FA441720QC022 – Sources Sought – Ice and Water Machines

Aug 25, 2020 | Sources Sought

This announcement constitutes a Sources Sought Synopsis (market survey).  This is not a request for quote (RFQ) or a request for proposal (RFP).  This announcement is for information and planning purposes only and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government, implied or otherwise, to issue a solicitation or award a contract.  The Government will not pay for any cost incurred in responding to this announcement.  Any information submitted by respondents to this Sources Sought synopsis shall be voluntary.

This Sources Sought Notice is for Market Research purposes only.  The information submitted in response to the Sources Sought Notice will not be utilized to determine vendor standing in any future/potential Request for Quote/Request for Proposal, nor will it be utilized to determine if a vendor is qualified to submit a Request for Quote/Request for Proposal for any future/potential requirement.  The notice and the information received shall not be used to determine how well respondents can perform a requirement, which can only be evaluated in response to a solicitation.  Vendors will not receive formal notification or feedback on any information submitted in this Sources Sought request.  All future/proposed submissions/solicitations requirements solicited on a Government Point of Entry will be evaluated independent of any information submitted in response to this Sources Sought Notice.  No vendor will be provided information on solicitations issued on a Government Point of Entry based on this Sources Sought request.

This Sources Sought Notice is relative to the NAICS code 333415.  The Small Business size standard for this NAICS code is 1,250 EMP.  Large and Small Businesses are invited to answer this market survey to determine market capabilities.

Hurlburt Field, FL, is conducting market research to determine the existence of potential sources to provide two Ice and Water Machines with minimum requirements that include: Constructed/able to operate in an outdoor environment/climate conditions, capable of producing 80 – 90 bags (at least 10 lb bags) of ice per day, weight shall not exceed 2000 lbs, include water filteration system, non-commercial subdued paint scheme or covering for the machines, include onsite startup and one (1) year monitoring and customer support.  Must also have an enclosed dispenser for water and ice (cannot require personnel to reach inside machine to scoop out ice) and adjustable to accommodate different size coolers (example “Igloo 5 Gallon Cooler”).

The potential requirement will consist of the contractor providing:

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DESCRIPTION                                             Ice and Water Machines

Ice & Water Machine Salient Characteristics/Requirements:

1. Constructed/Able to Operate in an Outdoor Environment/Climate Conditions

2. Capable of Producing 80-90 bags (at least 10 lb bags) of ice per day

3. Weight shall not exceed 2000 lbs

4. Include Water Filteration System

5. Non-Commerical Subdued Paint Scheme or Covering for Machines

6. Include Onsite Startup and One (1) Year of Monitoring & Customer Support

7. Enclosed Water & Ice Dispenser (Cannot require personnel to reach inside and scoop out ice)

8. Adjustable to Accommodate Different Size Coolers example “Igloo 5 Gallon Cooler”

NOTE: Please submit an electronic response indicating capability to supply the aforementioned item(s) via line card or published description (no more than 3 pages) as well as POC (name, telephone # and email address) along with contractor’s CAGE, DUNS, and the physical location of your facility to the individuals listed within this notice.

Required Information:

Any interested party who can offer all of the above may submit a written reply of not more than 3 pages, addressing each of the above items and defining how their location is capable of ALL of the minimum requirements listed above

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