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FBO DAILY - FEDBIZOPPS ISSUE OF MARCH 09, 2018 FBO #5950
SOLICITATION NOTICE

13 -- M18 Smoke Grenade Dyes

Notice Date
3/7/2018
 
Notice Type
Presolicitation
 
NAICS
325130 — Synthetic Dye and Pigment Manufacturing
 
Contracting Office
Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command, ACC - RI (W52P1J), 3055 Rodman Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois, 61299-8000, United States
 
ZIP Code
61299-8000
 
Solicitation Number
W52P1J-18-R-3019
 
Archive Date
4/6/2018
 
Point of Contact
Nicholas J. Brown, Phone: 3097827252
 
E-Mail Address
nicholas.j.brown91.civ@mail.mil
(nicholas.j.brown91.civ@mail.mil)
 
Small Business Set-Aside
N/A
 
Description
U.S. Army Contracting Command - Rock Island (ACC-RI) has a requirement for the manufacturing of the Specialty Colored Dyes used in the M18 Smoke Grenades. The M18 Smoke Grenade is used as a ground-to-ground or ground-to-air signaling device, a target or landing zone marking device, or a screening device for unit movements. The grenades are available in different colors in order to discriminate between mission intent. This requirement will be for the following colored dyes: M18 Green Smoke (Solvent Green 3) Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS): 128-80-3 M18 Yellow Smoke (Solvent Yellow 33) CAS: 8003-22-3 M18 Red Smoke (Disperse Red 9) CAS: 83-38-2 M18 Violet Smoke (Mix, Violet) CAS: 81-63-0 The maximum production requirements for all dyes are estimated not to exceed 160,000 lbs. per year. This procurement will result in a sole source award to Nation Ford Chemical (NFC) under NAICS code 325130, with a small business classification size of 1000 employees or less. In accordance with FAR 6.302-3(b)(1)(i), it has been determined that NFC is the only contractor within the U.S. and Canada capable of producing these colored dyes in accordance with the required military specifications. A five-year, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract is anticipated. F.O.B. Destination. ACC-RI intends to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP), W52P1J-18-R-3019 to Nation Ford Chemical on or about March 22, 2018 with a closing date 30 days after issuance. Please Note: This notice does not constitute an RFP. Responses to this announcement are not proposals and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract. This is not a guarantee of a future RFP or an award. This notice should not be construed as a commitment of any kind by the U.S. Government. The Point of Contact for this notification and any requests/questions may be directed in writing to Nick Brown at Nicholas.j.brown91.civ@mail.mil.
 
Web Link
FBO.gov Permalink
(https://www.fbo.gov/notices/1f741cb9cd47c17ac7be52dc9f7c72f0)
 
Record
SN04846393-W 20180309/180307231817-1f741cb9cd47c17ac7be52dc9f7c72f0 (fbodaily.com)
 
Source
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