Reference Number: 22040743
Request ID:17-105009
Date First Offered05/18/2017
Title:Motor fuel testing of petroleum products for the Bureau of Weights & Measures

Agency Reference Number:1770
Agency:AGR - Agriculture
Purchasing Agency:AGR - Agriculture
Purchasing Agency SPO:JOHN DEMIEN; alyson moore

Status: Closed


Description and Specifications:
The IL Department of Agriculture is giving notice of its intent to award a contract to Tribologik Corporation as a result of the Invitation for Bid (IFB) issued under this reference number 22040743 to provide motor fuel testing of petroleum products for the Bureau of Weights & Measures.

Each bidder's individual test prices were run through the same scenario to determine a total bid price. The total bid prices were as follows:
Tribologik - $93,913
AmSpec - $99,745
Intertek - $112,756.14
SGS North America - $172,346.97
Inspectorate - $659,954
Peak Petroleum- $859,500
FOI Laboratories - $901,201

The spreadsheet with the individual test prices and pricing scenario for each Vendor is attached to this posting.

These amounts were used for evaluation purposes only. The Vendor will be paid in accordance with the per test rate for the actual number of tests conducted. The total amount paid to the Vendor shall not exceed $75,000 per year.

Award is being given to the lowest cost responsive and responsible bidder. Determination was that the anticipated cost is fair and reasonable.

Contract date is an estimate. Actual start date will be no sooner than last signature on contract or execution, whichever occurs last. In no event shall it be prior to all procurement requirements having been met.

Key Information

Notice Type:Contract Award Notice

Notice Expiration Date:06/23/2017

Professional & Artistic:No
Small Business Set-Aside:No

Does this solicitation contain a BEP or DBE requirement?:No

Does this solicitation contain a Veteran requirement?:No

Relevant Category:General Services

Total Amount of Award:$225,000.00 (Total Dollar Value Only/Includes Any Renewal Options)
Estimated/Actual Value Description:The estimated cost per year is not to exceed $75,000. Test prices are firm but vendor will be paid for actual number of samples and tests conducted. The total amount of award is based on the initial term and two year renewal option.
Length of Initial Term:12
Contract Begin Date:07/01/2017
Contract End Date:06/30/2018
Renewal Terms:2 years


Number of Responding Bidders:7
Number of Unsuccessful Bidders:6
Total Number Awarded:1

Listing of All Bidders/Offerors Considered But Not Selected:
FOI Laboratories, SGS North America, Peak Petroleum Testing, AmSpec, Intertek, Inspectorate
Source Selection:IFB

Vendor(s) Selected for Award
Vendor NameAmount of Award BEP Goal % DBE Goal %
Tribologik Corporation$225,000.000%0%

Notice Contact
Name: Jim Mackey
Street Address:801 E. Sangamon Ave.
Zip Code:62702
Phone: 217-524-7801
Fax Number:217-524-7801

Class Code

Class Codes:


NIGP Commodity/Service Code:962 22 Chemical Laboratory Services
992 31 Chemical Testing Services (For Laboratory Testing; See 962-2...
992 45 Gaseous Fuel Tank Testing Services; Vehicular


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