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Belgium-Brussels: Supply of shelving, wire-mesh partitions and associated services
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Supply of shelving, wire-mesh partitions and associated services
Brussels Capital Region and surrounding area (BE), Luxembourg (LU), Strasbourg (FR), Heraklion (EL), Ispra (IT), Seville (ES), The Hague and Amsterdam (NL), Stockholm (SE)
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.
— 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 results for the past 3 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 related to this contract, realised during the past 3 financial years.
To be selected, the tenderer must provide proof of an average annual turnover for the last 3 financial years of 800 000 EUR
— the tenderer must provide proof of the execution of 5 deliveries with installation of shelving, including one example of delivery with installation of fixed archiving shelving, one example of delivery with installation of fixed shelving for libraries, 2 examples of delivery with installation of mobile shelving, and one example of delivery with installation of industrial shelving, and which have been performed in 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,
— the tenderer must prove the existence of an organisation based on a quality assurance system that meets at least the requirements of the ISO 9001 standard:
—— either by providing the certified copy of the ISO 9001 certificate specifying the area covered and the accredited body that issued the certificate,
—— or by providing a certified copy of any other equivalent reference that may be the subject, following a third party audit, to a recognition such as certification, authorisation or approval,
—— or by providing documentation of the quality management system implemented by the tenderer, with a written and signed commitment (prior to the publication of the contract notice) from the person authorised to commit the tenderer; this documentation must include at least:
—— the quality policy and the 'quality' objectives,
—— a documentary system (control of internal and external documents, control of recordings, control of non-conformities, preventive actions, corrective actions and internal audits),
—— mapping and definition of the processes to be applied,
—— a verification system (internal audit, etc.),
—— a system of analysis of the results (management review, complaints, surveys, satisfaction, indicators, etc.),
—— an adjustment and improvement plan (business plan, management and services action plan, etc.).
To be selected, the tenderer must prove:
(1) For delivery with installation of fixed archiving shelving, a minimum value of 25 000 EUR;
(2) For delivery with installation of fixed shelving for libraries, a minimum value of 20 000 EUR;
(3) For delivery with installation of mobile shelving, a minimum value of 40 000 EUR for each of the 2 references;
(4) For delivery with installation of industrial shelving, a minimum value of 200 000 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 2 working days prior to the opening session.
Section VI: Complementary information
36 months after the award
1) The tender 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=3906
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 and it is the responsibility of tenderers to check for any updates and modifications during the tendering period;
2) Delivery of samples: the tenderer must provide 2 samples of shelving as described in point 3.3.1 of the Administrative Clauses (Annex II), within 15 working days of the final date of submission of the tender;
3) An optional visit is scheduled (see point 3.3.1 of Annex II "Administrative clauses").
4) 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 tender 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;
5) 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;
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.htm
7) This contract is the subject of a joint procedure in which 18 other Institutions and Agencies take part as contracting authorities (see invitation to tender of the call for tenders).
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