Invitation to Bid
Posted: June 15, 2012

  1. The Home Guaranty Corporation (HGC) is inviting all interested suppliers to bid for the provision of nine (9) unit brand new digital photocopying machines under Rental Scheme for three (3) years. The machines shall have the following specifications and features:

    Minimum Specifications:
  2.   Copy Speed : 30-40 copies per minute
      Warm – up time : Less than 50 seconds
      Copy size : A3 – A5R
      Max. Paper Size : 11” X 17”
    • With Automatic Duplex Unit (for back to back copying)
    • With Electronic sorting (for sorting and grouping)
    • 25% – 400% reduction / enlargement
    • 1 – 999 copies of continuous copying
    • 600 dpi
    • Front Loading Paper Supply
    • Universal Design Operation Panel
    • Automatic Tray Switching
    • Built-in Network Printing
    • User Password
    • With Reverse Automatic Feeder
    • With Automatic Document Feeder for back to back and Electronic Sorting

  3. The bidding will be conducted through open competitive bidding, using non-discretionary “pass/fail” criteria as specified in the Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations Part A (IRR-A) of Republic Act 9184 (R.A. 9184), otherwise known as the “Government Procurement Reform Act.”

  4. The approved budget for the contract (ABC) is P530,000.00 for a maximum 55,000 copies per month, chargeable against Corporate Funds.

  5. Bid documents will be available during office hours starting June 20, 2012 until July 6, 2012, at the HGC BAC Secretariat, Administrative Department, Second Floor Jade Bldg., 335 Gil Puyat Avenue, Makati City upon payment of a non-refundable fee of P1,500.00 to the HGC Cashier.

  6. A pre-bid conference will be held at 2:00 p.m.of June 27, 2012, at the HGC Conference Room, 5th Floor Jade Bldg., 335 Gil Puyat Avenue, Makati City

  7. Three (3) sealed bid envelopes containing the (A) Eligibility Requirements, (B) Technical Bid Proposal and (C) Financial Bid Proposal shall be dropped inside the “bid box” placed at the Security Guard station, 2nd Floor of Jade Building on or before 2:00 p.m. of July 10, 2012. Thereafter, the bids shall be opened in the presence of the bidders or their representatives at the HGC Conference Room, 5th Floor Jade Bldg., 335 Gil Puyat Avenue, Makati City. The sealed bid envelopes shall be addressed to the Vice-Chair, Bids and Awards Committee.

  8. For other inquiries, please call the HGC BAC Secretariat at telephone nos. 897-32-94 and 897-32-66.

  9. The HGC Bids and Awards Committee reserves the right to accept any bids and award the contract to the bidder which is considered most advantageous to the Corporation.

  10. The HGC reserves the right to reject any and all bids, declare a failure of bidding, or not to award the contract in the following situations:

    a.)  If there is prima facie evidence of collusion between appropriate public officers or employees of the procuring entity, or between the BAC and any of the bidders, or if the collusion is between or among the bidders themselves, or between a bidder and a third party, including any act which restricts, suppresses or nullifies or tends to restrict, suppress or nullify competition;

    b.)  If the BAC is found to have failed in following the prescribed bidding procedures; or

    c.)   For any justifiable and reasonable ground where the award of the contract will not redound to the benefit of the Government as follows:

    1.) If the physical and economic conditions have significantly  changed so as to render the project no longer economically, financially or technically feasible;

    2.) If the project is no longer necessary, and;

    3.) If the source of funds for the project has been withheld or  reduced through no fault of HGC.


Bids and Awards Committee