Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command | Published September 1, 2016 - Deadline September 8, 2016
8. (i) 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; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.
APG-ADL-B.5152.206-4400 INTENT TO SOLICIT ONLY ONE SOURCE (FEB 2015)
The proposed contract action is for supplies or services for which the Government is soliciting and negotiating with only one source under the authority of FAR 13.106-1(b)(1)(i). The name of the company the Government intends to award a contract to is Nanomagnetics Instruments USA, LLC, 15 S Bank St Loft 6, Easton, PA, 18042-4553. This notice of intent is not a request for competitive proposals. However, the Government will consider all proposals received prior to the closing date and time of this solicitation.
(ii) The solicitation number is W911QX-16-T-0315. This acquisition is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ).
(iii) The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-89.
(iv) The associated NAICS code is 334516. The small business size standard is 1,000 employees.
(v) The following is a list of contract line item number(s) and items, quantities and units of measure, (including option(s), if applicable):
CLIN 0001: NanoMagnetics Instruments ezAFM
Tapping Mode and Phase Imaging 120x120x40 µm or 40x40x4 µm scannerIntegrated resolution optical microscope with electronically adjustable focus and white light source 1920x1080 pixel full HD video camera, 8MP still images.
Accessories: 5 tapping mode cantilevers, Passive vibration isolation table, User kit with various calibration samples, blank sample holders, tweezers etc.
CLIN 0002: XY motorized sample positioner38x38 mm movement range with 1µm resolution
CLIN 0003: 0.5Hz Vertical Frequency Passive vibration table (Minus K 50BM-4)Vertical and horizontal natural frequency of ½ Hz or less can be achieved over the entire load range.
CLIN 0004: Installation and training
CLIN 0005: Shipping, packing, handling & insurance
(vi) Description of requirements:
N/A - Brand Name Specific. See section (v) above.
(vii) Delivery is required by six (6) weeks after receipt of order. Delivery shall be made to the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), Adelphi Laboratory Center, 2300 Powder Mill Rd., Adelphi, MD 20783. Acceptance shall be performed at ARL ALC, Adelphi, MD 20783.
(viii) The provision at 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial, applies to this acquisition. The following addenda have been attached to this provision: None.
(ix) Offerors shall include a completed copy of the provision at FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations with its offer.
(x) The clause at 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. The following addenda have been attached to this clause: None.
(xi) The clause at 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders - Commercial Items and the selected clauses listed in DFARS 212.301 Solicitation provisions and Contract Clauses for the Acquisition of Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. The following additional FAR/DFARS clauses cited in this clause are applicable:
52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (July 2013), 52.209-6 Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment (Aug, 2013), 52.219-28 Post Award Small Business Program Representation (July 2013), 52.222-3 Convict Labor (June 2003), 52.222-19 Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Jan 2014), 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Feb 1999), 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity (Mar 2007), ), 52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (July 2014), 52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (July 2014), 52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons (Mar 2015), 52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (Aug 2011), 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (June 2008), 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management (July 2013), 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors (Dec 2013)252.203-7000 Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials (Sep 2011), 252.203-7005 Representation Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials (Nov 2011), 252.204-7000 Disclosure of Information (Aug 2013), 252.204-7008 Compliance With Safeguarding Covered Defense Information Controls (Aug 2015), 252.204-7011 Alternative Line Item Structure (Sep 2011), 252.204-7012 Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting (Sep 2015), 252.204-7015 Disclosure of Information to Litigation Support Contractors (FEB 2014), 252.211-7003 Item Identification and Valuation (Jun 2013) 252.223-7008 Prohibition of Hexavalent Chromium (Jun 2013), 252-225-7000 Buy American Statute-Balance Of Payments Program Certificate (JUN 2012), 252.225-7001 Buy American and Balance of Payments Program-Basic (Nov 2014), 252.232-7003 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports (Jun 2012), 252.232-7010 Levies On Contract Payments (Dec 2006), 252.244-7000 Subcontracts for Commercial Items (JUN 2013)252.247-7023 Transportation of Supplies by Sea
(xii) The following additional contract requirement(s) or terms and conditions apply (full text of all FAR/DFARS clauses that contain fill-in information, as well as all local clauses, can be found in the attached Provisions and Clauses Full-Text document):
52.204-7 System for Award Management (July 2013), 52.204-16, Commercial and Government Entity Code Reporting (JUL 2015)52.225-25 Prohibition on Contracting with Entities Engaging in Certain Activities or Transactions Relating to Iran-Representation and Certification (Oct 2015),52.252-1 Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998)52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated By Reference (Feb 1998) 252.204-0007, Contract-Wide: Sequential ACRN Order. (SEP 2009) 252.204-7003 Control of Personnel Work Product (Apr 1992);252.211-7003 Item Identification and Valuation (Jun 2013) 252.232-7006, Wide Area Workflow Payment InstructionsAPG-ADL-B.5152.204-4409, ACC - APG Point of Contact (APR 2011)APG-ADL-B.5152.204-4411, Technical Point of Contact (DEC 2002)APG-ADL-B.5152.206-4400, Intent to Solicit Only One Source (FEB 2015)APG-ADL-H.5152.211-4401ALT, Receiving Room Requirements - APG Alternate I (JAN 2003)APG-ADL-L.5152.215-4441, US Army Contracting Command (ACC-APG) - Adelphi Contracting Division WebsiteAPG-ADL-B.5152.216-4407, Type of Contract (SEP 1999)APG-ADL-G.5152.232-4418, Tax Exemption Certificate (SEP 1999)APG-ADL-E.5152.246-4400, Government Inspection and Acceptance (SEP 1999)APG-ADL-I.5152.212-4401, DFARS COMMERCIAL ACQUISITION PROVISIONS
(xiii) This acquisition is rated under the Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) as N/A.
(xiv) The following notes apply to this announcement: N/A
(xv) Offers are due on 9/08/2016, by 11:59 AM, at Eastern Standard Time (EST), via email to the Contract Specialist, Adrian Barber, email@example.com.
(xvi) For information regarding this solicitation, please contact Adrian Barber, 301-394-1503, firstname.lastname@example.org.