36C26324Q0593 – Sources Sought – 6515–437-24-2-775-0048 – Supply – Argon Plasma Coagulation Unit – FARGO

Apr 3, 2024 | Sources Sought

THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE ONLY
The purpose of this Sources Sought is to conduct market research to procure Brand Name or Equal Argon Plasma Coagulation Units. This notice serves to survey the market to ascertain whether-or-not sources are capable of providing the requested supply/services. You also must be an Authorized Distributor for Steris Corporation OR an Authorized Distributor for the manufacture of an equal product if not the manufacture.
This notice also allows potential contractors/vendors to submit a non-binding statement of interest and documentation demonstrating their capability. Please review the DRAFT Statement of Work (SOW) to compare your supply/service to what is requested. Complete the line-items below and submit any documentation supporting your product/service for consideration. Network Contracting Office 23 (NCO 23) is requesting responses from qualified business concerns; the qualifying NAICS code for this effort is 334510 Electromedical and Electrotherapeutic Apparatus Manufacturing. The Small Business Administration (SBA) Size Standard for this request is 1,250 employees.
This Sources Sought is to gain knowledge of potential qualified sources and their size classification(s) (Service Disabled/Veteran Owned Small Business (SD/VOSB), Hub zone, 8(a), small, small disadvantaged, woman owned small business, or large business) relative to NAICS 334510. Responses to this notice, will be used by the Government to make appropriate acquisition decisions. After review of the responses to this notice, a solicitation announcement may be published. Responses to this notice are not considered adequate responses to any corresponding solicitation announcement. All interested offerors are requested to respond to this notice but are required to respond to the official solicitation announcement in order to be awarded the contract.
INSTRUCTIONS:
RESPONSES MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
Primary Information:
Company Name:
Point of Contact (POC) name:
Email address:
Phone number:
Unique Entity ID No. listed in the System of Awards Management (SAM):
Business Size: (Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB), Small Business Other, Small Business, or Large Business) for the NAICS code 334510.
IMPORTANT
If your firm is a Socio-economic Small Business (SDVOSB, VOSB, Hub zone, 8(a), Small, Small disadvantaged, Woman owned small business), please state if your firm is a Nonmanufacturer under the Nonmanufacturer Rule. For more information about the Nonmanufacturer Rule and how it applies to your firm, click on this Small Business Administration link:
https://www.sba.gov/partners/contracting-officials/small-business-procurement/nonmanufacturer-rule
Please check the lines below that apply to your firm:
a. ____ Business size does not exceed 1,250 employees.
b. ____ Firm is primarily engaged in the retail or wholesale trade and normally sells this type of item being supplies.
c. ____ Firm takes ownership or possession of the item(s) with its personnel, equipment, or facilities in a manner consistent with industry practice.
d. ____ Supplies the end products of a small business manufacturer or processor made in the United States.
If a future solicitation requires the Buy American Statute, the following two clauses will apply:

52.225-1 Buy American-Supplies
52.225-2 Buy American Certificate

Please indicate whether you hold a GSA Federal-Supply-Schedule or Indefinite Delivery/Indefinitely Quantity (IDIQ) contract that covers this type of request. If so, please provide the Schedule contract number.
Must have an Authorized Distributor Letter issued from the manufacture if not the manufacture.

The attached SOW is a draft and is NOT finalized. If any portions are unclear, prohibited, and/or you are unsure about the draft description of the requirement please list your comments and/or concerns in your response so they can be addressed.
Response is due by 04/12/2024 at 08:00am CST. Please submit e-mail responses to Christi Melendez, Contract Specialist, at email address: [email protected]. Please place Argon Plasma Coagulation Units RFI 36C26324Q0593 in the subject line of your email. This notice is to assist the Department of Veterans Affairs in determining qualified sources only.

BRAND NAME OR EQUAL for all line-items listed below.

ITEM NUMBER
DESCRIPTION OF SUPPLIES/SERVICES
QUANTITY
UNIT
UNIT PRICE
AMOUNT
0001

2.00
EA
$
$

10135-000 ARGON PLASMA COAGULATION UNIT
LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: 10135-000

Funding/Req. Number: 1
$

0002

2.00
EA
$
$

20134-006 APC 2 PRESSURE REDUCE WITH SENSOR
LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: 20134-006

Funding/Req. Number: 1
$

0003

2.00
EA
$
$

1063-2 ARON GAS TANK-FULL 40 CU.
LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: 1063-2

Funding/Req. Number: 1
$

0004

2.00
EA
$
$

10160-000 VIO 3 ELECTROSURGICAL
LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: 10160-000

Funding/Req. Number: 1
$

0005

2.00
EA
$
$

20180-000 VIO CART W/FOOTSWITCH HOLDER
LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: 20180-000

Funding/Req. Number: 1
$

0006

2.00
EA
$
$

20180-010 VUI CARE WIRE BASKET
LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: 20180-010

Funding/Req. Number: 1
$

0007

2.00
EA
$
$

20180-042 SIDE RAIL
LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: 20180-042

Funding/Req. Number: 1
$

0008

2.00
EA
$
$

20180-141 APC 3 TO VIO CART FASTENING SET
LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: 20180-141

Funding/Req. Number: 1
$
437-24-2-775-0048
0009

2.00
EA
$
$

20189-353 TWO-PEDAL FOOT SWITCHVIO3
LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: 20189-353

Funding/Req. Number: 1
$

0010

4.00
EA
$
$

20192-135 MONOPOLAR CABLE MO 3 PIN
LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: 20192-135

Funding/Req. Number: 1
$

0011

2.00
EA
$
$

VIO3EW EIO EXTENDED WARRANTY
LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: VIO3EW

Funding/Req. Number: 1
$

0012

2.00
EA
$
$

APC3 EXTENDED WARRANT
LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: APC3

Funding/Req. Number: 1
$

GRAND TOTAL
$

NOTES: Issuance of this notice does not constitute any obligation whatsoever on the part of the Government to procure these supplies and/or services, or to issue a solicitation, nor to notify respondents of the results of this notice. No solicitation documents exists at this time; however, in the event the acquisition strategy demonstrates that GSA is a viable option for procuring a solution, the RFQ shall be posted to GSA eBuy where only those firms who currently hold a GSA Schedule with the applicable SIN will be able to respond. The Department of Veterans Affairs is neither seeking quotes nor accepting unsolicited quotes, and responses to this notice cannot be accepted as offers. Any information the vendor considers proprietary should be clearly marked as such. The U.S. Government will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this Sources Sought notice.

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