Federal contract opportunity NOI-RML-5-13013 for other electronic and precision equipment repair and maintenance at National Institutes of Health National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
This notice is a combined synopsis/solicitation, Notice of Intent. The Government intends to negotiate on a sole source basis with Bio-Rad for a maintenance service agreement, period of performance 04/01/13-03/31/14, in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as applicable, and supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are not being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. Submit offers on NOI-RML-5-13013. The solicitation documents and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-66 dated 02/28/2013. This acquisition will be processed under Simplified Acquisition Procedures (SAP) and is not a Small Business Set-Aside. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 811219 and the small business size is $19.0. SCHEDULE: The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID), Rocky Mountain Laboratories (RML), has a need for a maintenance agreement to cover 4ea Bio-Rad Tetrad 2 units with 4 alpha units each; and 4ea Moto Alpha Units. This maintenance plan must cover on-site remedial repair on demand plus one preventive maintenance visit for the above mentioned systems. Labor, travel and parts must be covered. Service must be performed by Bio-Rad certified, qualified technicians on-site at Rocky Mountain Laboratory in Hamilton, Montana. FOB Point shall be Destination, Hamilton, MT. Delivery location is Rocky Mountain Laboratories, 903 S. 4th Street, Hamilton, MT. The following FAR provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition: (B)(1) By submission of an offer, the offeror acknowledges the requirement that a prospective awardee shall be registered in the SAM database prior to award, during performance, and through final payment of any contract, basic agreement, basic ordering agreement, or blanket purchasing agreement resulting from this solicitation; 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items; FAR 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel; 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; By submission of an offer, the offeror acknowledges the requirement that a prospective awardee shall have posted their FAR 52.212-3 Offerors Representations and Certifications Commercial Items at website https://www.sam.gov. Award will be based on the capability of the item offered to meet the above stated salient characteristics, delivery, price, past performance, and the best value to the government. Offers may be mailed to Suzanne Miller at Rocky Mountain Laboratories, 903 S. 4th Street, Hamilton, MT 59840, faxed to the POC indicated above (Fax - 406-363-9288), or e-mailed at (firstname.lastname@example.org). Offers must be submitted not later than 4:30 PM (MDST), 04/01/2013. Copies of the above-referenced clauses are available from https://www.acquisition.gov/far/ or upon request, either by telephone or fax. All responsible sources may submit an offer that will be considered by this Agency.