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Vehicle Paint and Associated Products


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RFx ID : 19306873
Tender Name : Vehicle Paint and Associated Products
Reference # : RFI 139
Open Date : Thursday, 7 December 2017 4:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date : Wednesday, 31 January 2018 12:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Tender Type : Request for Information (Market research) (RFI)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 12170000 - Colorants
  • 31210000 - Paints and primers and finishes
  • New Zealand
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Defence Commercial Services
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

Please note that this tender, and all documentation related to it, is only available on NZDF’s SmartProcure website:

A Guide to SmartProcure is attached.

Suppliers must logon to SmartProcure to access the tender and submit a response. Registration is simple and free, just click “Register Now”. If you require assistance this is available by email to

NZDF has a requirement for the supply of vehicle paint and associated products to be used primarily in automotive applications. Substrates will range from ferrous/non-ferrous metal, Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP), plastic and wood.

This Request for Information (RFI) seeks to establish the depth of the Vehicle Paint industry within NZ that is able to fulfil NZDF’s requirements.

The information solicited from the market will be used to:

a) Inform NZDF of the potential procurement costs.

b) Assist NZDF in the preparation of relevant future procurement activities.

Questions are encouraged and you may request that they are kept confidential providing that they are commercially sensitive. NZDF reserves the right to provide supplementary information to all respondents should a confidential question highlight a point requiring clarification to other respondents.

All enquiries regarding this RFI must be in writing through NZDF's SmartProcure message system. NZDF will endeavour to respond in writing to written enquires within two working days.

NZDF reserves the right to provide supplementary information to all respondents to this RFI.

NZDF reserves the right to amend this timeframe at any stage.

Any complaints can be directed to the Procurement Manager:

Note that as a RFI, NZDF will not be using this information to shortlist suppliers for future requirements.