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Belgium-Brussels: Supply, with or without assembly, of furniture for crèche, day nursery and kindergarten facilities
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Supply, with or without assembly, of furniture for crèche, day nursery and kindergarten facilities.
Supply, with or without assembly, and fitting, where appropriate, of furniture for crèches, day nurseries and kindergartens in buildings of the Commission, the Council of the EU and the European School Brussels III (Ixelles) in the Brussels-Capital region and its surrounding area, as well as in the Commission's crèches, day nurseries and kindergartens in Luxembourg (LU) and Ispra (IT).
Supply, with or without assembly, and fitting, where appropriate, of furniture for crèches, day nurseries and kindergartens.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
the tenderer must enclose identity details (see Annex I.1 to the specifications), and all the documents and information required under point III.1 'Conditions for participation' of this notice and listed in Annex I to the specifications.
The tenderer shall enclose documentary proof with the name of the country in which he has his head office or is domiciled, as required under law in his country of residence.
The tenderer shall enclose a duly signed and dated solemn declaration stating that he is not in any of the situations which would exclude him 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.htm
NB: the successful tenderer must, on pain of exclusion, furnish the following documentary evidence in support of the solemn declaration prior to signature of the contract:
— recent extract from the judicial record or, failing this, an equivalent document recently issued by an appropriate judicial or administrative body in the country in which the tenderer resides, stating that he is not bankrupt or being wound up, his affairs are not being administered by the court, he has not entered into an arrangement with creditors, he has not suspended business activities, he is not the subject of proceedings of this nature, nor is he in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws or regulations,
— recent extract from the judicial record or, failing this, an equivalent document recently issued by an appropriate judicial or administrative body in the country in which the tenderer resides, stating that he has not been convicted of an offence concerning his professional conduct by a judgment which has the force of 'res judicata' and has not been the subject of a judgment which has the force of 'res judicata' for fraud, corruption, involvement in a criminal organisation or for any other illegal activity detrimental to the Union's financial interests,
— recent certificate issued by an appropriate body in the country in which the tenderer resides, stating that he has fulfilled his obligations in respect of payment of social security contributions,
— recent certificate issued by an appropriate body in the country in which the tenderer resides, stating that he has fulfilled his obligations in respect of payment of taxes (direct taxes and VAT) in accordance with legal provisions in said country.
Where no such documents or certificates are issued in the country concerned, they may be replaced by a statement under oath, or failing that, a solemn declaration made by the tenderer before a judicial or administrative body, a notary or a qualified professional body in said country.
NB: in the event they are awarded the contract, groupings 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 operating accounts) for the past 2 financial years, showing the annual pre-tax profit. If, for a valid reason, the tenderer is unable to provide them, he must enclose a statement as to annual pre-tax profits for the past 2 years. If the financial statements or the declaration show an average loss over the past 2 years, the tenderer must provide another document as proof of his financial and economic capacity, such as the appropriate guarantee from a third party (e.g. the parent company), statements from auditors, chartered accountants or equivalent.
— list of furniture sales during the past 2 years. This list will include, per beneficiary: the name of the beneficiary, the list of supplies involved in the contract, the place or places of delivery, the total order value and the performance period,
— proof, on the basis of the description of his company's organisational structure, that he can deliver and install furniture on the sites in Brussels, Luxembourg and Ispra,
— quality management certification (e.g. ISO 9001 or equivalent) or, if the tenderer has no access to such certificates or no possibility of obtaining them within the time limits set, other evidence of equivalent quality assurance measures provided by himself.
for the tenderer to be selected, the sales referred to during said 2 years must represent a total value of at least 200 000 EUR.
Section IV: Procedure
Office pour les infrastructures et la logistique — Bruxelles (OIB), bâtiment «CSM 1», cours Saint-Michel 1 (entrée côté rue Père de Deken 23),1040 Bruxelles, BELGIUM.
1 duly authorised representative per tenderer may attend the opening of tenders (a passport or identity card must be presented). For security reasons, tenderers wishing to participate must inform Unit OIB DR.2 'Finance and Public Procurement' in writing at least 2 working days before the opening session.
Section VI: Complementary information
36 months after award.
1) The specifications and additional documents (including questions and answers) will be available at the following web address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1300 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 site 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 website will be updated regularly; it is the responsibility of tenderers to check for any updates and modifications during the tendering period.
Additional information on contract terms, contract renewals, conditions for participation, minimum levels of capacity required, total estimated contract volume, etc. can be found in the specifications available on the aforementioned website. No paper version will be issued. EMAS-certified since 2005, the OIB adopts an environmentally friendly attitude. EMAS is the eco-management and audit scheme, the EU voluntary instrument used by organisations to improve their environmental performance.
2) 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 had not yet been officially created or were not being created and, consequently, no formal designation could be specified in the invitation to tender documents.
3) 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.htm
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: Council of the EU, European School Brussels III.
within 2 months of the plaintiff being notified or, failing this, of the date on which it became known to them. A complaint made to the European Ombudsman neither suspends this period nor opens a new period for lodging appeals.