HCPSS MPIA Request #2020-182

Requested Information
For RFP No. 010.20.B5, High-Speed/High Volume B/W Production Printer - requesting a full copy of the response of the vendor that was awarded the contract as well as the questions and responses regarding the service capabilities of the such award requested by HCPS after the RFP responses were submitted. The answers to questions where as follows:
1. How many of the Titan 6000 series copiers do you currently service? And, what is the average response time?
2. Do your technicians that service the Titan 6000 also service other model copiers?
3. We currently own the BLM 550 and will be using this with the new copier. Do your technicians have experience servicing this model booklet maker?
4. Can you explain the configuration of what will be included for the new copier?
5. Our current copier is an OCE 6250, which we produced 7.6 million impressions on in FY19. We expect impressions to increase in FY20. Is it more cost effective to increase speed as needed or increase the base speed of the copier?
Date Received
Responsive Documents
All documents submitted by United Business Technologies for their proposal to RFP No. 010.20.B5, including responses to a questionnaire regarding service capabilities. Under MPIA GP § 4-335, which prevents disclosure of confidential trade secret, commercial or financial records furnished by an outside unit, biographical data (including resumes) on key employees on pages 8 and 10, as well as identification of proprietary operations, processes, systems, experience, training, management, financial capacity and price points throughout the proposal, (aside from pricing used in the final contract award procedure which can be found under PC-30 of the October 17, 2019, Board of Education report: https://go.boarddocs.com/mabe/hcpssmd/Board.nsf/files/BH2MPL5C324D/$file/10%2017%202019%20Bids%20and%20Contracts%20BR%20Revised.pdf) have been redacted as they have the potential to cause harm to the competitive position of the vendor from whom the information was obtained. Additionally, under MPIA GP § 4-335 as well as MPIA GP § 4-310 which protects letters of reference, customer lists and references on page 16 have been redacted.

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