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Belgium-Brussels: Supply of office supplies, paper, computer and printing consumables, designed in a sustainable manner
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Supply of office supplies, paper, computer and printing consumables, designed in a sustainable manner
The purpose of this contract is to establish a contract for the supply of office supplies, paper, computer and printing consumables, designed in a sustainable manner.
Supply of office supplies, paper, computer and printing consumables, designed in a sustainable manner.
EU administrative appropriations
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
The tenderer must enclose with its tender all the documents and information required in point III.1) 'Conditions for participation' of this notice and listed in Annex I 'Checklist of documents to be completed and provided' to the tender specifications.
The tenderer must in particular enclose a duly signed and dated solemn declaration stating that it is not in any of the situations which would exclude it from participating in a contract awarded by the European Union. The solemn declaration must take the form of the template published on the following page, in its entirety: http://ec.europa.eu/oib/procurement_fr.cfm
NB: the successful tenderer must, on pain of exclusion, provide the following documentary evidence in support of the solemn declaration prior to signing of the contract.
NB: if groupings are awarded the contract, they must provide the solemn declaration along with the supporting documents and information for each individual member.
The tenderer must provide:
— copy of the financial statements (balance sheets and profit and loss accounts) for the last 3 financial years, showing the annual pre-tax results. If, for a valid reason, the tenderer is unable to provide these, it must enclose a statement as to annual pre-tax profits for the past three years. If the financial statements or the declaration show an average loss over the past 3 years, the tenderer must provide another document as proof of its financial and economic capacity, such as the appropriate guarantee from a third party (e.g. a parent company), statements from auditors, professional accountants or equivalent,
— statement as to specific annual turnover during the past 3 financial years related to this contract.
To be selected, the tenderer must provide proof of an average annual turnover for the past 3 financial years of: 5 700 000 EUR.
— the tenderer must provide proof of the performance of three contracts, each with a minimum value of 250 000 EUR, in direct relation with the purpose of the contract, and which have been carried out over the past 3 years, with their amount, duration, start date and full contact details (contact name, address, telephone number, e-mail address) of their public or private recipients. This list must be accompanied by certificates of good performance from each beneficiary,
— the tenderer must provide an ISO 9001 certification or, failing that, a quality assurance manual for the entity with at least the following information: field and scope of application of the quality system; presentation of the company, activities, products, customers; documented statement from management on quality policy conducted, organisation chart of the entity’s staff structure, description of the processes and their interaction, and the procedures implemented.
To be selected, the tenderer must prove, for each of the three contracts, a minimum value of: 250 000 EUR.
Section IV: Procedure
Office pour les infrastructures et la logistique — Bruxelles (OIB), Bâtiment CSM1, Cours Saint-Michel 23 (entrée côté Rue Père de Deken) — 1040 Bruxelles, BELGIUM.
One duly authorised representative per tenderer may attend the opening of tenders (a passport or identity card must be presented). Tenderers wishing to attend must inform Unit OIB.02.002 Public Procurement, in writing (see address details given in point I.1)), no later than two working days prior to the opening session.
Section VI: Complementary information
48 months after the award.
1) For British candidates or tenderers:
Please be aware that after the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU, the rules of access to EU procurement procedures of economic operators established in third countries will apply to candidates or tenderers established in the United Kingdom depending on the outcome of negotiations. If such access is not provided for by the legal provisions in force, candidates or tenderers from the United Kingdom could be excluded from the procurement procedure.
2) The specifications and additional documents (including questions and answers) will be available at the following web address:
Interested parties are invited to register via the website. They will then be notified by the online public procurement system of any updates available for this invitation to tender. Parties not registered on the website are requested to consult it regularly. The Commission cannot be held responsible should tenderers not be aware of any additional information on this invitation to tender given on this website.
The site will be updated regularly and it is the responsibility of tenderers to check for any updates and modifications during the tendering period.
3) Submission of samples within the 15 working days following the final date of submission of the tender, as indicated in point 22.214.171.124 of the administrative clauses (Annex II);
4) Executive agencies may be included in the contract as contracting authorities (within a limit of 10 % of the total contract value and for all the executive agencies taken together) if, at the time of publication of this invitation to tender, they were not yet officially set up or in the process of being set up and, consequently, no formal designation could be specified in the invitation to tender documents;
5) This contract is the subject of a joint procedure in which 34 other Institutions and Agencies take part as contracting authorities (see invitation to tender of the call for tenders);
6) For further information on participating in invitations to tender and on the sequence of procedures for public procurement at the OIB, please consult the 'Guide for tenderers' and the brochure 'Doing business with the European Commission', accessible via the link: http://ec.europa.eu/oib/procurement_fr.cfm
Within 2 months of the plaintiff being notified or, failing this, of the date on which it became known to the plaintiff. A complaint made to the European Ombudsman neither suspends this period nor opens a new period for lodging appeals.