Notice Type: Combine Solicitation
Posted Date: 04-MAY-16
Office Address: Department of the Army; Army Contracting Command; ACC - APG (W91ZLK) TENANT CONTRACTING DIV; 6001 COMBAT DR ABER PROV GRD MD 21005-1846
Subject: 200, Supelco Tenax TA Glass TD Tube (Brand Name Only)
Classification Code: 66 - Instruments & laboratory equipment
Solicitation Number: W91ZLK-16-T-0143
Contact: William J. Yongue, Phone 4438614720, Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Setaside: Total Small BusinessTotal Small Business
Place of Performance (address): U.S. Army, Edgewood Chemical Biological CenterRDCB-DPO-P E3947 Beach Point Road Gunpowder, MD 21010 Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
Place of Performance (zipcode): 21010
Place of Performance Country: US
Description: Department of the Army
Army Contracting Command
ACC - APG (W91ZLK) TENANT CONTRACTING DIV
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. Incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 05-87-1 (3-16-2016). The solicitation number for this requirement is W91ZLK-16-T-0143. This requirement is being competed as a Brand Name Only, 100% small business set-aside. The associated North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code 334516 which has a business size standard of 500 employees. The Government contemplates the award of a Firm-Fixed-Price (FFP) purchase order to the Lowest Price Technically Acceptable offer. This procurement is being conducted using the Simplified Acquisition Procedures authorized in FAR Part 13. Description of Requirement: The required Tenax sorbent tubes are manufactured by Supelco, a subsidiary of Sigma-Aldrich. These sorbent tubes are designed to work with ECBC's chromatography equipment and they are the only product that meets ECBC's requirements. Contractor shall provide the following(BRAND NAME ONLY): QTY: 200, Supelco Tenax TA Glass TD Tubes, 11.5CM x 6MM, with CUSTOM Labels-Old Style Labels Please see attached Statement of Work for complete details. The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) process described in FAR 15.101-2 will be used, meaning the award will be made on the basis of the lowest evaluated price of proposals meeting or exceeding the acceptability standards for non-cost factors. The technical evaluation will be a determination based on information furnished by the Contractor. The Government is not responsible for locating or securing any information which is not identified in the offer. The Government reserves the right to make an award without discussions. In order to be considered technically acceptable, Contractor responses shall provide: a. Information in enough detail to show that the Contractor is able to meet the requirements of the Statement of Work; b. Point of contact name and contact information, company CAGE code and DUNS number
Partial quotes will not be evaluated by the Government. The Government may reject any proposal that is evaluated to be unrealistic in terms of program requirements, contract terms or conditions, or an unrealistic high or low price when compared to Government estimates, such that the proposal is deemed to reflect an inherent lack of competence or failure to comprehend the complexity and risks of the program.
All questions regarding this solicitation must be submitted to the Contracting Officer via email no later than 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time, 11 May 2016, to William.email@example.com.
Responses to this solicitation must be signed, dated, and received no later than 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time, 18 May 2016. Responses must be sent by email directly to the Contracting Specialist, William Yongue at William.firstname.lastname@example.org. All quotations from responsible sources will be fully considered. Contractors who are not registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database prior to award will not be considered. Contractors may register with SAM online for free at www.sam.gov.
FAR 52.252-1 - Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference
This solicitation incorporates one or more solicitation provisions by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. The offeror is cautioned that the listed provisions may include blocks that must be completed by the offeror and submitted with its quotation or offer. In lieu of submitting the full text of those provisions, the offeror may identify the provision by paragraph identifier and provide the appropriate information with its quotation or offer. Also, the full text of a solicitation provision may be accessed electronically at the following address: http://farsite.hill.af.mil
The following clauses and provisions are incorporated by reference: FAR 52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government, Alternate I FAR 52.204-7, System for Award Management FAR 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards FAR 52.204-13, System for Award Management Maintenance FAR 52.209-2 Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations-Representation FAR 52.209-6, Protecting the Governments Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment FAR 52.211-6 Brand Name or EqualFAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors- Commercial Items FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation- Commercial Items FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders- Commercial Items FAR 52.217-5 Evaluation of Options FAR 52.217-8 Option to Extend Services FAR 52.217-9 Option to Extend the Term of the Contract FAR 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside FAR 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns FAR 52.219-13, Notice of Set-Aside of Orders FAR 52.219-14, Limitations on Subcontracting FAR 52.219-28, Post-Award Small Business Program Representation FAR 52.222-3, Convict Labor FAR 52.222-19, Child Labor- Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies FAR 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities FAR 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity FAR 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans FAR 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities FAR 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans FAR 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving FAR 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases FAR 52.225-25, Prohibition on Contracting with Entities Engaging in Certain Activities or Transactions Relating to Iran-Representation and Certifications FAR 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer- System for Award Management FAR 52.232-39, Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations FAR 52.233-1, Disputes FAR 52.233-2, Service of Protest FAR 52.233-3, Protest After Award FAR 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim FAR 52.239-1, Privacy or Security Safeguards FAR 52.243-1, Changes- Fixed Price FAR 52.249-8, Default (Fixed-Price Supply and Service) DFARS 252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DOD Officials DFARS 252.203-7002, Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights DFARS 252.204-7003, Control of Government Personnel Work Product DFARS 252.204-7012, Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information DFARS 252.204-7015, Disclosure of Information to Litigation Support Contractors DFARS 252-211-7003, Item Identification and Valuation DFARS 252.216-7006, Ordering DFARS 252.225-7012, Preference for Certain Domestic Commodities DFARS 252.225-7048, Export-Controlled Items DFARS 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports DFARS 252.232-7006, Wide Area WorkFlow Payment Instructions DFARS 252.232-7010, Levies on Contract Payments DFARS 252.243-7002, Requests for Equitable Adjustment DFARS 252.243-7001, Pricing of Contract Modifications DFARS 252.244-7000, Subcontracts for Commercial Items DFARS 252.247-7023, Transportation of Supplies by Sea
EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE FROM MARYLAND RETAIL SALES AND USE TAX (OCT 2012) ACC-APG 5152.229-4900 Exemption Certificate No. 30005004 covers exemption from Maryland Retail Sales and Use Tax.
AMC-LEVEL PROTEST PROGRAM (AUG 2012) ACC-APG 5152.233-4900
If you have complaints about this procurement, it is preferable that you first attempt to resolve those concerns with the responsible Contracting Officer.
However, you can also protest to Headquarters, AMC. The HQ, AMC-Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC as an Alternative Dispute Resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the General Accounting Office (GAO) or other external forum. Contract award or performance is suspended during the protest to the same extent, and within the same time periods, as if filed at the GAO. The AMC protest decision goal is to resolve protests within 20 working days from filing. To be timely, protests must be filed within the periods specified in FAR 33.103. Send protests (other than protests to the Contracting Officer) to:
Headquarters U.S. Army Materiel Command Office of Command Counsel-Deputy Command Counsel 4400 Martin Road Rm: A6SE040.001 Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898-5000 Phone: (256) 450-8165 Fax: (256) 450-8840 E-mail: email@example.com
The AMC-Level Protest Procedures are accessible via the Internet at: www.amc.army.mil/amc/commandcounsel.html. If Internet access is not available, contact the Contracting Officer or HQ, AMC, to obtain the AMC-Level Protest Procedures.
For questions concerning this solicitation, contact William Yongue, Contract Specialist, at William.firstname.lastname@example.org TELEPHONE REQUESTS WILL NOT BE HONORED.