THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT ANNOUNCEMENT, A MARKET SURVEY FOR WRITTEN INFORMATION ONLY. THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION ANNOUNCEMENT FOR PROPOSALS AND NO CONTRACT WILL BE AWARDED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. NO REIMBURSEMENT WILL BE MADE FOR ANY COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH PROVIDING INFORMATION IN RESPONSE TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT OR ANY FOLLOW-UP INFORMATION REQUESTS. NO TELEPHONE CALLS WILL BE ACCEPTED REQUESTING AN RFQ PACKAGE OR SOLICITATION. THERE IS NO RFQ PACKAGE OR SOLICITATION. IN ORDER TO PROTECT THE PROCUREMENT INTEGRITY OF ANY FUTURE PROCUREMENT, IF ANY, THAT MAY ARISE FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT, INFORMATION REGARDING THE TECHNICAL POINT OF CONTACT WILL NOT BE GIVEN AND NO APPOINTMENTS FOR PRESENTATIONS WILL BE MADE.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service – Parlier, CA has issued this sources sought announcement in order to determine if there are existing businesses sources capable of providing an Annual Service Contract for Bio-Rad CFX96 Real-Time PCR S/N 785BR15323, CT022550.
Companies who have the capabilities and experience necessary should submit a Capabilities Statement demonstrating the company’s expertise and experience in relation to the areas specified in this notice. Responses shall include the following information: a. DUNS number b. Company Name c. Company Address d. Type of Company (i.e., large business, etc.) e. Company Point of Contact, Phone and Email Address Teaming Arrangements: All teaming arrangements should also include the above-cited information and certifications for each entity on the proposed team. Responses must be submitted no later than 1:00pm PDT on September 06, 2020 via email to Derek Celedon at Derek.Celedon@usda.gov.
Background: The USDA/ARS Parlier, Ca has a need for a Annual Service Contract (With Option years) for Bio-Rad CFX96 Real-Time PCR S/N 785BR15323, CT022550.
Minimum Performance Requirements:
- Trained and Certified by Bio-Rad Laboratories to perform service and preventive maintenance.
- 1 yr Full On-Site complete support plan.
- Unlimited repair, inclusive travel, parts and labor
- Includes thermal cycler and optical reaction module.
Period of Performance:
Base Year: 09/15/2020 – 09/14/2021
Option Year 1: 09/15/2021 – 09/14/2022
Option Year 2: 09/15/2022 – 09/14/2023