Request for Quotation – 2 X Injection Moulding Machines

Ref LCRCGG - AC Plastics
Expression of Interest closing date 11/11/2021
Overview

Request for Quotation – 2 x Injection Moulding Machines

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Background

AC Plastics Ltd (ACP) is an injection moulder with over 30 years’ experience of producing precision injection moulded components for a range of companies and industries.  Employing 60+ people over two sites with a combined production floorspace of over 25,000sqft. Production runs 24 hours a day, 5 days a week. ACP currently provides products to industries including – Automotive, Construction, Building Products, Vehicle Safety products, Water Filtration and Drainage & Plumbing.

Part of our future strategy is to enable customers to meet their sustainability targets and reduce waste through the use of recycled and bio materials.

Requirement

We plan to turn existing warehousing space into a production unit. This will support our next growth phase. This will be equipped with 2 new energy efficient moulding machines as well as ancillary equipment.

To enable this conversion, we will have a requirement for 2 new injection moulding machines. These must have a clamping force of 600T with two Platen design locking system with locking cylinders on moving platen for BU machines. Central hydraulic ejector with ejector plate for multi-point ejection and selectable single, or multiple stroke operation. Mould platens comply with “EUROMAP 2” with regards to mounting pattern and central locating bore and multiple ejection points.

As well as the machines we will also require 2 x servo robots with 2500mm traverse stroke and 180mm vertical stroke complete with appropriate conveyor and guarding.

Deliverable Timescale

We expect the project to commence no later than 6th December 2021 and to be completed by 20th December 2021.

Evaluation Criteria

Quotations will be assessed and scored on the following criteria:

Cost/Value for money 20%

  • Does supplier offer value for money. This will not necessarily be the cheapest quote

Deliverability Within Specified Timescales 40%

  • Supplier must demonstrate they can deliver the requirement to timescales above

Meeting Specification Details 10%

  • Supplier must demonstrate all specifications met

Supplier Suitability 30%

  • Supplier must demonstrate they have the technical capability and experience to deliver the requirement.

    Scoring Methodology
     
4 Excellent Proposal meets, and in some places exceeds the required standard
3 Good Proposal meets required standard
2 Acceptable Proposal meets the required standard in most respects, but is lacking or inconsistent in others
1 Poor Proposal falls short of expected standard
0 Unacceptable Completely or significantly fails to meet required standard or does not provide the relevant answer

Proposal Format

Proposals should clearly demonstrate how they meet the requirement set out above.

Deadline and Submission

Proposals for consideration are required by: 16:00 on 11/11/21 either electronically or by post to:

David Powell – Operations Manager

David.powell@acplasticsltd.co.uk 

AC Plastics Ltd
Wilson Road
Huyton Business Park
Huyton
Merseyside
L36 6AN

Date Published

28th October 2021

This project is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Under current Public Procurement Regulations there is no formal tender procedure, but a detailed written quotation is required

Conditions of Tender

Please be aware that due to the relatively low indicative budget for this work (i.e. less than the current OJEU limits) there is no regulatory obligation for us to provide feedback if you are unsuccessful.

We reserve the right to discontinue this tender process at any time and not award a contract.

You will not be entitled to claim from us any costs or expenses which you may incur in preparing and/or submitting your Tender at any stage of this exercises.  This applies whether or not your organisation is successful.