Federal contract opportunity VA24614Q0420 for surgical appliance and supplies manufacturing at Hampton VAMC Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, response was due Mar 19, 2014.

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Purpose of Modification of Solicitation VA246-14-Q-0420 is to correct the Response date to Mary 19, 2014at 2:00PM EST. Questions can to be made via email to Lori.Miller@va.gov up until Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 2:00PM EST. No other changes are being made to the solicitation.

This "Sources Sought Notice" is to determine sources for a brand name or equal "Maquet Electro-Hydraulic AlphaMaxx Operating Room Tables (US113322F5)" and accessories for the Surgical Service. This is a SOURCES SOUGHT announcement only. The purpose of this notice is to conduct market research and obtain information from qualified businesses. This is not a request for bids, quotes, or proposals. All responsible sources may submit a capability statement which shall be considered by the agency. The responses to this announcement will assist in determining the socio-economic set aside if feasible. The Veterans Administration is required by Public Law 109-461 to give first priority to SDVOSB and VOSB concerns if there should be sufficient firms available to compete under a set aside. If insufficient veteran owned and small business response is received to establish the basis for setting this action aside for other than large business participation then the action will be advertised as full and open competition, in which case, all interested parties responding shall be eligible to bid.

All responsible sources that have "equal" equipment must meet the following salient characteristics:

" Flexible patient positions

o Normal

o Rectal position

o Beach chair position

o Reverse Mode

o Lower back plate with gynecology cutout

o 360 degree

" Electrical Auto-Drive

" Use of corded hand control, remote control or foot switch to move table

" Modularity (compatible to accessories)

" Must be compatible to fracture table accessories, GYN accessories,

" Easy and quick accessory changes

" Maximum weight of 950lbs or more

" Longitudinal shift of up to 18 inches minimum

" Height without padding minimum of 23 inches and maximum of 42 inches

" Trendelenburg/reverse trendelenburg +30 degrees / -30 degrees

" Lateral tilt minimum of 20 degrees

This notice shall not be construed as a commitment by the Government to ultimately award a contract, nor does it restrict the Government to a particular acquisition approach. All information submitted in response to this announcement is voluntary; the Government will not pay for information requested nor will it compensate any respondent for any cost incurred in developing information provided to the Government.

Interested parties submitting a response to this inquiry must include the following information: name and address of company; business size (large or small); identify applicable socioeconomic categories and any pertinent information which demonstrates firms ability to meet the above requirement. All responses shall be submitted no later than March 4, 2014, 2PM EST. Responses shall be emailed to: lori.miller@va.gov.

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