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The University of Sheffield wishes to invite tenders for a 5 Axis Milling Machine on behalf of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, Machining Group at Catcliffe, South Yorkshire. This tender is for the supply, installation and ...

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The University of Sheffield
Arts Tower, Western Bank
Sheffield
S10 2TN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mary Young
Telephone: +44 1142226694
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKE32

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk

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

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield/
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

5 Axis Milling Machine.

Reference number: 1739/333/MY/MG/17
II.1.2)Main CPV code
42600000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

The University of Sheffield wishes to invite tenders for a 5 Axis Milling Machine on behalf of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, Machining Group at Catcliffe, South Yorkshire.

This tender is for the supply, installation and commissioning of a 5-axis milling machine for use in tool wear, coolant, and machining studies. The equipment will be used for testing and demonstration purposes in the AMRC's Factory of the Future. The equipment should have the ability to machine numerous materials from the aerospace, automotive and other high value manufacturing industries; including Titanium, Nickel based alloys and high strength steel, etc. The equipment will also support the AMRC's fundamental research into technologies such as machinability, dynamics and process monitoring.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
42611000
42630000
42631000
42637000
42637100
42637200
42637300
42600000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKE31
Main site or place of performance:

AMRC at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Park, Catcliffe, Rotherham, S60 5TZ.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University of Sheffield wishes to invite tenders for a 5 Axis Milling Machine on behalf of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, Machining Group at Catcliffe, South Yorkshire.

This tender is for the supply, installation and commissioning of a 5-axis milling machine for use in tool wear, coolant, and machining studies. The equipment will be used for testing and demonstration purposes in the AMRC's Factory of the Future. The equipment should have the ability to machine numerous materials from the aerospace, automotive and other high value manufacturing industries; including Titanium, Nickel based alloys and high strength steel, etc. The equipment will also support the AMRC's fundamental research into technologies such as machinability, dynamics and process monitoring.

Tender Process and Documentation:

This procurement is an EU open procedure in accordance with the Regulations (Public Contracts Regulations 2015)

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: 11.9.20117 at 12 noon (UK time).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Technical Machine Performance / Weighting: 20 %
Quality criterion - Name: Technical Machine Structure / Weighting: 20 %
Quality criterion - Name: Technical Controller Data Access / Weighting: 15 %
Quality criterion - Name: Technical Machine Controller / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: Technical Embedded Sensors / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: Warranty / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: Training / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: Lead Time / Weighting: 5 %
Price - Weighting: 20 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 02/10/2017
End: 31/03/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

The machine supplied should exclude a coolant system, but be capable of integrating high pressure coolant. Successful tenderers should demonstrate a willingness to work with a third party supplier for coolant system integration. This includes the supply of mechanical and electrical drawings, on-site support, and continuation of machine warranty after the third part installation.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Terms and Conditions as published within the Invitation to Tender documentation

Bank Guarantees will be required in support of advance payments.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 11/09/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 11/09/2017
Local time: 13:00
Place:

The University of Sheffield.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Authorised officers within the Procurement Team.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Court of Justice
7 Rolls Building, Fetter Lane
London
EC4 1NL
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

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 2015 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.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/08/2017