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FBO DAILY - FEDBIZOPPS ISSUE OF MARCH 09, 2018 FBO #5950
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66 -- Microscopes/Lab Equipment - NIKON BRAND NAME OR EQUAL SPRINGFIELD & JOPLIN CBOC - Attachment

Notice Date
3/7/2018
 
Notice Type
Attachment
 
NAICS
333314 — Optical Instrument and Lens Manufacturing
 
Contracting Office
ALEXANDRIA VA HEALTH CARE SYSTEM;NETWORK CONTRACTING OFFICE 16;ALEXANDRIA VA HEALTH CARE SYSTEM;PO BOX 69004;ALEXANDRIA LA 71306-9004
 
ZIP Code
71306-9004
 
Solicitation Number
36C25618Q0403
 
Response Due
3/16/2018
 
Archive Date
5/15/2018
 
Point of Contact
Arlene Blade
 
E-Mail Address
466-4281<br
 
Small Business Set-Aside
Veteran-Owned Small Business
 
Description
COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS General Information Document Type: Combined Solicitation/Synopsis Solicitation Number: 36C25618Q0403 Posted Date: March 7, 2018 Original Response Date: March 16, 2018 Current Response Date: March 16, 2018 Product or Service Code: 6640 Laboratory Equipment and Supplies Set Aside (SDVOSB/VOSB): VOSB NAICS Code: 333314 Optical Instrument and Lens Manufacturing Contracting Office Address Network Contracting Office 16 Alexandria VA Health Care System 2495 Shreveport Highway Pineville, LA 71360 Description This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) subpart 12.6, Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested, and a written solicitation document will not be issued. This solicitation is a request for quotations (RFQ) with a VOSB set aside. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-96. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 333314, with a small business size standard of 500 employees. The Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks, 110 North College Avenue, Fayetteville, AR is seeking to purchase a total of four (4) NIKON Brand Name or Equivalent Upright microscopes, 2 Hematology microscopes and 2 Urinalysis microscopes for its Springfield and Joplin, MO Community Based Outpatient Clinics. Interested vendors are required to include in their electronic response: Qualifications, capabilities, and experience for providing this product; Business size/Socioeconomic status; If the product is on the Federal Supply Schedule or the Open Market; and Memo or correspondence which authorizes distributor to distribute the manufacturer s products. All interested companies shall provide quotations for the following: Supplies Line Item Description Quantity Unit Price Total Price 0001 Ci-L Ergo PKG - Ci-L Stand, 6x Nosepiece, Ergo Binoc,10x/22 Eyepieces. H Ceramic Stage w/1S Holder, Cover to include: DELIVERY, SET UP AND TRAINING PN MBA950LP JOPLIN CBOC 2 EA 0002 Abbe Condenser, 0.90na (4-100X) W.D.1.9mm (White Top) PN MBL71105 JOPLIN CBOC 2 EA 0003 CFI Plan 10X A/.25 10.5mm WD PN MRL00102. JOPLIN CBOC 2 EA 0004 CFI Plan 40X A/.65 0.56mm WD PN MRL00402 JOPLIN CBOC 2 EA 0005 CFI Plan 50X/.90 Oil 0.35mm WD PN MRL01502 JOPLIN CBOC 1 EA 0006 CFI Plan 100X A/1.25 Oil 0.20mm WD PN MRL01903 JOPLIN CBOC 1 EA 0007 POWER CORD PN 79035 JOPLIN CBOC 2 EA 0008 Ci-L Ergo PKG - Ci-L Stand, 6x Nosepiece, Ergo Binoc,10x/22 Eyepieces. H Ceramic Stage w/1S Holder, Cover to include: DELIVERY, SET UP AND TRAINING PN MBA950LP SPRINGFIELD CBOC 2 EA 0009 Abbe Condenser, 0.90na (4-100X) W.D.1.9mm (White Top) PN MBL71105 SPRINGFIELD CBOC 2 EA 0010 CFI Plan 10X A/.25 10.5mm WD PN MRL00102. SPRINGFIELD CBOC 2 EA 0011 CFI Plan 40X A/.65 0.56mm WD PN MRL00402 SPRINGFIELD CBOC 2 EA 0012 CFI Plan 50X/.90 Oil 0.35mm WD PN MRL01502 SPRINGFIELD CBOC 1 EA 0013 CFI Plan 100X A/1.25 Oil 0.20mm WD PN MRL01903 SPRINGFIELD CBOC 2 EA 0014 POWER CORD PN 79035 SPRINGFIELD CBOC 2 EA Requirements/specifications for hematology microscopes: Basic ergo binocular main body Microscope standard arm Ergonomic binocular head with tilting and telescoping feature that can be adjusted to allow comfortamble viewing positions. Focusing stroke on the microscope should be minimal, no more than up 4mm/down 27mm. (2ea) 10x eyepieces, (2ea) 10mm High Eyecups Sextuple Nosepiece Right hand stage with single slide holder. Dry type condenser Pre-centered lamphouse Neutral density filter 10X objective lens 40x objective lens 50X oil immersion objective 100X oil immersion objective AC Power cord. Dust cover for microscope Compatible with our current Nikon objectives preferred Includes installation, set up and training Requirements/specifications for urinalysis microscopes: Basic ergo binocular main body Microscope standard arm Ergonomic binocular head with tilting and telescoping feature that can be adjusted to allow comfortamble viewing positions. Focusing stroke on the microscope should be minimal, no more than up 4mm/down 27mm. (2ea) 10x eyepieces, (2ea) 10mm High Eyecups Sextuple Nosepiece Right hand stage with single slide holder. Dry type condenser Pre-centered lamphouse Neutral density filter 10X objective lens 40x objective lens AC Power cord. Dust cover for microscope Compatible with our current Nikon objectives preferred Includes installation, set up and training Delivery shall be provided as stated below. Delivery terms FOB destination. The contractor shall deliver line item(s) 0001 to 0007 to: Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks Joplin Community Based Outpatient Clinic 3015 S Connecticut Avenue Joplin, MO 64804 NOTE: Delivery to the Joplin CBOC Lab not before 8/15/2018, but not later than 9/30/2018. The contractor shall deliver line item(s) 0008 to 0014 to: Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks Springfield CBOC 1850 W Republic Road Springfield, MO 65810 NOTE: Delivery to the Springfield CBOC Lab not before 6/1/2018, but not later than 7/15/2018 Place of Performance Address: Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks Joplin Community Based Outpatient Clinic 3015 S Connecticut Avenue Joplin, MO 64804 AND Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks Springfield CBOC 1850 W Republic Road Springfield, MO 65810 Country: UNITED STATES Award shall be made to the quoter whose quotation offers the lowest price technically acceptable, considering technical capability, past performance, and price. The government will evaluate information based on the following evaluation criteria: "(1) technical capability factor "meeting or exceeding the requirement, (2) past performance, and (3) price"].     Technical and past performance are as important as price. The full text of FAR provisions or clauses may be accessed electronically at http://acquisition.gov/comp/far/index.html. The following solicitation provisions apply to this acquisition: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items (JAN 2017). ADDENDUM to FAR 52.212-1 INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS COMMERCIAL ITEMS Provisions that are incorporated by reference (by Citation Number, Title, and Date), have the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. The following provisions are incorporated into 52.212-1 as an addendum to this solicitation: 52.212-2, Evaluation - Commercial Items:   The Government will award a Firm-Fixed Price contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible contractor whose quotes conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government. Award will be made to the lowest priced quote that meets or exceeds ALL requirements of this solicitation. The Content of the Non Price Factors/Technical Part detailed below must also be included with the package. Prospective Contractors are required to submit two separate documents; one (1) Part A Technical Part and one (1) Part B Price Part IAW Schedule list above. If both Parts are not received, the quote will be considered non-responsive, and will not be considered for award. Quotes must be electronically submitted on or before the Solicitation close date and time 10:00 AM CST on March 16, 2018. No faxed or hand-delivered quotes will be accepted. Submit quotes to arlene.blade@va.gov. Part A - Content of the Non Price Factors/Technical Part will be evaluated on Pass / Fail basis Ability to meet the technical/performance specifications of the Item Description and quantity Item quoted must meet at the minimum the salient characteristics of item described within the Schedule above. Offeror to provide technical brochures to support functionality features of the items required.   In addition, Electronic data or virtual link in order to examine capabilities shall be provided.  Offerors shall provide in detail for each specification that is required that the particular specification is or is not offered with a reference to the quote/brochure/data provided that the specification required is in fact offered.   If offering a product that specified herein, the vendors are required to provide descriptive literature in sufficient detail to determine if the items quoted are technically acceptable. Offeror shall also provide evidence of being an Authorized Reseller (Distributor) for product offered.   This can be substantiated with a link to Manufacturer s web site that supports offeror s distributorship or other proof from the manufacturer. Vendor shall be an OEM, authorized dealer, authorized distributor or authorized reseller for the proposed medical supplies, medical equipment and/or services contracts for maintenance of medical equipment (i.e. replacement parts), verified by an authorization letter or other documents from the OEM, such that the OEM s warranty and service are provided and maintained by the OEM.   All software licensing, warranty and service associated with the medical supplies, medical equipment and/or services contracts for maintenance of medical equipment shall be in accordance with the OEM terms and conditions. New Equipment ONLY: No remanufactured or Gray Market items: Gray market items are Original Equipment Manufacturer s (OEM) goods sold through unauthorized channels in direct competition with authorized distributors. This procurement is for new OEM medical supplies, medical equipment and/or services contracts for maintenance of medical equipment (i.e. replacement parts) for VA Medical Centers.   No remanufactures or gray market items will be acceptable. The delivery of gray market items to the VA in the fulfillment of an order/award constitutes a breach of contract.   Accordingly, the VA reserves the right enforce any of its contractual remedies. This includes termination of the contract or, solely at the VA s election, allowing the Vendor to replace, at no cost to the Government, any remanufactured or gray market item(s) delivered to a VA medical facility upon discovery of such items.   If contractor fails to provide sufficient Part A information or the information has not passed the evaluation, the quote will be deemed not acceptable and will not be further evaluated. Part B - Content of the Price part Price schedule Total price for CLINs as described in Schedule above. If your submission to this RFQ does not follow the requirements above your company risks not being considered for award. Phone calls will not be accepted, all question and or concerns must be submitted via email to arlene.blade@va.gov by Close Of Business March 13, 2018. RFQ close date will not be extended. FAR 52.212-3, Offerors Representations and Certifications Commercial Items (NOV 2017) Offerors must complete annual representations and certifications on-line at http://orca.bpn.gov in accordance with FAR 52.212-3, Offerors Representations and Certifications Commercial Items. If paragraph (j) of the provision is applicable, a written submission is required. The following contract clauses apply to this acquisition: FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions Commercial Items JAN 2017 FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders (JAN 2018) The following subparagraphs of FAR 52.212-5 are applicable: Subparagraph (b)(1), (b)(4), (b)(8), (b)(22), (b)(25), (b)(26), (b)(27), (b)(28), (b)(30), (b)(33), (b)(44), (b)(51), (b)(58), FAR 52.211-6 BRAND NAME OR EQUAL (AUG 1999) (a) If an item in this solicitation is identified as "brand name or equal," the purchase description reflects the characteristics and level of quality that will satisfy the Government's needs. The salient physical, functional, or performance characteristics that "equal" products must meet are specified in the solicitation. (b) To be considered for award, offers of "equal" products, including "equal" products of the brand name manufacturer, must (1) Meet the salient physical, functional, or performance characteristic specified in this solicitation; (2) Clearly identify the item by (i) Brand name, if any; and (ii) Make or model number; (3) Include descriptive literature such as illustrations, drawings, or a clear reference to previously furnished descriptive data or information available to the Contracting Officer; and (4) Clearly describe any modifications the offeror plans to make in a product to make it conform to the solicitation requirements. Mark any descriptive material to clearly show the modifications. (c) The Contracting Officer will evaluate "equal" products on the basis of information furnished by the offeror or identified in the offer and reasonably available to the Contracting Officer. The Contracting Officer is not responsible for locating or obtaining any information not identified in the offer. (d) Unless the offeror clearly indicates in its offer that the product being offered is an "equal" product, the offeror shall provide the brand name product referenced in the solicitation. All quotations shall be sent to the Alexandria VA Health Care Center at arlene.blade@va.gov., This is an open-market combined synopsis/solicitation for products as defined herein.    The government intends to award a purchase order as a result of this combined synopsis/solicitation that will include the terms and conditions set forth herein. To facilitate the award process, all quotes must include a statement regarding the terms and conditions herein as follows: "The terms and conditions in the solicitation are acceptable to be included in the award document without modification, deletion, or addition." OR "The terms and conditions in the solicitation are acceptable to be included in the award document with the exception, deletion, or addition of the following:" The quoter shall list exception(s) and rationale for the exception(s). Submission shall be received not later than 10:00 AM on March 16, 2018. Late submissions shall be treated in accordance with the solicitation provision at FAR 52.212-1(f). Only electronically (emailed) submitted quotes will be accepted. Quotes shall be submitted to arlene.blade@va.gov and include in the Subject Line: RFQ 36C25618Q0403 MICROSCOPES. Any questions or concerns regarding this solicitation should be forwarded in writing via e-mail to the Contracting Officer, Arlene A. Blade @ arlene.blade@va.gov. Point of Contact ARLENE A. BLADE Contracting Officer PH: 318-466-4281 EMAIL: arlene.blade@va.gov
 
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Document(s)
Attachment
 
File Name: 36C25618Q0403 36C25618Q0403.docx (https://www.vendorportal.ecms.va.gov/FBODocumentServer/DocumentServer.aspx?DocumentId=4131547&FileName=36C25618Q0403-000.docx)
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