability Insurance = 5 million GBP
— Public Liability Insurance = 5 million GBP.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

LAB1009 AP

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2016/S 074-128821 of 15.4.2016

Other previous publications

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 143-256459 of 29.7.2014

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

14.9.2016 – 15:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15.9.2016 – 9:00

Place:

APUC Office, 227 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1DA

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: March 2018.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION
Please confirm that you will be in a position to complete (at point of award) ‘Appendix B — Freedom of Information’ (if applicable) in the Technical Questionnaire in PCS-Tender.
This information should only be submitted if applicable at point of award. It is for information only and will not be scored.
SUPPLY CHAIN CODE OF CONDUCT
Please confirm that you will be in a position to complete (at point of award) ‘Appendix D — Supply Chain Code of Conduct’ in the Technical Questionnaire in PCS-Tender.
This information should only be submitted if applicable at point of award. It is for information only and will not be scored.
FORM OF TENDER
Please confirm that you will be in a position to complete (at point of award) ‘Appendix A — Form of Tender’ in the Technical Questionnaire in PCS-Tender.
This information should only be submitted at point of award. It is for information only and will not be scored.
The the complete list of Institutions please refer to Appendix E-List of Institutions and Lotting
NOTE: The buyer is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.

To access PCS-Tender, record your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visithttps://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk and search for project Code 5916 under ITTs Open to All Suppliers. Please use the Search/Filter function, then select Project Code from the dropdown. Please note that once you have expressed interest in the ITT it will move to your My ITTs area.

For further information on using PCS-Tender, please read the Supplier Response Guide:https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/supplierhelppage/PCS-TSupplierResponseGuide.pdf

If you have already registered on Public Contracts Scotland and PCS-Tender and paired your accounts you can access PCS-Tender through your Public Contracts Scotland Control Panel.
(SC Ref:444232)
(SC Ref:441743).

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16.8.2016

 

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