The United States Coast Guard is seeking contractors interested in submitting proposals for the manufacture and delivery ½ inch (nominal diameter), Type I, General Purpose, Class 2, 6×19 wire rope for various U.S. Coast Guard Units and Cutters. The wire rope shall be manufactured and delivered in accordance with the attached Specification: RR-W-410H dated 22 December 2015
This is a Sources Sought/Market Survey announcement seeking companies that can provide all necessary materials, labor, equipment, facilities and supervision to fabricate and deliver ½ inch wire rope to multiple Coast Guard destinations. The Government anticipates issuing a single solicitation resulting in the award an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Firm Fixed Price contract with an Economic Price Adjustment for steel.
The period of performance is anticipated to be a one year Base Period and 2-One year Option Periods (not to exceed three years if all option periods are exercised by the Government). The performance period of the contract is anticipated to start on/or about September 11, 2021. The applicable North American Industrial Classification Code (NAICS) is 332618, Other Fabricated Wire Product Manufacturing. The Small Business Size Standard is 500 employees. A small business set-aside determination will be made based upon the results of this Sources Sought notice (i.e. if enough small business interest indicate that a set-aside for small business will result in an adequate number of responses for competition purposes).
All interested sources are requested to complete and return the attached Questionnaire by April 1, 2021, no later than 3:00 p.m. via email to Barbara.T.Spruill@uscg.mil and a copy to Courtney.Baker-Williams@uscg.mil. Brochures are not encouraged and will be reviewed. You may call to confirm receipt of your email and address all requests, comments and questions to Barbara Spruill, Contract Specialist/CTR, at phone number (757) 628-4159.
THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. This announcement is to gain industry information in the development of the acquisition plan and in no way obligates the Government. No other sources sought notice will be issued. Competition and set-aside decisions shall be based upon the results of this market research. No solicitation exists at this time; therefore, do not request a copy of the solicitation. This notice is for market research purposes only and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government, nor will the Government pay for any information obtained or provided by responding parties.