Tender to Supply Gear Profile Grinding Machine

Tender to Supply Gear Profile Grinding Machine

The University of Sheffield wishes to invite tenders for supply of a Gear Profile Grinding Machine for use within the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre”s Grinding and Surface Finishing Process Group at Catcliffe, Rotherham.

United Kingdom-Sheffield: Industrial machinery

2015/S 118-213585

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Sheffield
Procurement Office, Floor 5, Arts Tower, Western Bank
Contact point(s): https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield
For the attention of: Ericka Lyne
S10 2TN Sheffield
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1142229570
E-mail: e.m.lyne@sheffield.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.sheffield.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

260/EML/PTG/15 Gear Profile Grinding Machine.

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: Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, Catcliffe, Rotherham.

NUTS code UKE32

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

260/EML/PTG/15 Gear Profile Grinding Machine
The University of Sheffield wishes to invite tenders for supply of a Gear Profile Grinding Machine for use within the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre”s Grinding and Surface Finishing Process Group at Catcliffe, Rotherham.
Scope of Requirement:
The machine will be predominantly used for Research and Development activity supporting industrial applications e.g., but not limited to, aerospace, marine, power generation and automotive sectors. As such, machine capabilities should reflect materials, geometries and functionalities of the target sector applications.
Tender Process and Documentation:

This is an EU open exercise. The ITT can be downloaded by registering and expressing your interest on the University’s e-tendering system https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield.

If you have any questions or comments in relation to this tender they must be submitted via the In-tend System, this can be accessed at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield

Completed tenders must be returned through the same e-tendering system.
Closing date for receipt of tenders: 20.7.2015 at 12:00 (UK time).

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

42000000, 42140000, 42900000

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: no

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:

Supply, installation and commissioning of equipment, as per specification, to the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 750 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As per tender document — Bank Guarantee may be required to facilitate payment.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As per tender document — staged payment arrangements.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: As per tender document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Pass = Audited accounts for past 2 years can be examined
Fail = No Financial Information can be examined.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per tender document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Three references with values that are consistent with the likely size and value of this contract and no pattern of terminated contracts for poor performance will achieve a pass score.
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:

260/EML/PTG/15

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

no

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

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 17.7.2015
Payable documents: no

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

20.7.2015 – 12:00
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

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 20.7.2015 – 13:00

Place:

University of Sheffield.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Authorised Officers.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

Award Criteria and Weightings:
Equipment Price(Base Line): 25 %
Technical Base Line 1.0: 5 %
Technical Base Line 2.0: 5 %
Technical Base Line 3.0: 5 %
Technical Base Line 4.0: 5 %
Technical Base Line 5.0: 5 %
Technical Base Line 6.0: 5 %
Technical Base Line 7.0: 5 %
Technical Enhancement Options Minimum: 15 %
Technical Enhancement Options Desirable: 10 %
Service and Technical Support, Warranties and Service Levels: 5 %
Lead Time: 5 %
Training: 5 %.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum ten-day standstill period at the point information on the award of Contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek a further debriefing before the Contract is entered into. If an appeal regarding the award of Contract cannot be resolved, the Public Contract Regulations 2006 (as amended) provides for aggrieved parties to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action should be brought promptly (generally within 30 days).

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

High Court( England, Wales and Northern Ireland)

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16.6.2015

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