AGI, Abbie Gregg, Inc.
Tool Procurement Support >>>
AGI has extensive experience in assisting clients with tool specification and procurement.  Examples include the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Kodak, UC Riverside, Duke University, Harvard LISE, University of Michigan, Hologic, and other confidential clients.  AGI interviewed users and developed RFPs and procurement and acceptance specifications (including sole source justifications if needed) to insure appropriate equipment was purchased timely.

AGI has also assisted with tool evaluations, tool installation preparations and design, Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 acceptance support for various tools for these clients.  AGI has also assisted our clients with complex international shipping logistics for delivery of purchased tools. AGI’s support enabled research and sustaining staff to meet peak loads of work and supplied additional expertise beyond the experience of in house staff.

Our tool procurement services typically include:
> Develop RFP (Request for Proposals)
> Selection of tool vendors
> Negotiate tool acceptance criteria / final tool specification.
> Assist with tool source inspection.
> Planning and coordination international tool delivery / rigging
> Planning, design and construction coordination for tool hook-up
> Prepare tool book and electronic file for each tool with all
> documentation for use by the Equipment Engineering
> department as a history of tool procurement through start-up.
> Tool Commissioning,  Tier 1, 2, 3 Acceptance

> Capacity, Operational,
> & Financial Modeling

> Cleanroom, Imaging, &
> Lab Planning and Design

> Design / Build Services
> Tool Installation Design
> Construction Supervision
> Facilities, Maintenance,
> & Operations Support

> Process Engineering

Tool Inspection