FBO Notice Date 05/21/18
BIDS Reference Number 201
Document Type: Sources Sought
Medical, Dental & Veterinary Equipment & Supplies

Department of Veterans Affairs, Houston VAMC, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 77030 4298

65 -- 580-18-3-167-0204 Maquet Table Attachments VA256-18-AP-7038 SOL 36C25618Q9434 DUE 053018Oney KellyOney.kelly@va.govDEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRSNETWORK CONTRACTING OFFICE (NCO) 16MICHAEL E. DEBAKEY VA MEDICAL CENTER (VAMC), HOUSTON, TEXAS

REQUEST FOR INFORMATIONVA256-18-AP-7038BACKGROUND:The Houston VAMC has a requirement for the following brand name supplies:Item #Description/Part Number*Qty100249A0Arm rest with articulated arm2100361B0Radial Setting Clamp2100726B0Long positioning plate for universal frame1100164C1Adapter CFK-LGF1118045A0carbon-fibre multi-purpose plate1

REQUESTED RESPONSES:The intent of this Request for Information is to establish sources to define the procurement strategy (e.g set-aside, sole source, unrestricted) for a solicitation that VA intends to post in the near future. Interested contractors are requested to respond in accordance with the following:Please respond to this RFI if you can provide the exact brand name products listed in the table in the background section above. In the response please cite your business size status.If you have an existing GSA or VA, Federal Supply Schedule contract, please include the contract details in your response.

Please respond to this RFI if you can provide supplies that can be determined EQUIVALENT to the products listed in the table in the background section above. Please provide details on the proposed EQUIVALENT products such as Manufacturer Name, Part Number, and Description.

If you have an existing GSA or VA, Federal Supply Schedule contract, please include the contract details in your response.

Please note that VA is particularly interested in determining the availability of Small Business Manufacturers. If your company is a small business manufacturer of similar items, please respond to this RFI.

CONTACT INFORMATION AND RESPONSE DUE DATE:Please email all responses to Oney.kelly@va.gov. Please respond to this RFI nolater than May 30, 2018.

DISCLAIMER: This RFI is issued solely for informational and planning purposes and does not constitute a solicitation. Responses to this notice are not offers and cannot be accepted by the Department of Veterans Affairs to form a binding contract. Respondents are solely responsible for all expenses associated with responding to this RFI.CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/VA/HoVAMC/VAMCCO80220/36C25618Q9434/listing.html