Published date: 10 November 2020

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 10 December 2020, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Special-purpose machine tools - 42611000

  • CNC lathe - 42621100

  • Bending, folding, straightening or flattening machines - 42633000

Location of contract

S60 5TZ

Value of contract

£0 to £300,000

Procurement reference


Published date

10 November 2020

Closing date

10 December 2020

Closing time


Contract start date

21 December 2020

Contract end date

31 May 2021

Contract type

Supply contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued above a certain financial threshold.

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2724/501/MY/NAMRC/20 CNC Bending Machine

The University of Sheffield wishes to invite tenders for a CNC Bending Machine on behalf of the Nuclear AMRC at Catcliffe, South Yorkshire.

Scope of Requirement
The Nuclear AMRC require an automated CNC Bending Machine that will provide capabilities for fabrication activities for research projects. Currently nuclear industries require manufacturing processes that allows for the bending of hollow sections within a single operation with minimal operator interactions.

The Nuclear AMRC require the supply and integration of an automated CNC bending equipment with safe operating conditions

The installation of the equipment is to be carried out onsite at the Nuclear AMRC. Commissioning is to be carried out at the Nuclear AMRC and this will be carried out before the system is accepted.

Tender Process and Documentation:
This procurement is an EU open procedure conducted in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015

The ITT can be downloaded by registering and expressing your interest on the University`s e-tendering system

If you have any questions or comments in relation to this tender they must be submitted via the In-tend System, this can be accessed at

Completed tenders must be returned through the same e-tendering system.

Closing date for receipt of tenders: 10th December 2020 at 12 noon (UK time).

More information


Additional text

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

About the buyer

Contact name

Mary Young


Wallis Way
S60 5TZ
United Kingdom


0114 222 6694


Closing: 10 December 2020, 12pm