Federal contract opportunity N0017813Q4257 for precision turned product manufacturing at Naval Sea Systems Command NSWC Dahlgren Division.
The synopsis is being posted to both the Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) page located at http://www.fbo.gov and the Navy Electronic Commerce on Line (NECO) site located at http://www.neco.navy.mil. While it is understood that FBO is a single point of entry for posting of synopsis and solicitations to the internet, NECO is the alternative in case FBO is unavailable. Please feel free to use either site to access the information posted by the Naval Sea Systems Command. The Engineering Prototype Machine Shop at NSWC Dahlgren (NSWCDD) supports programs which require the use of various types of material stock to fabricate machined parts to include, but not limited to; plastics, metals, and rubbers. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) intends to issue multiple Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) in accordance with Simplified Acquisition procedures, Part 13 of the FAR to support the Machine Shop operational needs. Please note that a BPA is not a contract. A BPA is a streamlined method for acquiring services on an as-needed basis from qualified sources that are readily available and services and thus eliminate the need for repetitive costly re-procurements. All calls/orders must be acknowledged by the selected vendor in order to be retained on the BPA calling list. The Government will not be issuing a formal Request for Proposal (RFP) because this notice will result in BPAs. In addition, the Government does not intend to pay for any information provided under this notice. The Government is not obligated to notify respondents of the results of this notice. Because the needs of G Department are dynamic, NSWC Dahlgren will periodically solicit additional offers to add new vendors to the calling list. This synopsis is open to all business concerns; however, in accordance with FAR 19.501, the Governmentâs intent is to establish BPAs with small businesses. In the event there arenât enough responses from responsible, capable small businesses, then large business responses will be considered. Individual call numbers shall not exceed the Simplified Acquisition Threshold of $150,000. Simplified Acquisition Procedures in accordance with FAR Part 13 will be utilized. The Government reserves the right to add/delete vendors at any time throughout the life of the BPA. There is no minimum or maximum Government obligation. In compliance with DFARS 252.232-7003, âElectronic Submission of Payment Requests (MAR 2008)â, the government will utilize Wide Area WorkFlow (WAWF) (https://wawf.eb.mil/) to electronically process vendor requests for payment. Interested parties are requested to provide their Cage Code and DUNS numbers for verification of inclusion in the System for Award Management (SAM). VENDORS CURRENTLY HOLDING A BPA WITH NSWCDD DO NOT NEED TO RESPOND TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. Responsibility determinations will also precede issuance of a BPA and will be conducted in accordance with FAR 9.104. Interested parties are encouraged to address the seven elements of responsibility contained in FAR 9.104 and to complete FAR Clause 52.219-1. BPAs will be issued on the basis of past performance. Interested vendors should provide a minimum of five (5) past performance references. These references should include name of business, address, phone number, point of contact, contract/purchase order number and item description. Past performance will be evaluated based upon quality and timeliness of delivery. The government reserves the right to use additional past performance references if necessary. FAILURE TO SUPPLY THE REQUESTED INFORMATION WILL AFFECT YOUR ABILITY TO BE AWARDED A BPA. Delivery shall be FOB Destination to Dahlgren, Virginia. All BPA calls/orders shall be issued on a firm fixed price basis. Companies interested in receiving a BPA shall submit the requested documentation no later than 18 April 2013 to the attention of Dora Fauntleroy, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, 17632 Dahlgren Road, Suite 157, Dahlgren, VA 22448-5110 or via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org . Responses or questions concerning this announcement should reference synopsis number N00178-13-Q-4257 and should be directed to Dora Fauntleroy at 540-653-7077 or to: email@example.com .