Sumitomo Corporation of America and Nippon Sharyo USA are the chosen manufacturer of 130 new Bi-Level Passenger Railcars for the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). Sumitomo is currently seeking DBE and Small Businesses to participate in the supply and delivery of materials, services and equipment for this project.
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The Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) has partnered with the departments of Transportation, Energy, and Defense as well as the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to focus on finding business opportunities for small manufacturers by matching their capabilities with the supply chain needs of America’s original equipment manufacturers. In addition, IMEC has taken a local initiative to help companies in Illinois source their products through local suppliers.
Made in Illinois‘ featured manufacturer this week is Heidtman Steel Products is a steel service center incorporated in 1954.
Heidtman Steel Products – Granite City division processes steel coils for the automotive, lawn and garden, truck and trailer, irrigation and wheel manufacturing sectors. Heidtman brings steel coils in from a variety of mill sources and pickles, slits and cuts the steel into sheets. The steel can be used in a wide variety of manufacturing operations, including stamping, rollforming and laser cutting.
The U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Railroad Administration have released five new supplier opportunities for Buy America Supplier Scouting, in conjunction with Next Generation Rail Service in the U.S. If you are a manufacturer that is currently making these (or similar items), or have the capability and capacity to make these items, please contact IMEC for more information at email@example.com. The deadline is November 7, so act quickly! Continue reading to see the item descriptions.
Several new Buy America Opportunities are being issued by NIST- MEP for the U.S Department of Energy and Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. If you are a U.S. manufacturer currently making these or similar items, or have the capability to make these, and would like to pursue the Buy America opportunity, please contact IMEC.
Several new Buy America Opportunities are being issued by NIST-MEP for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration. If you are a U.S. manufacturer currently making these or similar items, or have the capability to make these, and would like to pursue the opportunity, please contact IMEC.
- Complete Motor Control Center (MCC) units for replacement mechanical and electrical units on a 1921 drawbridge – More information…
- Movable Bridge Programmable Controllers and Communication Equipment for Replacement of mechanical and electrical units on a 1921 drawbridge – More information…
- Customized Movable Bridge Instrumentation and Control Equipment for DOT FHWA funded project – More information…
When viewing the additional information links above, please check the “Uploaded Files or Links” section of the description for even more detailed information about capabilities and requirements.
*This opportunity in particular has a requirement that the U.S. based manufacturers of the item(s) have the ability to verify domestic sourcing for the steel and iron contained in these components and systems.
For all questions about this opportunity and others, please contact Amy Fitzgerald, IMEC Marketing Coordinator at 309-677-2977 or firstname.lastname@example.org.