FBO Notice Date 04/25/18
BIDS Reference Number 154
Document Type: Presolicitation
Maintenance, Repair & Rebuilding Of Equipment

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, Nat'l Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, & Kidney Diseases, 20892-5455

J -- FREEZER MAINTENANCE & SERVICE SOL NICHD201800035 DUE 050918 POC Verne Griffin, Email verne.griffin@nih.govINTRODUCTION
THIS IS A PRE-SOLICITATION NON-COMPETITIVE (NOTICE OF INTENT) SYNOPSIS TO AWARD A CONTRACT OR PURCHASE ORDER WITHOUT PROVIDING FOR FULL OR OPEN COMPETITION.

The National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD), in support of the work of the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Disease (NIDDK) intends to award a purchase order without providing for full and open competition to Rees Scientific, 1007 Whitehead Road, Trenton, New Jersey 08638 to obtain Annual PM, calibrations and service contract 109 points that monitor temperature in biological freezers, ultra-low freezers and LN2 freezers. Reese Scientific is the manufacturer and the only authorized dealer for providing maintenance and service to the instrument.

NORTH AMERICAN INDUSTRY CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (NAICS) CODE
The intended procurement is classified under NAICS code 811219 with a Size Standard $20,500,000.00

REGULATORY AUTHORITY
The resultant contract will include all applicable provisions and clauses in effect through the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Circular (FAC) 2005-95 effective 19 Jan 2017.

This acquisition is conducted under the procedures as prescribed in FAR subpart 13-Simplified Acquisition Procedures at an amount not exceeding the simplified acquisition threshold ($150,000) and FAR Subpart 12- Acquisition of Commercial Items.

This acquisition is conducted under the authority of 41 U.S.C. 253(c) under provisions of the statutory authority of FAR Subpart 6.302- FAR 6.302-1-Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements 41 U.S.C. 253(c)(1).

PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE
Base period of 1 year after award with four (4) one-year option periods available.

DESCRIPTION OF REQUIREMENT
VAL-KIT-PRES
Validation Kit for Centron with Centron Presidio Software
Batt1720
Battery Module for UPS backup for C.CEN-ALL
VAL/SERV B 5YR
Comprehensive Five-Year Service Package with full documentation
provided to satisfy regulatory authorities. Comprehensive system test
verifies, calibrates and documents all system functions including
readings, databases, alarms, dial-outs, outputs, reports, and user
programming. Includes Five Year Onsite Service Plan with 24/7
Technical Support. Includes approximately 100 page GMP/GLP IQ/OQ
validation report, 1000 page software validation test report, calibration of
temperature and humidity withtraceable equipment, copies of reference
equipment calibration certificates and onsite refresher training at PM
visit.

CLOSING STATEMENT
This synopsis is not a request for competitive proposals. However, interested parties may identify their interest and capability to respond to this notice. Responses to this notice shall contain sufficient information to establish the interested parties' bona-fide capabilities for fulfilling the requirement and
include: certification to provide OEM service and parts, unit price, list price, shipping and handling costs, the delivery period after contract award, the promptpayment discount terms, the F.O.B. Point (Destination or Origin), the Dun &Bradstreet Number (DUNS), the Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN), and the certification of business size. All offerors must have an active registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) www.sam.gov." If you are a third-party repair vendor provide a signed agreement with the OEM to provide certified technicians and OEM parts. You must also include past performance providing the same or similar service including contract value, period of performance and
points ofcontacts.

A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed contract based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. The information received will normally be considered solelyfor the purposes of determining whether to proceed on a non-competitive basis or to conduct a competitive procurement.

All responses to this notice shall be submitted electronically by 11:00 AM Eastern Standard Time, on Monday May 9, 2018 to verne.griffin@nih.gov .

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/NIH/NIDDKD/NICHD201800035/listing.html