The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)  is issuing this Sources Sought Synopsis as a means of conducting market research to identify parties having an interest in and the resources to support this requirement for the following NSNs that are currently primarily sole sourced to SPS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC., CAGE 56878:

5305   003386085   SCREW,CAP,SOCKET HE

5310   001596449   NUT ,SELF-LOCKING,DO

5310   011296887   WASHER,LOCK

5310   011742701   NUT,SELF-LOCKING,PL

5310   012264398   NUT

5310   016170871   NUT,SELF-LOCKING,HE

5320   012974091   RIVET,BLIND

5320   014581991   RIVET,BLIND

5320   014598514   RIVET,BLIND

5325   008593781   STUD,TURNLOCK FASTE

5306   014482778   BOLT,SHEAR

5310   005792164   NUT,SELF-LOCKING,BA

5310   010471025   NUT,SELF-LOCKING,BA

5310   011082676   NUT,SELF-LOCKING,EX

5310   014928069   NUT,SELF-LOCKING,DO

5310   014928073   NUT,SELF-LOCKING,DO

5310   015330231   NUT,SELF-LOCKING,SL

5325   011198246   INSERT,SCREW THREAD

5306   011628522   BOLT,SHEAR

5310   001232499   NUT,SELF-LOCKING,EX

5310   004582846   NUT,SELF-LOCKING,EX

5305   004048199   SETSCREW

5306   011240511   BOL T,SHEAR

5306   011628521   BOLT,SHEAR

5306   011629709   BOLT,SHEAR

5306   011629710   BOLT,SHEAR

5306   016188011   BOLT,SHEAR

5310   003404926   NUT,SELF-LOCKING,EX

5310   006882069   NUT,SELF-LOCKING,EX

5310   009489953   NUT,SELF-LOCKING,EX

5310   010709314   NUT,SELF-LOCKING,EX

5310   011376955   NUT,PLAIN,EXTENDED

5310   011607591   NUT,SELF-LOCKING,PL

5310   013334530   NUT,SELF-LOCKING,PL

5310   013645674   NUT,SELF-LOCKING,BA

5310   015046727   NUT, SELF-LOCKING,H

5310   015161450   WASHER,FLAT

5320   014145635   RIVET,BLIND

5325   011636206   INSERT,SCREW THREAD

5310   008118050   NUT,SELF-LOCKING,EX

5310   010613323   NUT,SELF-LOCKING,BA

5310   010932471   NUT,SELF-LOCKING,DO

5310   012593592   NUT,SELF-LOCKING,BA

5310   014631772   NUT,SELF-LOCKING,EX

5306   011653304   BOLT,CLOSE TOLERANC

The result of this market research will contribute to determining the method of procurement. The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code assigned to this procurement is 332722 (Bolt, Nut, Screw, Rivet, and Washing Manufacturing).

THERE IS NO SOLICITATION AT THIS TIME. This request for capability information does not constitute a request for proposals; submission of any information in response to this market survey is purely voluntary; the government assumes no financial responsibility for any costs incurred. Drawings are not available. 

If your organization has the potential capacity to perform these contract services, please provide the following information: 1) Organization name, address, email address, Web site address, telephone number, and size and type of ownership for the organization; and 2) Tailored capability statements addressing the particulars of this effort, with appropriate documentation supporting claims of organizational and staff capability. If significant subcontracting or teaming is anticipated in order to deliver technical capability, organizations should address the administrative and management structure of such arrangements.

The government will evaluate market information to ascertain potential market capacity to 1) provide services consistent in scope and scale with those described in this notice and otherwise anticipated; 2) secure and apply the full range of corporate financial, human capital, and technical resources required to successfully perform similar requirements; 3) implement a successful project management plan that includes: compliance with tight program schedules; cost containment; meeting and tracking performance; hiring and retention of key personnel and risk mitigation; and 4) provide services under a performance based service acquisition contract.

BASED ON THE RESPONSES TO THIS SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE/MARKET RESEARCH, THIS REQUIREMENT MAY BE SET-ASIDE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES OR PROCURED THROUGH FULL AND OPEN COMPETITION, and multiple awards MAY be made. Telephone inquiries will not be accepted or acknowledged, and no feedback or evaluations will be provided to companies regarding their submissions.

Submission Instructions: Interested parties who consider themselves qualified to perform the above-listed services are invited to submit a response to this Sources Sought Notice by November 23, 2021. All responses under this Sources Sought Notice must be emailed to:

Potential sources shall be capable of furnishing all labor, materials, facilities, and the equipment required to accomplish the new manufacture of the item(s).  Generally, this entails the procurement/manufacture of component parts, inspection, testing, preservation/packaging, and shipping.  Additionally, potential sources may be responsible for supply chain management, logistics planning, forecasting production requirements, long-lead time parts procurement, diminishing manufacturing sources and material shortage issues, and shipping serviceable assets.  The unit prices will be established at the time of a contract award.