PANHCA-20-P-0000-010505 – Sources Sought – Medical Gases for Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, Ft. Hood TX

Aug 21, 2020 | Sources Sought

The US Army Medical Command, Regional Health Contracting Office-Central, is issuing this sources sought synopsis on behalf of Fort Hood Health Contracting Branch to be used for preliminary planning purposes. No proposals are being requested or accepted with this synopsis. THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION FOR PROPOSALS AND NO CONTRACT SHALL BE AWARDED FROM THIS NOTICE. Any requests for a solicitation in response to this notice will not be honored.

The Regional Health Contracting Office – Central has an upcoming requirement for weekly delivery of Medical Gas; pick up empty gas cylinders, weekly service of equipment to include maintenance of cylinders and maintenance as needed including hydrostatic testing, painting of cylinders, and repair/replacement of valves at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, Texas.

The Medical Gases/Equipment are listed below:

Material Description

Air Medical USP GR N Size E CGA 950

Carbon Dioxide USP Size E CGA 940

Helium Industrial Size 200 CGA 580

Nitrogen NF Size 200 CGA 580

Oxygen USP Size 125 CGA 540

Oxygen USP Size D CGA 870

Nitrous Oxide USP Size D CGA 910

Carbon Dioxide USP 50 LBS CGA 320

Nitrogen NF DEWAR Refill (25Liter)*

Oxygen USP Size EA CGA 870

Carbon Dioxide USP Size E CGA 940 C/O

USP 30% Oxygen Balance Helium Size 200

Nitrous Oxide USP 56 LBS CGA 326

Oxygen USP Size 200 CGA 540 C/O

Carbon Dioxide USP Size 50 LBS Syphon

Nitrogen UHP Gr 5.0 Size 200, CGA 580

Helium Industrial Size 125, CGA 580

Hydro OR Requalification Test Cyl MTNFEE

Nitrogen NF Size 200 CGA 580 C/O

Propane Industrial 32/33 CGA 790

Cylinder Valve Repair/Replacement

Cylinder Painting

Service Charge Labor Cryogenic**

Service Fee Expedited  Delivery

Delivery Charges

This request is anticipated to result in a Firm Fixed-Priced contract. The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code assigned to this procurement is 325120 – “Industrial Gas Manufacturing”. The Small Business Size Standard is 1,000 employees.

The purpose of this synopsis is to gain knowledge of interest, capabilities and qualifications of various members of the Small Business Community to include Section 8(a), Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUB-Zone), Women-Owned Small Business, and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), as well as the interest, capabilities and qualifications of various members of the Large Business community, to compete and perform a Firm Fixed Price Contract for this requirement. The type of solicitation to issue will depend upon the responses to this sources sought synopsis. The Government must ensure there is adequate competition among the potential pool of responsive contractors.

In response to this notice, interested parties shall submit a written Statement of Capability limited up to 5 pages and shall include the following information: 1) Organization name, address, email address, Web site address, telephone number, and size (small versus large business) and type of ownership for the organization; 2) Must provide documentation showing authorization. Must be authorized to provide maintenance and repair services on existing equipment.

The Government is not obligated to, nor will it, pay for or reimburse any costs associated with responding to this sources sought notice. This notice shall not be construed as a commitment by the Government to issue a solicitation or ultimately award a contract, nor does it restrict the Government to a particular acquisition approach. The Government will in no way be bound to this information if any solicitation is issued. A determination by the Government to not compete this proposed contract action based on the responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government.

Interested Offeror shall respond to this Sources Sought Notice no later than the date and time of this notice. All interested businesses must be registered in the Central Contractor’s Registration (CCR) through the System for Award Management (SAM) at to be eligible for award of Government contracts. All responses under this Sources Sought Notice must be emailed to Telephonic inquiries will not be honored.

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