REQUEST FOR QUOTATION To supply Welding machines across all applications to expand our hire fleet

Ref LCR CGF Kay Welding
Expression of Interest closing date 23/05/2022




To supply Welding machines across all applications to expand our hire fleet

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Kay Welding is one of the largest distributors of welding equipment & accessories in the North West of England. It has long been established for 43 years and continues to evolve & adapt to meet customer demand. Recently Kay Welding has added a sister company to its business model , “K-Hire” which supports the engineering, construction & fabrication industry with rental machines.

K-Hire is looking to undertake a significant investment project to add a substantial amount of new welding equipment into its hire fleet to support both existing & new customers as it looks to grow and become more established within the welder rental market.


Kit Required as follows:

Plasma Cutters

200amp ac/dc TIG Inverters

200amp MIG Welders

300amp MIG Welders

7KVA Generators

Fume Extractors

Petrol Welders

Diesel Welders

Deliverable Timescale

We expect the project to commence no later than the end of May 2022, and to be completed by the end of June 2022

Indicative Budget: £50,000.00 to £80,000.00

Evaluation Criteria

Quotations will be assessed and scored on the following criteria:

Cost 30%

Does supplier offer value for money.

Deliverability Within Specified Timescales 30%

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 capability 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

Deadline and Submission

Proposals for consideration are required by: 5:00pm on Monday 23rd May either electronically to or by post to K Hire, Unit 5 Sutton Oak Drive, Baxters Lane Ind Est, St Helens, Merseyside, WA9 3PH

Contact Details:       Carl Molyneux



Date Published: Monday 9th May

This project is part of the Liverpool City Region High Growth Programme, and 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 Quote
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 quote 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 quote at any stage of this exercises.  This applies, whether or not your organisation is successful.