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Industrial Robotic Arm

Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | Published July 28, 2015  -  Deadline August 7, 2015
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Industrial Robotic Arm

Industrial Ethernet 2000 Series Switch

Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | Published September 18, 2015  -  Deadline September 22, 2015
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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has a requirement to obtain a highly configurable platform consisting of two network switches (may be offered as four switches) and a console computer that is preconfigured to administer them. The field wiring in the labs is being established in-house and is not part of this procurement. THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN FAR SUBPART 12.6-STREAMLINED PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION AND SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS-AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; QUOTATIONS ARE BEING REQUESTED, AND A SEPARATE WRITTEN SOLICITATION DOCUMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED. THE SOLICITATION IS BEING ISSUED USING SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION PROCEDURES UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF FAR PART 13. This solicitation is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-83. 1352.215-72 INQUIRIES (APR 2010) Offerors must submit all questions concerning this solicitation in writing to Judith.hicklin@nist.gov. Questions should be received no later September 21, 2015. Any responses to questions will be made in writing, without identification of the questioner, and will be included in an amendment to the solicitation. Even if provided in other form, only the question responses included in the amendment to the solicitation will govern performance of the contract. (End of Provision) The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 541519. Background: The purpose of this acquisition is to procure a highly configurable platform consisting of two network switches (may be offered as eight switches) and a console computer that is preconfigured to administer them. The field wiring in the labs is being established in-house and is not part of this procurement. A flexible network architecture is required for this laboratory space to facilitate continual and well documented configurations of interconnected components. Due to the real-time nature of some collaborations between components, highly accurate and precise timing is necessary to establish documented sequence of events and other data logging. Minimum Requirements The system shall meet or exceed the technical specifications identified below. Offerors shall provide firm-fixed-pricing for the following: Line Item 0001: Network consisting of eight (8) switches, which shall meet or exceed the primary specifications identified below. See detailed specifications attached. PRIMARY SPECIFICATIONS: 1. Switch MAR1040-4C4C4C4C9999TMMHRHHXX.X Qty: Eight (8) 2. FO Module - M-SFP-LX/LC Qty: Four (4) a. Must provide the latest software version of firmware 09.0. b. Power supply should be 110/220VAC, per attached specifications. The PRIMARY specifications listed above are minimum specifications. A quote must meet or exceed all of these to be considered for award. SECONDARY SPECIFICATIONS: Meeting or exceeding the following secondary specifications is not required; however, preference will be given (See Evaluation Factors below). 1. SECONDARY: Brand name or equivalent PC Console, Software and UPS integrated into a single system. a. Industrial HiVision Network Management SW - 943156064; Hirschmann Brand name or equivalent. b. UPS #1 SMT1000RM2U; APC Brand name or equivalent. c. UPS #2 SMT1000RM2U; APC Brand name or equivalent. d. Console PC PowerEdge R320; DELL Brand name or equivalent. Delivery Schedule: Within 90 Days ARO Acceptance Requirements: The vendor shall perform an appropriate inspection and configuration test to ensure that all components are integrated and configured so that they start up in an operational state. Warranty: 1 Year warranty shall be included. Place of Performance: NIST - Gaithersburg Maryland. EVALUATION CRITERIA: Award shall be made to the Offeror whose quotation offers the best value to the Government price and other factors considered. The Government will evaluate quotations based on the following evaluation criteria: 1) Technical Capability 2) Experience, 3) Past Performance, and 4) Price. Technical Capability is more important than Experience and Past Performance. All non-price factors, when combined, are more important than price. Technical Capability: All items must be new. Prototypes, demonstration models, used or refurbished instruments are not eligible for award. Evaluation of technical capability shall be based on the information provided in the quotation. NIST will evaluate whether the Offeror has demonstrated that its proposed equipment meets or exceeds all minimum requirements. Quotations that do not demonstrate the proposed equipment meets all requirements will are not eligible for award. If an Offeror does not indicate whether its proposed equipment meets a certain minimum requirement, NIST will determine that it does not. NIST will give preference to Offerors who demonstrate that their proposed equipment exceeds NIST's requirements. Preference will also be given to Offerors who meet or exceed any or all of the secondary specifications. DUE DATE FOR QUOTES: ***The due date and time for receipt of quotations is September 21, 2015 no later than 12:00PM EST. The offeror shall hold the prices in its offer firm for 60 calendar days from the date specified for receipt of offers. If the Offeror is not the manufacturer, evidence that the Offeror is authorized by the original equipment manufacturer to provide the item(s) in the quotation shall be included. Offerors are encouraged to submit multiple quotations if different combinations of secondary specifications are possible. Quotations must be received at judith.hicklin@nist.gov before the due date and time specified in the solicitation. Facsimile quotations will not be accepted. Only information received on or before the due date and time shall be considered for award. Any quotation, or part thereof, received after the due date and time, shall be deemed late and not considered for award. PROVISIONS AND CLAUSES: The following provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition and are hereby incorporated by reference. All FAR clauses may be viewed at http://www.acquisition.gov/far/. Provisions 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items Offerors shall complete annual representations and certifications in accordance with FAR 52.212-3 Offerors Representations and Certifications- Commercial Items. If paragraph (j) of the provision is applicable, a written submission is required. 52.203-98, Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements-Representation (DEVIATION 2015-02) PROHIBITION ON CONTRACTING WITH ENTITIES THAT REQUIRE CERTAIN INTERNAL CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENTS-REPRESENTATION (FEB 2015) (a) In accordance with section 743 of Division E, Title VII, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Resolution Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235), Government agencies are not permitted to use funds appropriated (or otherwise made available) under that or any other Act for contracts with an entity that requires employees or subcontractors of such entity seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information. (b) The prohibition in paragraph (a) of this provision does not contravene requirements applicable to Standard Form 312, Form 4414, or any other form issued by a Federal department or agency governing the nondisclosure of classified information. (c) Representation. By submission of its offer, the Offeror represents that it does not require employees or subcontractors of such entity seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information. (End of provision) DEVIATION ON TAX DELINQUENCY Representation by Corporations Regarding an Unpaid Delinquent Tax Liability or a Felony Conviction Under Any Federal Law (Class Deviation) (March 2015) (1) In accordance with Sections 744 and 745 of Division E, Title VII, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235), none of the funds made available by the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 funding may be used to enter into a contract with any corporation that- (a) Was convicted of a felony criminal violation under any Federal law within the preceding 24 months, where an awarding agency is aware of the conviction, unless the agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and has made a determination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government, or (b) Has any unpaid Federal tax liability that has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsible for collecting the tax liability, where the awarding agency is aware of the unpaid tax liability, unless the agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and made a determination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government. (2) The Offeror represents that, as of the date of this offer - (a) It is [ ] is not [ ] a corporation that was convicted of a felony criminal violation under a Federal law within the preceding 24 months. (b) It is [ ] is not [ ] a corporation that has any unpaid Federal tax liability that has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsible for collecting the tax liability. (End of provision) Clauses 52.212-4 CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS--COMMERCIAL ITEMS - ALTERNATE I (AUG 2012) 52.212-5 CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT STATUTES OR EXECUTIVE ORDERS--COMMERCIAL ITEMS (JAN 2013) 52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government (Sep 2006), 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (Aug 2012) 52.209-6, Protecting the Government`s Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment (Dec 2010) 52.209-10, Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations (May 2012) 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside (Nov 2011) 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Representation (Apr 2012) 52.222-3, Convict Labor (Jun 2003) 52.222-19, Child Labor--Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Mar 2012) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Feb 1999) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Mar 2007) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Sep 2010) 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (Oct 2010) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (Sep 2010) 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (Aug 2011) 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (Jun 2008) 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management (Jul 2013) 52.203-99, Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements (DEVIATION 2015-02) PROHIBITION ON CONTRACTING WITH ENTITIES THAT REQUIRE CERTAIN INTERNAL CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENTS (FEB 2015) (a) The Contractor shall not require employees or subcontractors seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign or comply with internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information. (b) The contractor shall notify employees that the prohibitions and restrictions of any internal confidentiality agreements covered by this clause are no longer in effect. (c) The prohibition in paragraph (a) of this clause does not contravene requirements applicable to Standard Form 312, Form 4414, or any other form issued by a Federal department or agency governing the nondisclosure of classified information. (d)(1) In accordance with section 743 of Division E, Title VII, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Resolution Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235), use of funds appropriated (or otherwise made available) under that or any other Act may be prohibited, if the Government determines that the Contractor is not in compliance with the provisions of this clause. (2) The Government may seek any available remedies in the event the Contractor fails to comply with the provisions of this clause. (End of clause) Department of Commerce Acquisition Regulation (CAR) clauses. Please submit a written request to the Contract Specialist for the full text of these clauses. 1352.201-70 CONTRACTING OFFICER's AUTHORITY (APR 2010) 1352.201-72 CONTRACTING OFFICER's REPRESENTATIVE (COR) (APR 2010) 1352.233-71 GAO AND COURT OF FEDERAL CLAIMS PROTESTS (APR 2010) GOVERNMENT REVIEW, COMMENT, ACCEPTANCE AND APPROVAL (APR 2010) (a) Documentation, including drawings and other engineering products and reports, required by the contract to be submitted for review, comment, acceptance or approval will be acted upon by the Government within 30 calendar days after receipt by the Government, unless another period of time is specified. (b) Review, comment, acceptance or approval by the Government as required under this contract and applicable specifications shall not relieve the contractor of its obligation to comply with the specifications and with all other requirements of the contract, nor shall it impose upon the Government any liability it would not have had in the absence of such review, comment and acceptance or approval. Department of Commerce Agency-Level Protest Procedures Level above the Contracting Officer is also incorporated. It can be downloaded at http://www.nist.gov/admin/od/contract/agency.htm. National Institute of Standards and Technology Clauses. NIST LOCAL 04 BILLING INSTRUCTIONS (a) NIST prefers electronic Invoice/Voucher submissions and they should be emailed to INVOICE@NIST.GOV. (b) Each Invoice or Voucher submitted shall include the following: (1) Contract Number. (2) Contractor Name and Address. (3) Date of Invoice. (4) Invoice Number. (5) Amount of Invoice and Cumulative Amount Invoiced to-date. (6) Contract Line Item Number (CLIN). (7) Description, Quantity, Unit of Measure, Unit Price, and Extended Price of Supplies/Services Delivered. (8) Prompt Payment Discount Terms, if Offered. (9) Any other information or documentation required by the contract. (c) In the event electronic submissions are not used, The Contractor shall submit an original invoice or voucher in accordance with the payment provisions of this contract to: NIST: Accounts Payable Office 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1621 Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1621 INSTRUCTIONS: System for Award Management In accordance with FAR 52.204-7, the awardee must be registered in the System for Award Management (www.sam.gov) prior to award. Refusal to register shall forfeit award.

Industrial Ethernet 2000 Series Switch

Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | Published August 18, 2015  -  Deadline August 21, 2015
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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has a requirement to obtain a highly configurable platform consisting of two network switches (may be offered as four switches) and a console computer that is preconfigured to administer them. The field wiring in the labs is being established in-house and is not part of this procurement. THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN FAR SUBPART 12.6-STREAMLINED PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION AND SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS-AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; QUOTATIONS ARE BEING REQUESTED, AND A SEPARATE WRITTEN SOLICITATION DOCUMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED. THE SOLICITATION IS BEING ISSUED USING SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION PROCEDURES UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF FAR PART 13. This solicitation is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-83. 1352.215-72 INQUIRIES (APR 2010) Offerors must submit all questions concerning this solicitation in writing to Judith.hicklin@nist.gov. Questions should be received no later August 20, 2015. Any responses to questions will be made in writing, without identification of the questioner, and will be included in an amendment to the solicitation. Even if provided in other form, only the question responses included in the amendment to the solicitation will govern performance of the contract. (End of Provision) The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 541519. EVALUATION CRITERIA: The Government will award a purchase order resulting from this solicitation to the lowest price Offeror meeting technical acceptability requirements. DUE DATE FOR QUOTES ***The due date and time for receipt of quotations is August 21, 2015 no later than 12:00PM EST. The offeror shall hold the prices in its offer firm for 60 calendar days from the date specified for receipt of offers. Quotations must be received at judith.hicklin@nist.gov before the due date and time specified in the solicitation. Facsimile quotations will not be accepted. Only information received on or before the due date and time shall be considered for award. Any quotation, or part thereof, received after the due date and time, shall be deemed late and not considered for award. Background: The purpose of this acquisition is to procure a highly configurable platform consisting of two network switches (may be offered as four switches) and a console computer that is preconfigured to administer them. The field wiring in the labs is being established in-house and is not part of this procurement. A flexible network architecture is required for this laboratory space to facilitate continual and well documented configurations of interconnected components. Due to the real-time nature of some collaborations between components, highly accurate and precise timing is necessary to establish documented sequence of events and other data logging. Offerors shall provide firm-fixed-pricing for the following: CLIN 0001: Network consisting of four switches, a PC console, and backup UPS integrated into a single system. See attached Specifications Delivery Schedule: 30 Days ARO Acceptance Requirements: The vendor shall perform an appropriate inspection and configuration test to ensure that all components are integrated and configured so that they start up in an operational state. Warranty: 1 Year warranty shall be included. Place of Performance: NIST - Gaithersburg Maryland. PROVISIONS AND CLAUSES: The following provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition and are hereby incorporated by reference. All FAR clauses may be viewed at http://www.acquisition.gov/far/. Provisions 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items Offerors shall complete annual representations and certifications in accordance with FAR 52.212-3 Offerors Representations and Certifications- Commercial Items. If paragraph (j) of the provision is applicable, a written submission is required. 52.203-98, Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements-Representation (DEVIATION 2015-02) PROHIBITION ON CONTRACTING WITH ENTITIES THAT REQUIRE CERTAIN INTERNAL CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENTS-REPRESENTATION (FEB 2015) (a) In accordance with section 743 of Division E, Title VII, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Resolution Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235), Government agencies are not permitted to use funds appropriated (or otherwise made available) under that or any other Act for contracts with an entity that requires employees or subcontractors of such entity seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information. (b) The prohibition in paragraph (a) of this provision does not contravene requirements applicable to Standard Form 312, Form 4414, or any other form issued by a Federal department or agency governing the nondisclosure of classified information. (c) Representation. By submission of its offer, the Offeror represents that it does not require employees or subcontractors of such entity seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information. (End of provision) DEVIATION ON TAX DELINQUENCY Representation by Corporations Regarding an Unpaid Delinquent Tax Liability or a Felony Conviction Under Any Federal Law (Class Deviation) (March 2015) (1) In accordance with Sections 744 and 745 of Division E, Title VII, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235), none of the funds made available by the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 funding may be used to enter into a contract with any corporation that- (a) Was convicted of a felony criminal violation under any Federal law within the preceding 24 months, where an awarding agency is aware of the conviction, unless the agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and has made a determination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government, or (b) Has any unpaid Federal tax liability that has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsible for collecting the tax liability, where the awarding agency is aware of the unpaid tax liability, unless the agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and made a determination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government. (2) The Offeror represents that, as of the date of this offer - (a) It is [ ] is not [ ] a corporation that was convicted of a felony criminal violation under a Federal law within the preceding 24 months. (b) It is [ ] is not [ ] a corporation that has any unpaid Federal tax liability that has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsible for collecting the tax liability. (End of provision) Clauses 52.212-4 CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS--COMMERCIAL ITEMS - ALTERNATE I (AUG 2012) 52.212-5 CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT STATUTES OR EXECUTIVE ORDERS--COMMERCIAL ITEMS (JAN 2013) 52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government (Sep 2006), 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (Aug 2012) 52.209-6, Protecting the Government`s Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment (Dec 2010) 52.209-10, Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations (May 2012) 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside (Nov 2011) 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Representation (Apr 2012) 52.222-3, Convict Labor (Jun 2003) 52.222-19, Child Labor--Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Mar 2012) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Feb 1999) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Mar 2007) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Sep 2010) 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (Oct 2010) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (Sep 2010) 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (Aug 2011) 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (Jun 2008) 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management (Jul 2013) 52.203-99, Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements (DEVIATION 2015-02) PROHIBITION ON CONTRACTING WITH ENTITIES THAT REQUIRE CERTAIN INTERNAL CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENTS (FEB 2015) (a) The Contractor shall not require employees or subcontractors seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign or comply with internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information. (b) The contractor shall notify employees that the prohibitions and restrictions of any internal confidentiality agreements covered by this clause are no longer in effect. (c) The prohibition in paragraph (a) of this clause does not contravene requirements applicable to Standard Form 312, Form 4414, or any other form issued by a Federal department or agency governing the nondisclosure of classified information. (d)(1) In accordance with section 743 of Division E, Title VII, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Resolution Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235), use of funds appropriated (or otherwise made available) under that or any other Act may be prohibited, if the Government determines that the Contractor is not in compliance with the provisions of this clause. (2) The Government may seek any available remedies in the event the Contractor fails to comply with the provisions of this clause. (End of clause) Department of Commerce Acquisition Regulation (CAR) clauses. Please submit a written request to the Contract Specialist for the full text of these clauses. 1352.201-70 CONTRACTING OFFICER's AUTHORITY (APR 2010) 1352.201-72 CONTRACTING OFFICER's REPRESENTATIVE (COR) (APR 2010) 1352.233-71 GAO AND COURT OF FEDERAL CLAIMS PROTESTS (APR 2010) GOVERNMENT REVIEW, COMMENT, ACCEPTANCE AND APPROVAL (APR 2010) (a) Documentation, including drawings and other engineering products and reports, required by the contract to be submitted for review, comment, acceptance or approval will be acted upon by the Government within 30 calendar days after receipt by the Government, unless another period of time is specified. (b) Review, comment, acceptance or approval by the Government as required under this contract and applicable specifications shall not relieve the contractor of its obligation to comply with the specifications and with all other requirements of the contract, nor shall it impose upon the Government any liability it would not have had in the absence of such review, comment and acceptance or approval. Department of Commerce Agency-Level Protest Procedures Level above the Contracting Officer is also incorporated. It can be downloaded at http://www.nist.gov/admin/od/contract/agency.htm. National Institute of Standards and Technology Clauses. NIST LOCAL 04 BILLING INSTRUCTIONS (a) NIST prefers electronic Invoice/Voucher submissions and they should be emailed to INVOICE@NIST.GOV. (b) Each Invoice or Voucher submitted shall include the following: (1) Contract Number. (2) Contractor Name and Address. (3) Date of Invoice. (4) Invoice Number. (5) Amount of Invoice and Cumulative Amount Invoiced to-date. (6) Contract Line Item Number (CLIN). (7) Description, Quantity, Unit of Measure, Unit Price, and Extended Price of Supplies/Services Delivered. (8) Prompt Payment Discount Terms, if Offered. (9) Any other information or documentation required by the contract. (c) In the event electronic submissions are not used, The Contractor shall submit an original invoice or voucher in accordance with the payment provisions of this contract to: NIST: Accounts Payable Office 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1621 Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1621 INSTRUCTIONS: System for Award Management In accordance with FAR 52.204-7, the awardee must be registered in the System for Award Management (www.sam.gov) prior to award. Refusal to register shall forfeit award.

Coriolis Flow Meter

Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | Published August 12, 2015  -  Deadline August 18, 2015
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THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN FAR SUBPART 12.6-STREAMLINED PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION AND SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS-AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; QUOTATIONS ARE BEING REQUESTED, AND A SEPARATE WRITTEN SOLICITATION DOCUMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED. THE SOLICITATION IS BEING ISSUED USING SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION PROCEDURES UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF FAR 13. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is issuing a Request for Quotations (RFQ) for a Coriolis flow meter. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334513 - Instruments and Related Products Manufacturing for Measuring, Displaying, and Controlling Industrial Process Variables with a small business size standard of 500 employees. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-83. This acquisition is 100% set aside for small businesses.

Siemens Programmable Logic Controllers

Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | Published July 31, 2015  -  Deadline August 5, 2015
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THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN FAR SUBPART 12.6-STREAMLINED PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION AND SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS-AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; QUOTATIONS ARE BEING REQUESTED, AND A SEPARATE WRITTEN SOLICITATION DOCUMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED. THE SOLICITATION IS BEING ISSUED USING SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION PROCEDURES UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF FAR 13. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is issuing a Request for Quotations (RFQ) for Siemens Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC). The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334513 - Instruments and Related Products Manufacturing for Measuring, Displaying, and Controlling Industrial Process Variables, with a small business size standard of 500 employees. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-83. This acquisition is unrestricted.

Industry Study Subscription

Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | Published March 30, 2016  -  Deadline April 10, 2016
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THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN FAR SUBPART 12.6-STREAMLINED PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION AND SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS-AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; QUOTATIONS ARE BEING REQUESTED, AND A SEPARATE WRITTEN SOLICITATION DOCUMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED. THE SOLICITATION IS BEING ISSUED USING SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION UNDER FAR PART 13. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is issuing a Request for Quotations (RFQ) for Industry Study Subscription. The Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program (MEP), a program of the US Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), is a nationwide network that provides services to assist smaller manufacturers in becoming globally competitive. The network consists of 60 manufacturing extension centers serving all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Each MEP center is an independent, non-profit organization offering products and services that meet the specific needs of the region's local manufacturers. A critical need for centers is to have access to the most current and comprehensive analysis of different industries including to help centers in their work with manufacturing clients to grow their business and develop a stronger, agile, and robust manufacturing sector. These studies will allow centers to prepare for projects and presentations quickly and provide them with questions and conversation starters that will help highlight how their clients within the industry have been dealing with the challenges they face, both from external economic factors and internal management issues. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 541910, Marketing Research and Public Opinion Polling, with a small business size standard of 15 million. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-87. This acquisition is 100% set-aside for small business. All offerors shall provide a quotation for the following Line Item: Line Item 0001 (Firm-Fixed Price): The contractor shall provide an annual subscription to Industry Studies in accordance with the attached statement of work. Period of Performance: Twelve (12) months   The Contractor shall meet the following Minimum Requirements: See Attached Statement of Work ________________________________________PROVISIONS AND CLAUSES:The following provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition and are hereby incorporated by reference. All FAR clauses may be viewed at http://acquisition.gov/comp/far/index.html. All Commerce Acquisition Regulations (CAR) clauses may be viewed at http://farsite.hill.af.mil/VFCARA.HTM Provisions: 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items Representation by Corporations Regarding an Unpaid Delinquent Tax Liability or a Felony Conviction Under Any Federal Law (Class Deviation) (March 2014)(1) In accordance with Sections 536 and 537 of Division B of Public Law 113-76 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014, none of the funds made available by Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 funding may be used to enter into a contract with any corporation that-(a) Was convicted of a felony criminal violation under any Federal law within the preceding 24 months, where the awarding agency is aware of the conviction, unless the agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and has made a determination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government, or(b) Has any unpaid Federal tax liability that has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsible for collecting the tax liability, where the awarding agency is aware of the unpaid tax liability, unless the agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and made a determination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government.(2) The Offeror represents that, as of the date of this offer-(a) It is [ ] is not [ ] a corporation that was convicted of a felony criminal violation under a Federal law within the preceding 24 months.(b) It is [ ] is not [ ] a corporation that has any unpaid Federal tax liability that has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsible for collecting the tax liability.(End of provision) Certification By Offerors Regarding Federal Income Tax Filing And Federal Income Tax Violations. (Class Deviation) (March 2015)(a) In accordance with Section 523 of Division B, Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, (Pub. L. 113-235) none of the funds made available by the Act may be used to enter into a contract in an amount greater than $5,000,000 unless the prospective contractor certifies in writing to the U.S. Consolidated and Further Continuing that, to the best of its knowledge and belief, the contractor has filed all Federal tax returns required during the three years preceding the certification, has not been convicted of a criminal offense under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, and has not, more than 90 days prior to certification, been notified of any unpaid Federal tax assessment for which the liability remains unsatisfied, unless the assessment is the subject of an installment agreement or offer in compromise that has been approved by the Internal Revenue Service and is not in default, or the assessment is the subject of a non-frivolous administrative or judicial proceeding.(b) The Offeror's proposal shall include a signed written certification as follows -To the best of my knowledge and belief, ---(name of offeror)--- has filed the Federal tax returns required during the three years preceding this certification, has not been convicted of a criminal offense under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, and has not, more than 90 days prior to certification, been notified of any unpaid Federal tax assessment for which the liability remains unsatisfied, unless the assessment is the subject of an installment agreement or offer in compromise that has been approved by the Internal Revenue Service and is not in default, or the assessment is the subject of a non-frivolous administrative or judicial proceeding.Firm _____________________________________________ Signature _________________________________________ Name ____________________________________________ Title _____________________________________________ Date of execution __________________________________ (End of Provision)   52.203-98, Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements-Representation (DEVIATION 2015-02) (FEB 2015) (a) In accordance with section 743 of Division E, Title VII, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Resolution Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235), Government agencies are not permitted to use funds appropriated (or otherwise made available) under that or any other Act for contracts with an entity that requires employees or subcontractors of such entity seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information.(b) The prohibition in paragraph (a) of this provision does not contravene requirements applicable to Standard Form 312, Form 4414, or any other form issued by a Federal department or agency governing the nondisclosure of classified information. (c) Representation. By submission of its offer, the Offeror represents that it does not require employees or subcontractors of such entity seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information.(End of provision)FAR Clauses:52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items-Commercial Items including subparagraphs:52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation;52.209-6 Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment; 52.219-6 Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside; 52.219-28 Post Award Small Business Program Re-representation;52.222-3 Convict Labor;52.222-19 Child Labor - Cooperation With Authorities And Remedies;52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities;52.222-2652.222-35 Equal Opportunity;Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Sep 2010) 52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities;52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons52.223-18 Contractor Policy to Ban Text Messaging While Driving; 52.225-13 Restriction on Certain Foreign Purchases;52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management 52.203-99, Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements (DEVIATION 2015-02) (FEB 2015)(a) The Contractor shall not require employees or subcontractors seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign or comply with internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information.(b) The contractor shall notify employees that the prohibitions and restrictions of any internal confidentiality agreements covered by this clause are no longer in effect.(c) The prohibition in paragraph (a) of this clause does not contravene requirements applicable to Standard Form 312, Form 4414, or any other form issued by a Federal department or agency governing the nondisclosure of classified information. (d)(1) In accordance with section 743 of Division E, Title VII, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Resolution Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235), use of funds appropriated (or otherwise made available) under that or any other Act may be prohibited, if the Government determines that the Contractor is not in compliance with the provisions of this clause. (2) The Government may seek any available remedies in the event the Contractor fails to comply with the provisions of this clause.(End of clause)Assurance by Corporations Regarding an Unpaid Delinquent Tax Liability or a Felony Conviction Under Any Federal Law (Class Deviation) (March 2015)(1) In accordance with Sections 744 and 745 of Division E, Title VII, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235), none of the funds made available by Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 and subsequent appropriations acts may be used to enter into a contract with any corporation that - (a) Was convicted of a felony criminal violation under any Federal law within the preceding 24 months, where an awarding agency is aware of the conviction, unless the agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and made a determination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government, or (b) Has any unpaid Federal tax liability that has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsible for collecting the tax liability, where the awarding agency is aware of the unpaid tax liability, unless the agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and made a determination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government. (2) By accepting this award or order, in writing or by performance, the offeror/contractor assures that -(a) The offeror/contractor is not a corporation convicted of a felony criminal violation under a Federal law within the preceding 24 months.(b)The offeror/contractor is not a corporation that has any unpaid Federal tax liability that has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsible for collecting the tax liability. (End of Clause)Commerce Acquisition Regulations (CAR) Clauses: 1352.201-70, Contracting Officer's Authority1352.201-72, Contracting Officer's Representative (COR)1352.209-73, Compliance With the Laws1352.209-74, Organizational Conflict of Interest1352.215-72, Inquiries Offerors must submit all questions concerning this solicitation in writing to the Contracting Officer. Questions should be received no later than 12:00 pm EST, 5 calendar days prior to submission deadline. Any responses to questions will be made in writing, without identification of the questioner, and will be included in an amendment to the solicitation. Requests shall include complete company name, address, telephone and e-mail address. FAX AND OR PHONE REQUESTS ARE NOT AUTHORIZED AND WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. 1352.233-70, Agency Protests (APR 2010)(a) An agency protest may be filed with either: (1) The contracting officer, or (2) at a level above the contracting officer, with the appropriate agency Protest Decision Authority. See 64 FR 16,651 (April 6, 1999). (b) Agency protests filed with the Contracting Officer shall be sent to the following address: NIST/ACQUISITION MANAGEMENT DIVISIONATTN: ABDUL-KUDUS YAHAYA, CONTRACTING OFFICER 100 Bureau Drive, MS 1640 Gaithersburg, MD 20899 (c) Agency protests filed with the agency Protest Decision Authority shall be sent to the following address: NIST/ACQUISITION MANAGEMENT DIVISION ATTN: HEAD OF THE CONTRACTING OFFICE (HCO) 100 Bureau Drive, MS 1640 Gaithersburg, MD 20899 (d) A complete copy of all agency protests, including all attachments, shall be served upon the Contract Law Division of the Office of the General Counsel within one day of filing a protest with either the Contracting Officer or the Protest Decision Authority. (e) Service upon the Contract Law Division shall be made as follows: U.S. Department of Commerce Office of the General Counsel Chief, Contract Law Division Room 5893 Herbert C. Hoover Building 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW. Washington, DC 20230 FAX: (202) 482-5858.(End of clause) 1352.233-71, GAO and Court of Federal Claims Protests (APR 2010)(a) A protest may be filed with either the Government Accountability Office (GAO) or the Court of Federal Claims unless an agency protest has been filed. (b) A complete copy of all GAO or Court of Federal Claims protests, including all attachments, shall be served upon (i) the Contracting Officer, and (ii) the Contract Law Division of the Office of the General Counsel, within one day of filing a protest with either GAO or the Court of Federal Claims. (c) Service upon the Contract Law Division shall be made as follows: U.S. Department of Commerce Office of the General Counsel Chief, Contract Law Division Room 5893 Herbert C. Hoover Building 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW. Washington, DC 20230 FAX: (202) 482-5858.(End of clause)NIST Local Clause_04 Billing InstructionNIST prefers electronic Invoice/Voucher submissions and they should be emailed to INVOICE@NIST.GOV. (b) Each Invoice or Voucher submitted shall include the following: (1) Contract Number. (2) Contractor Name and Address. (3) Date of Invoice. (4) Invoice Number. (5) Amount of Invoice and Cumulative Amount Invoiced to-date. (6) Contract Line Item Number (CLIN). (7) Description, Quantity, Unit of Measure, Unit Price, and Extended Price of Supplies/Services Delivered. (8) Prompt Payment Discount Terms, if Offered. (9) Any other information or documentation required by the contract. (c) In the event electronic submissions are not used, The Contractor shall submit an original invoice or voucher in accordance with the payment provisions of this contract to: NIST: Accounts Payable Office 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1621 Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1621. (End of clause) Addendum to Far 52.212-1, Quotation Preparation Instructions: 1. Price QuotationThe Offeror shall propose a firm-fixed-price for Line Item 0001. Price quotations shall remain valid for a period of 90 days from the date quotations are due. 2. Technical Quotation The technical quotation shall address Technical Capability: The Offeror shall submit a technical description for the subscription for Industry Studies it is proposing, which clearly identifies the manufacturing sector trends. Quotation Evaluation: Basis for Award shall be technically acceptable/ lowest price. The Government will evaluate quotations based on the following evaluation criteria: (1) Technical Capability and (2) Price. 1. Technical Capability Offeror's technical quotation will be evaluated to determine if the Offeror provides a technically , compliant approach that meets the requirements of the Government's Technical Specifications. An evaluation of Technically Acceptable / Non-Acceptable will be assigned upon completion of the technical quotation evaluation. Offerors who fail to provide sufficient information (e.g. documentation, specifications, etc.) that clearly demonstrates an ability to meet the Government's technical specifications willl be considered non-acceptable. If an evaluation of Non-Acceptable is received, the Offeror will not be considered for Award. 2. Price Price will be evaluated for reasonableness. Your company is encouraged to discount its rates. If price discounts are offered, identify the percentage of price discount and/or price reduction offered. Due Date and Response Information Offerors capable of furnishing the specified subscription in this combined synopsis/solicitation should submit their quote in writing to: Prateema Carvajal electronically at prateema.carvajal@nist.gov. FAX quotations shall not be accepted. Offerors shall submit their quotations so that NIST receives them not later than 3:00 pm EST April 10, 2016.

Construction Industry Institute (CII) Membership

Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | Published October 14, 2015  -  Deadline October 26, 2015
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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) intends to negotiate, on a sole source basis, under the authority of FAR 13.106(b)(1), with the University of Texas at Austin for the acquisition of a Construction Industry Institute (CII) Membership to be used by the NIST Engineering Laboratory (EL). ***** Sole source determination is based on the need to acquire a membership that will allow EL the ability to participate in CII's conferences, workshops, and education modules; provide input to topic selection and the prioritization process for the CII Board of Advisors; and collaborate with leading industry, government, and academic institutions on key industry issues. The CII is the only source for this type of membership. It provides a unique opportunity to collaborate with leaders of industry in defining research needs, conducting collaborative research, and delivering results to practice. It is a NIST-approved institutional membership. Furthermore, The University of Texas at Austin holds the exclusive right to provide membership to CII. *****The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this acquisition is 813920. ****** A determination by the Government whether to compete the proposed acquisition based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. Information received will be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement. *****No solicitation package will be issued. This notice of intent is not a request for quotations. Interested parties that believe they can satisfy the requirements listed above must identify their capability in writing before the response date of this notice. Only responses received by October 26, 2015, 12:00 p.m., EST will be considered by the government. Responses shall be submitted via email to amber.gray@nist.gov. Contracting Office Address: 100 Bureau Drive Bldg. 301, Mail Stop 1640 Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-0001 Primary Point of Contact: Amber Gray Contract Specialist amber.gray@nist.gov Phone: 301-975-3696 Secondary Point of Contact: Divya Soni Contracting Officer Divya.soni@nist.gov Phone: 301-975-6394

TREC Clinical Decision Track Support Services

Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | Published May 4, 2016  -  Deadline May 18, 2016
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THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN FAR SUBPART 12.6-STREAMLINED PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION AND SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS-AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; QUOTATIONS ARE BEING REQUESTED, AND A WRITTEN SOLICITATION DOCUMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED. This solicitation is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 05-87.The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 541990 - All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services. The small business size standard is $15.0M. This acquisition is being competed under full and open competition. This is a revised re-posting of previously cancelled solicitation number SB1341-16-RQ-0246.Note: Reference attachments for complete combined synopsis/solicitation.

Wood Drying Kiln

Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | Published June 15, 2016  -  Deadline June 27, 2016
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THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN FAR SUBPART 12.6-STREAMLINED PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION AND SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS-AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; QUOTATIONS ARE BEING REQUESTED, AND A SEPARATE WRITTEN SOLICITATION DOCUMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED. THE SOLICITATION IS BEING ISSUED USING SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION PROCEDURES UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF FAR 13. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is issuing a Request for Quotation (RFQ) for a wood drying kiln. The associated NAICS code for this requirement is 333249 - Other Industrial Machinery Manufacturing with a small business size standard of 500 employees. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-88. This acquisition is 100% set aside for small business.

Eaton Battery Replacement, Installation, and Repair/Preventive Maintenance Services

Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | Published June 2, 2016  -  Deadline June 15, 2016
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THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN FAR SUBPART 12.6-STREAMLINED PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION AND SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS-AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; QUOTATIONS ARE BEING REQUESTED, AND A WRITTEN SOLICITATION DOCUMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED. This solicitation is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 05-87-2.The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 335999 - All Other Miscellaneous Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing. The small business size standard is 500 employees. This acquisition is set aside for small businesses. Simplified acquisition procedures will be utilized.Note: Reference attachments for Combined Synopsis/Solicitation.

TREC Text Video Retrieval Evaluation Support Services

Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | Published June 6, 2016  -  Deadline June 20, 2016
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THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN FAR SUBPART 12.6-STREAMLINED PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION AND SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS-AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; QUOTATIONS ARE BEING REQUESTED, AND A WRITTEN SOLICITATION DOCUMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED. This solicitation is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 05-87-2.The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 541990 - All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services. The small business size standard is $15.0M. This acquisition is 100% set-aside for small businesses. Simplified acquisition procedures will be utilized.Note: Reference attachments for Combined Synopsis/Solicitation.

TIBCO Maintenance and Support

Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | Published February 22, 2016  -  Deadline March 2, 2016
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THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN FAR SUBPART 12.6-STREAMLINED PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION AND SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS-AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; QUOTATIONS ARE BEING REQUESTED, AND A WRITTEN SOLICITATION DOCUMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED. This solicitation is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 05-85-1.The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 541519 - IT Value Added Resellers. The small business size standard is 150 employees. This acquisition is 100% set-aside for small businesses. Simplified acquisition procedures will be utilized.This is a brand name only requirement.Reference attachments for combined synopsis/solicitation.

Vector Signal Generator and Vector Network Analyzer

Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | Published February 22, 2016  -  Deadline March 4, 2016
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THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN FAR SUBPART 12.6-STREAMLINED PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION AND SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS-AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; QUOTATIONS ARE BEING REQUESTED, AND A WRITTEN SOLICITATION DOCUMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED. This solicitation is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 05-85-1.The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334515 - Instrument Manufacturing for Measuring and Testing Electricity and Electrical Signals. The small business size standard is 500 employees. This acquisition is set aside for small businesses. Simplified acquisition procedures will be utilized.Reference attachments for combined synopsis/solicitation.

Open Probe Fast GC System

Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | Published February 17, 2016  -  Deadline February 26, 2016
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THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN FAR SUBPART 12.6-STREAMLINED PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION AND SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS-AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; QUOTATIONS ARE BEING REQUESTED, AND A WRITTEN SOLICITATION DOCUMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED. This solicitation is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 05-86 effective February 1, 2016. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334516 with a small business size standard of 500 employees. This acquisition is unrestricted and all responsible parties may submit a quote.  

Maintenance Agreement for PerkinElmer Wizard2 Gamma Well Counter

Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | Published November 3, 2015  -  Deadline November 12, 2015
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THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN FAR SUBPART 12.6-STREAMLINED PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION AND SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS-AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; QUOTATIONS ARE BEING REQUESTED, AND A WRITTEN SOLICITATION DOCUMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED. This solicitation is a Request for Quotations (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-84 effective October 5, 2015. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 811219 with a small business size standard of $20.5M. This acquisition is being procured using full and open competition. Simplified acquisition procedures will be utilized. The Contractor shall provide a comprehensive maintenance agreement for an existing PerkinElmer Wizard2 Gamma Well Counter for a one year base period and four one year option periods.

Concrete Cylinder End Grinder

Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | Published November 18, 2015  -  Deadline November 30, 2015
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THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN FAR SUBPART 12.6-STREAMLINED PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION AND SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS-AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; QUOTATIONS ARE BEING REQUESTED, AND A SEPARATE WRITTEN SOLICITATION DOCUMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED. THE SOLICITATION IS BEING ISSUED USING SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION PROCEDURES UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF FAR 13. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is issuing a Request for Quotations (RFQ) for a Concrete Cylinder End Grinder. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 333120 - Construction Machinery Manufacturing with a small business size standard of 750 employees. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-84. This acquisition is 100% set aside for small businesses.

Online Application Access to RTECS Database

Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | Published November 24, 2015  -  Deadline December 9, 2015
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THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN FAR SUBPART 12.6-STREAMLINED PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION AND SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS-AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; QUOTATIONS ARE BEING REQUESTED, AND A WRITTEN SOLICITATION DOCUMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED. This solicitation is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 05-84, effective October 5, 2015. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 511210 - Software Publishers. The small business size standard is $38M. This acquisition is being procured using full-and-open competition. Simplified acquisition procedures will be utilized. Reference ALL attachments for Combined Synopsis/Solicitation.

Online Application Access to RTECS Database

Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | Published September 21, 2015  -  Deadline September 25, 2015
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THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN FAR SUBPART 12.6-STREAMLINED PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION AND SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS-AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; QUOTATIONS ARE BEING REQUESTED, AND A WRITTEN SOLICITATION DOCUMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED. This solicitation is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 05-83, effective August 3, 2015. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 511210 - Software Publishers. The small business size standard is $38M. This acquisition is 100% set-aside for small businesses. Simplified acquisition procedures will be utilized. Reference attachments for Combined Synopsis/Solicitation. NOTE: This is a re-post of Combined Synopsis/Solicitation number SB1341-15-RQ-0978-2.

Online Application Access to RTECS Database

Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | Published September 15, 2015  -  Deadline September 18, 2015
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THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN FAR SUBPART 12.6-STREAMLINED PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION AND SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS-AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; QUOTATIONS ARE BEING REQUESTED, AND A WRITTEN SOLICITATION DOCUMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED. This solicitation is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 05-83, effective August 3, 2015. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 511210 - Software Publishers. The small business size standard is $38M. This acquisition is 100% set-aside for small businesses. Simplified acquisition procedures will be utilized. NOTE: This is a re-post of Combined Synopsis/Solicitation number SB1341-15-RQ-0978.

Savillex PFA Forensic Vials and Closures

Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | Published August 21, 2015  -  Deadline September 1, 2015
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THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN FAR SUBPART 12.6-STREAMLINED PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION AND SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS-AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; QUOTATIONS ARE BEING REQUESTED, AND A WRITTEN SOLICITATION DOCUMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED. This solicitation is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 05-83, effective August 3, 2015. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 326121 - Unlaminated Plastics Profile Shape Manufacturing. The small business size standard is 500 employees. This acquisition is 100% set-aside for small business. Simplified acquisition procedures will be utilized. Reference attachments for Combined/Synopsis Solicitation.