THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE ONLY. This notice does NOT constitute a request for quote. No formal solicitation document exists at this time. We are seeking information for market research purposes only. The Government will not pay for any information solicited.

The VHA Network Contracting Office 8 (NCO 8) is conducting a market survey to find qualified vendors to provide preventative maintenance services on the Autoclaves and Cart Washers, for the Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville Florida. The proposed NAICS 811219 is applicable to this acquisition; with a size standard of $22.0 Million. The estimated period of performance (POP) one 12-month base and four 12-month option periods.
This is a non-personal services procurement to provide preventative maintenance services on the following equipment (3) AMSCO/Steris Model#3021, autoclaves, (1) AMSCO/Steris Model#Lab250. The Contractor must provide all labor, equipment, tools, material, supervision and other items and services necessary to perform the services as outlined in the statement of work (SOW). See the DRAFT Statement (SOW) for additional details.
Services will be required at the following locations:
Malcom Randall VAMC Chapel, 1601 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608-1197

The VA is mandated by Public Law 109-461 to consider a total set-aside for Service-Disabled-Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB). However, if responses from qualified firms prove inadequate, an alternate set-aside or full and open competition may be considered.
In order to be considered eligible for an SDVOSB or VOSB Set-aside, all interested SDVOSB/VOSB firms must confirm in their response to this Sources Sought Notice that they will meet all the following criteria:
VA Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) 819.7003 – Eligibility
VAAR Clause 852.219-10 SDVOSB Set-Aside or 852.219-11 VOSB Set-Aside
The Limitations on Subcontracting in 13 CFR § 125.6 (applies to all SDVOSB/VOSB set-asides, regardless of dollar value)
852.219-77 – VA Notice of Limitations on Subcontracting Certificate of Compliance for Services and Construction.

All interested parties should respond, in writing via email to No telephone inquiries will be accepted. Your response is required by 11:00 AM EST on Thursday, October 7, 2021. In your response, please include the following:
Company name
Point of contact with email and phone number
Cage Number
DUNS Number
GSA Contract Number, if applicable
Evidence of current SAM registration (see internet site: for more information)
Proposed NAICS code (if different from above)
Capabilities statement, to include experience with contracts of this magnitude
Information describing your interest
Company Socio-Economic SIZE (example large, small, SDVOSB, VOSB, WOSB etc.)
Proof of SDVOSB or VOSB Verification in the Vendor Information Pages (VIP) database, if applicable
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A brief statement on how you will comply with the Limitations on Subcontracting, if applicable
Any questions/suggestions regarding the requirements outlined in the SOW
Any suggestions regarding the appropriate format Price/Cost Schedule