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66 -- Consolidated Sterilizer System

Notice Date
Notice Type
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Contracting Office
421 North Main St, Leeds, MA 01053
ZIP Code
Solicitation Number
Response Due
Archive Date
Point of Contact
Name: Kolleen Blanton, Title: Purchasing Agent, Phone: 4135844040, Fax: 4135823119
E-Mail Address
Small Business Set-Aside
Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice.The solicitation number is VA241-13-Q-0678 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein.The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2005-66. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 339112 with a small business size standard of 500.00 employees.This requirement is a [ Service-Disabled Veteran Owned ] set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit bids.The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2013-06-12 15:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be White River Junction, VT 05009 The VHA NCO 01 - 631 - Northampton, MA requires the following items, Brand Name or Equal, to the following: LI 001: Model 3AV-ADVPLUS MFG: Consolidated Sterilizer Systems Consolidated Model 3AV-ADVPLUS: 20" x 20" x 38" with the following: *Chamber/Jacket Material: Nickel-Clad Chamber, Carbon Steel Jacket for SSR-3A *Air Removal Method: Standard Hi-Vacuum System with Water Ejector *Paneling Configuration: Stainless Steel Cabinet Mounting with Top Panel *Shelving Configuration: Upgrade -Stationary Bottom Shelf & (1) Upper Extendable Shelf with 1 angle Shelf support in center(SSR Units) *House Steam liquid Cycle Enhancement: Automatic Jacket Blowdown Allen-Bradley Micrologix PLC Control System (Controls Mounted on the Left-side) Touchscreen 6" Monochrome Display Alpha Numeric Impact Printer Ethernet Communication Port Surge Suppressor for Controls Emergency Manual Override Door Safety Lock ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) U-1 Code Stamping 1/2" Thermocouple Port Electrical Specifications: Controls -110 Volts, 1 Phase UL, cUL Listed EZ-Glide Vertical Sliding Door with Non-Stick Gasket Whisper-Quiet, On-Board Air Compressor (Supplied if house air is not available. Please advise if air is available). Automatic Wastewater Cooling System to Bring Temperature of Waste to 140 Degrees F End-of-Cycle Vacuum Drying Fully Opening Front Service Panel **Controls and utilities on the right side, 1, EA; LI 002: Waste Water Cooling Option: Water-Eco Vacuum Plus-Water Recycling and Recirculation System System used in lieu of standard Automatic Wastewater Cooling feature. A facility chilled water building supply (supplied by others) is required for this option. NOTE: This option requires an additional skid to be located directly adjacent to the sterilizer, 1, EA; LI 003: Temperature Controlling Feature: Load Control Probe, 1, EA; LI 004: Loading Configurations: SSR-3A Cart & Carriage, 1, EA; LI 005: Alarm Option: Stainless Chamber/Jacket Flood Switch, 1, EA; LI 006: Additional Option: Advanced Performance cycle: Low-Temp Controls (78-100C), 1, EA; LI 007: Additional Option: ADV-PLUS SteriNET Connex-Remote Monitoring System & Live Factory Support. Allows remote access to the sterilizer by Consolidated engineers for rapid-service troubleshooting. Includes 1 year of free software updates. A standard analog, direct phone line connection near the autoclave is required., 1, EA; LI 008: Installation, 1, EA; LI 009: De-Installation of existing unit, 1, EA; LI 010: Warranty information, 1, EA; Solicitation and Buy Attachments ***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at www.fedbid.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.*** For this solicitation, VHA NCO 01 - 631 - Northampton, MA intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. VHA NCO 01 - 631 - Northampton, MA is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids.All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com.Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process.Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com.Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov. The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions, which are incorporated herein by reference: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition; FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items - the selected offeror must submit a completed copy of the listed representations and certifications; 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, paragraph (a) and the following clauses in paragraph (b): 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34. The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at https://www.acquisition.gov/far/. New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty. In addition to any VHA buy terms entered in FedBid, the Seller (Bidder) has reviewed and acknowledges any attached solicitation documents, item details, delivery schedule, and/or instructions to Seller (collectively referred to as requirements), and agrees to all terms and conditions set forth in the solicitation documents. While additional support documentation (e.g. Seller Attachments) may be requested, pricing shall be entered as a 'bid' in the reverse auction - offline pricing is not an acceptable bid. At the conclusion of the reverse auction, if attached to the buy, the apparent winning bidder shall be required to complete the solicitation documents prior to award. Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after close of Buy. Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination CONUS (Continental U.S.), which means that the seller must deliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by the buyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination.
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Address: White River Junction, VT 05009
Zip Code: 05009-0001
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