36C24423Q0172 – Sources Sought – 6515–626-003 Midmark Barrier-Free Exam Table The Is Not a Request for Quote

Nov 25, 2022 | Sources Sought

THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION ANNOUNCEMENT. THIS IS A REQUEST FOR INFORMATION ONLY. This Request for Information (RFI) is intended for information and planning purposes only at this time; and shall not be construed as a solicitation or as an obligation on the part of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Because this is a Request for Information announcement, no evaluation letters and/or results will be issued to the respondents.

No solicitation exists. Therefore, do not request a copy of a solicitation.

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), VISN 4 Network Contracting Office (NCO 4), Wilmington is seeking information and potential qualified sources capable of meeting the following minimum requirements and salient characteristics below for the 626 Midmark Barrier-Free Exam Table.

Draft of Statement of Need

1.Contract Title Midmark 626 Barrier Free Exam Chair
2.Background. With the new Primary Care PACT, one (1) exam table is needed to fill the new exam room (1232) in Wilmington- Primary Care. The Teams has a tentative start date of January 1, 2023; with an equipment delivery date of January 09, 2023 on all items.
3. Salient Characteristics
Patient Weight Capacity: 650 lb (295 kg).
Height: Uncompressed: 15.5″Low/37″ High; (39 cm/94 cm).
Compressed: 14.6″ Low (36 cm).
Premium Upholstery Dimensions (top): 28″ W x 60″ L; (71 cm/152 cm).
Length with Footrest Extended: 76″ (193 cm).
Pelvic Tilt: 5 1/5°.
Heated Drawer (24.6 Watt).
Heated Drawer Temperature: 92°F to 112°F at 115 VAC input voltage, 70°F ambient.
Paper Roll Holder: Holds 24″ x 3.56″ dia. paper roll (61 cm x 9 cm).
Electrical Receptacle: Electrical Draw: 4 A Hospital-grade, electrical receptacles on left and right
Sides.
Table Weight: 435 lb (197 kg)
Shipping Weight: 485 lb (220 kg)
One (1): 626 Midmark Barrier-Free Exam Table w/Scale, Recessed Rollers, Drawer Heater, Pelvic Tilt & Electrical Receptacle-Base Only.
One (1): Upholstery Top – 626 28″ Premium Specify Color BLACK
One (1): Patient Support Rails Plus, Field Installed Included: Midmark Delivery Service – On-Site Delivery and Setup of all equipment as specified
4. Performance Monitoring. None
5. Security Requirements. No special security requirements are anticipated.
6. Government-Furnished Equipment (GFE)/Government-Furnished Information (GFI). None is anticipated
7. Other Pertinent Information or Special Considerations.
a. Identification of Possible Follow-on Work. No follow-on work is anticipated.
b. Identification of Potential Conflicts of Interest (COI). No COI is anticipated.
c. Identification of Non-Disclosure Requirements. N/A
d. Packaging, Packing and Shipping Instructions. Equipment to be shipped 30 days within
receipt of order.
e. Inspection and Acceptance Criteria. Equipment will be inspected upon receipt and if no
damages are incurred during shipping equipment will be accepted.
9. Risk Control none identified
10. Place of Performance. equipment to be shipped directly to:

WILMINGTON-VAMC
PC-BLDG #1, RM-1232
1601 KIRKWOOD HWY
WILMINGTON,DE 19805

Please answer the following questions:

Please indicate the size status and representations of your business, such as but not limited to: Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB), Hubzone, Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB), Large Business, etc.)?
Are you the manufacturer, distributor, or an equivalent solution to the items being referenced above?
If you are a large business, do you have any designated distributors? If so, please provide their company name, telephone, point of Contact and size status (if available).
Does your company have an FSS contract with GSA or the NAC or are you a contract holder with any other federal contract? If so, please provide the contract number.
General pricing of your products/solution is encouraged. Pricing will be used for the purpose of market research only. It will not be used to evaluate for any type of award.
This is not a Request for Quote/Proposal or an announcement of a solicitation and no solicitation package exists at this time. Your responses will be used solely for market research purposes of the Government. The Government will not pay for any materials provided in response to this notice and submissions will not be returned to the sender. VOSBs and SDVOSBs must be registered and verified in VIP for consideration.

The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code for this requirement is 339113 and the small business size standard is 750 employees.

This RFI will be conducted in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 8. Responses must be received via e-mail to Sherrie.Thompson2@va.gov no later than, 5 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on December 5, 2022. This notice will help the VA in determining available potential sources only. Reference 36C24423Q0172 in the subject of the email response.

Do not contact VA Medical Center staff regarding this requirement, as they are not authorized to discuss this matter related to this procurement action. All questions will be addressed by the Contracting Specialist, Sherrie Thompson.

All firms responding to this Request for Information are advised that their response is not a request for proposal, therefore will not be considered for a contract award.

If a solicitation is issued, information will be posted on the beta.Sam website for all qualified interested parties at a later date and interested parties must respond to this Sources Sought Notice to be considered for a set-aside. This notice does not commit the government to contract for any supplies or services. The government will not pay for any information or administrative cost incurred in response to this Request for Information (RFI). Information will only be accepted in writing by e-mail to Contract Specialist at Sherrie.Thompson2@va.gov

DISCLAIMER

This RFI is issued solely for information and planning purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation. All information received in response to this RFI that is marked as proprietary will be handled accordingly. Responses to this notice are not offers and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract. Responders are solely responsible for all expenses associated with responding to this RFI.

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