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95 -- Angle Steel

Notice Date
Notice Type
Solicitation Notice
331111 — Iron and Steel Mills
Contracting Office
Department of Justice, Federal Prison Industries/UNICOR, Procurement Branch, 320 First Street, N.W., Washington, DC, 20534
ZIP Code
Solicitation Number
Response Due
Archive Date
Point of Contact
Alice Calabro, Contracting Officer, Phone 202-305-7331, Fax 202-305-7353,
E-Mail Address
Small Business Set-Aside
Total Small Business
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for a supply contract for commercial items in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with the additional information included in this notice. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITTION; PROPOSALS ARE BEING REQUESTED, AND A WRITTEN SOLICITATION WILL NOT BE ISSUED. The solicitation and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 01-17 effective October 20, 2003. The solicitation number is MT659-04 and this is a Request for Proposal. This requirement is 100% Small Business Set-Aside. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code is 331221?Angle Steel and the small business standard size is 1000 employees. Proposals are due in this office Thursday, May 13, 2004 at 2:00PM EDT. Federal Prison Industries Inc. intends to enter into a firm fixed price requirements type contract for a period of performance of one year for miscellaneous sizes of Angle Steel at the following UNICOR, Federal Prison Industries, Inc. location: (Place of Performance): UNICOR Terminal Island in California. The quantities specified in the solicitation are estimates only; and shall not obligate the Government. Orders may be issued from date of contract award through one year thereafter (Period of Performance). UNICOR intends on awarding this requirement on an ?All or None? basis. The contractor will only deliver items and quantities specified by individual delivery orders placed by authorized personnel either at the specific factory location and /or Central Office in Washington, DC with the exception of the Contracting Officer?s Technical Representative (COTR). The Contracting Officer?s Technical Representative (COTR) is Mr. Jack Martinez, Terminal Island, California. The Contracting Officer at Terminal Island is Ms. Pam Gonzales Telephone: 310/732-5456. Prices will be FOB Destination. Deliveries will be Monday through Friday, excluding weekends, Federal Holidays, and institution emergencies. Delivery address: UNICOR Terminal Island, 1299 Seaside Avenue, Terminal Island, California. Delivery Hours: 7:30AM to 10:30AM and 12:30PM to 2:00PM. Special instructions: Must call one day in advance before making delivery. Warehouse Point of Contact(s) are: Raul Arceo T: 310/732-5455 or Stan Haccou T: 310/732-5454 or Fax: 310/732-5349. Deliveries to UNICOR, Federal Prison Industries, Terminal Island, CA must be accompanied by the following: A. Supplier?s Shipper, Packing List, Bill of Lading and /or Invoice (Shipping Documents) and B. Certificate of Compliance/Conformance (COC). The shipping documents should reflect only the material for each Purchase Order that is being delivered. All Shipping documents will include: UNICOR Purchase Order Number, Part Numbers, Description and /or Measurement Data, Number of Containers (Pallets, Skids, Boxes) delivered, and Unit of Issue (Qty) of material shipped. The Certificate of Compliance/Conformance (COC) will include: Supplier generated form indicating company address or manufacture address data, UNICOR Purchase order number, UNICOR part number, ASTM Standards/Specifications (If, Applicable), Governing Federal Specifications (If Applicable), Company Representative?s signature. Variations in quantity per each delivery order are plus 5% / minus 0% for UNICOR Terminal Island. Items are due to UNICOR within the following calendar days after receipt of order: 15 calendar days for UNICOR Terminal Island. Delivery order limitations for the Angle Steel are: a minimum of 25 each per line item. The maximum quantities per order are 1,000 each per each line item or any combination of items in excess of 5,000 each. The contractor shall not be required to make any deliveries under this contract after 15 calendar days from contract expiration date. The Contractor is required to submit a Certificate of Conformance with each order. Economic Price Adjustment (EPA): Three months after the contract award and every three months thereafter. The Economic Price Adjustment (EPA) may be adjusted in accordance with the change in the Producer Price Index for Product Code 9515 Steel- from date of award to date of adjustment. It is the contractor?s responsibility to request this adjustment. Adjustments may be requested for a period not to exceed 30 days after the eligible adjustment date. Adjustments may be requested for a period not to exceed 30 days after the eligible adjustment date. Requests after the 30-day limit will not be honored and the contract prices will not be adjusted. The contractor shall submit any requests for adjustments in writing to the contracting officer. Requests shall include a copy of the relevant index and must be within the allowed time period for the adjustment. Any adjustments allowed as a result of the request will not be retroactive. The date the completed request is received by the contracting officer will be the effective date of any change in price. The contractor is also required to request downward price adjustments. All downward adjustments will be retroactive to the authorized adjustment date as specified in this clause. If the downward price adjustments are not requested and this is later revealed through audits or otherwise, the contractor shall reimburse the Government the amount overcharged plus interest. Interest will be computed at the rate set annually by the Secretary of Treasury for the late contract payments. Interest will accrue from the date the adjustment should have been made. In computing any contract price adjustment, the most recently published index as of the date of award will be compared to the most recently published index as the date of the adjustment. No adjustment shall be made if the referenced change is less than 2%. Total upward adjustment for the contract period, including any option periods shall not exceed 10%. Based in the original or option period contract price, downward adjustments are not limited. Indices are available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 600 E Street N.W., Washington, DC 20212. Telephone: 202/606-7706. Interested contractors may submit a proposal to mailing address UNICOR Federal Prison Industries Inc., Industrial Products Group, 320 First Street, NW Washington, DC 20534 Attn: Alice Calabro, Room 7001A; and (if Hand-carried, Federal Express, UPS, etc.) send to: UNICOR, Federal Prison Industries, Inc., Procurement Branch, 400 First Street, NW, 7th Floor Room 7001A, Washington, DC 20534. Attn: Alice Calabro, Contracting Officer. Reference the solicitation number on the outside of the package. The proposal will be evaluated by the following Best Value Criteria: Price, Past Performance, Technical, and Delivery. UNICOR intends on awarding this requirement on an ?All or None? basis. The following clauses are applicable to this solicitation: 52.204-6, Contractor Identification Number?Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) Number; 52.212-1, Instruction to Offerors?Commercial Items; 52.212-2, Evaluation?Commercial Items; 52.212-3, Offeror?Representations and Certifications- Commercial Items; 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items; 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders?Commercial Items; 52.215-5?Facsimile Proposals; 52.232-18, Availability of Funds; 52-232-33, Mandatory Information For Electronic Funds Transfer Payment; and JAR 2852.270-70, Contracting Officer?s Technical Representative; 52.215-5, Facsimile Proposals, Number 202/305-7353 or 7354. 52.242-15, Stop-Work Order; 52-249-1, Termination of Convenience of the Government Services; and 52.256-2; Inspection of Supplies?Fixed Price and 52.204-3, Taxpayer Identification, 52.216-18-Ordering; 52.216-19?Order Limitations; 52.216-21?Requirements; 52.219-6?Notice of Total Small business Set-Aside; 2852.201.70?Contracting Officer?s Technical Representative; 52.203-6?Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government; 52.203-7?Anti-Kickback Procedures; 52.203-10?Price or Fee Adjustment for Illegal or Improper Activity; 52.219-8?Utilization of Small Business Concerns and Small Disadvantaged Business Concerns; 52.222-26?Equal Opportunity; 52.222-35?Affirmative Action for Special Disabled and Vietnam Era Veterans; 52.222-36?Affirmative Action for Handicapped Workers; 52.222-37?Employment Reports on Special Disabled Veterans and Veterans of the Vietnam Era; 52.225-9?Buy American Act; 52.219-23?Notice of Price Evaluation; 52.225-21?Buy American Trade Act- North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act; 52.222-21?Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; 52.252-2?Clauses Incorporated by Reference. The offeror is required to provide past performance information for the same or similar product from five of the most recent contracts, include the following information: Company name, contact person, telephone number, product/service provided, and dollar value of the contract. Offerors will submit signed and dated offers on Standard Form SF 1449 or Company letterhead stationary along with required certifications and representations, ACH Form. Facsimile proposals are acceptable at 202/305-7353 to the attention of Alice Calabro, Contracting Officer. Offers must be received no later than Thursday, May 13, 2004 at 2:00PM EDT. The proposal must include the company name, address, telephone number, technical description of the items being offered in sufficient detail to evaluate in compliance with the requirements in the solicitation, and a completed copy of Representation and Certifications?Commercial Items and acknowledge all amendments, if applicable. Offeror will hold prices firm for 60 calendar days from the Solicitation closing date. If the offer is not submitted on a Standard Form SF 1449, submit the proposal on Company letterhead, with a statement specifying agreement with the terms and conditions stated in the solicitation. Offerors that fail to furnish required representation and certifications or reject the terms and conditions of the solicitation may be excluded from consideration. All responsible/responsive contractors will be considered for award. Due to electronic payment procedures, all vendors must supply the company ACH information and TIN number. A completed ACH form is required prior to award. A written notice of award or acceptance of an offer mailed or otherwise furnished to the successful offeror within the time for acceptance specified in the offer shall result in a binding contract without further action by either party. Before the offer specified expiration date, the Government may accept an offer or part of an offer after its receipt unless a written notice or withdrawal is received before award. The offeror must specify business size. Specification documents cited in this solicitation may be obtained from the General Services Administration, Federal Supply Service Bureau, Specification Section, Suite 8100, 470 L?EnFant Plaza, SW, Washington, DC 20407. Telephone 202/619-8978. The solicitation package with the detailed specifications along with the Procurement forms will be made available at the UNICOR website: www.unicor.gov. The solicitation package is also available at website: Telephone requests will not be honored. For information regarding this solicitation you may contact Alice Calabro, Contracting Officer, Telephone 202/305-7331 or Fax 202/305-7353. See Note 1.
Place of Performance
Address: 1299 Seaside Avenue, Terminal Island CA,
Zip Code: 90731
Country: US
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