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Request for Proposal

Request for Proposal ("RFP") - The TMT Project - Segment Machining and Integration - Quotes Due: August 31, 2019

TMT International Observatory LLC (“TIO”) is requesting proposals for its upcoming Segment Machining and Integration effort. As part of TIO’s procurement effort, we are inviting qualified respondents to participate in this RFP.

Proposals must be submitted in accordance with the specifications and instructions provided in the RFP. If you are interested in submitting a proposal, you must notify TIO of your interest and submit your qualifications for TIO's review.

Please note that the RFP, its exhibit, and any referenced documentation are subject to change. The information in the RFP is provided for the sole purpose of enabling qualified respondents to develop and submit their proposals.

Direct all RFP questions to Pratheep Eamranond ( and Ben Gallagher ( TIO requests that all questions be submitted by June 7, 2019, 5:00 PM Pacific Time. Questions submitted after June 7, 2019 may not receive a timely response. While TIO shall take reasonable measures to keep the source of RFP communications confidential, TIO reserves the right to disclose the general content of all questions, communications, and responses with all other respondents to ensure fairness and the dissemination of useful information.

The submission date and time for proposals is August 31, 2019, 5:00 PM Pacific Time.

We thank you for your interest in the TMT Project and hope you will participate in our RFP.