36C25620Q1054 – Sources Sought – S201–Nilfisk Robotic UV Robots Scrubber

Aug 1, 2020 | Sources Sought

Department of Veterans Affairs
Network Contracting Office 16 – HOUSTON
In Support of the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center (MEDVAMC)

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION
36C25620Q1054
BACKGROUND:
The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center (MEDVAMC) is requesting Nilfisk Robotic UV Robots Scrubber for the house keeping Department. Items required are:

18 EA -ADVOLUTION 20XP 20″ CORD BURNISHER 2000
6 EA- ES4000 RIDER EXTRACTOR 4 CLEANING MODES, ONBOARD CHEMICAL DISP SYSTEM, 120″ WATER-LIFT, WITH 312 AGM
16 EA – SC750 REV DUAL RANDOM ORBITAL 28″, 21 GALLON, TRACTION DRIVE, ONE-TOUCH SCRUBBING WITH 170 LBS OF DOWN PRESSURE, WITH 312 AGM BATTERIES AND ON-BOARD CHARGER

12 EA- COMFORT PAK 6 QUART WITH TOOL KIT, 50″ SAFETY YELLOW CORD 62 DBA, CRI SEAL OF APPROVAL, 4.5 HOSE, S-WAND, QUICK GLIDE MULTI-SURFACE TOOL, CREVICE TOOL,UPHOLSTERY TOOL & DUSTING TOOLS
24 EA- CARPETMASTER 218 DUAL MOTOR UPRIGHT VACUM, 18 INCH (455 MM)
12 EA- EX40 18 INCH EXTRACTOR AND 18LX SELF CONTAINED EXTRACTORS, CRI/SOA APPROVED, 12 GALLON TASK, 1.5 HP 3-STAGE TANGENTIAL DISCHARGE VACUM MOTOR, SOLUTION PUMP 120 PSI, 18″ CLEANING PATH
12 EA- MULTI-PIECE WAND ASSEMBLY W/SOFT AND HARD FLOOR TOOLS
12 EA- HEAVY DUTY SOFT FLOOR WAND, 12″, STAINLESS STEEL WAND ASSEMBLY SINGLE SPRAY JET DRAG HANDLE AND STAINLESS STEEL SHOE
12 EA- 15 FT HOSE ASSEMBLY-VACUUM AND SOLUTION
REQUESTED RESPONSES:
The intent of this Request for Information is to establish sources to define the procurement strategy (e.g set-aside, sole source, unrestricted) for a solicitation that VA intends to post soon. Interested contractors are requested to respond in accordance with the following:
Please respond to this RFI if you can provide the name products listed in section above. In the response please cite your business size status.
If you have an existing GSA or VA, Federal Supply Schedule contract, please include the contract details in your response.
DISTRIBUTORS: You must provide proof that you are an authorized distributor. VA does not accept grey market items.

Please respond to this RFI if you can provide supplies that may be determined EQUIVALENT to the products listed in the table in the background section above. Please provide details on the proposed EQUIVALENT products such as Manufacturer Name, Part Number, and Description.

If you have an existing GSA or VA, Federal Supply Schedule contract, please include the contract details in your response.
DISTRIBUTORS: You must provide proof that you are an authorized distributor. VA does not accept grey market items.

Please note that VA is particularly interested in determining the availability of Small Business Manufacturers. If your company is a small business manufacturer of potentially equivalent items, please respond to this RFI.

Vendors are requested to submit estimated market research pricing with their responses. The estimated pricing will be considered when determining the procurement strategy for the future solicitation. (e.g. if CO determines that capable small businesses cannot provide fair and reasonable pricing, then the solicitation will not be set-aside).

Please note that if no responses to this notice are received, from either authorized distributors of the cited brand name nor from manufacturers marketing a potentially equivalent brand, then this action will be sole sourced to the manufacturer cited in the Background section above.

CONTACT INFORMATION AND RESPONSE DUE DATE:
Please email all responses to Oney.kelly@va.gov. Please respond to this RFI no later than August 05, 2020 by 1300 CST.

DISCLAIMER: This RFI is issued solely for informational and planning purposes and does not constitute a solicitation. Responses to this notice are not offers and cannot be accepted by the Department of Veterans Affairs to form a binding contract. Respondents are solely responsible for all expenses associated with responding to this RFI.

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