OPTION - Liquid Handling System

State: Massachusetts
Type of Government: Federal
  • 66 - Instruments and Laboratory Equipment
Posted: Jan 16, 2021
Due: Jan 22, 2021
Solicitation No: W911QY-21-R-LLHS
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66--OPTION - Liquid Handling System
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General Information View Changes
  • Contract Opportunity Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (Updated)
  • All Dates/Times are: (UTC-05:00) EASTERN STANDARD TIME, NEW YORK, USA
  • Updated Published Date: Jan 15, 2021 08:52 am EST
  • Original Published Date: Dec 15, 2020 10:06 am EST
  • Updated Date Offers Due: Jan 22, 2021
  • Original Date Offers Due: Jan 14, 2021
  • Inactive Policy: Manual
  • Updated Inactive Date: Jul 21, 2021
  • Original Inactive Date: Jul 13, 2021
  • Initiative:
    • None
  • Original Set Aside:
  • Product Service Code: 66 - INSTRUMENTS AND LABORATORY EQPT
  • NAICS Code: 334516 - Analytical Laboratory Instrument Manufacturing
  • Place of Performance:
    Natick, MA 01760
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AMENDMENT NOTICE: This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. The solicitation number is W911QY-21-R-LLHS and is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ), unless otherwise indicated herein. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2021-02. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334516 with a small business size standard of 1,000.00 employees. This requirement is unrestricted and only qualified offerors may submit bids.

The solicitation pricing on www.UnisonMarketplace.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted, and, unless otherwise displayed at www.UnisonMarketplace.com, will end on:

2021-01-22 17:00:00.0 Eastern Time. This time supersedes the Offers Due Time listed above.

FOB Destination shall be Natick, MA 01760

The ACC - APG Natick SPS requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following:
Base Period of Performance: 04/30/2021 - 04/30/2021
LI 001: Complete Automated Liquid Handling System to include computer or other control station, virtual training for at least one (1) user, maintenance plan covering hardware repair and software updates for at least one (1) year, shipping costs, and installation instructions for DEVCOM-SC personnel to install system in accordance with the attached Purchase Description., 1, EA;
Option 1 Period of Performance: 05/01/2021 - 08/01/2021
LI 001: Installation of System by Contractor Personnel to include any travel costs associated to install system at the Combat Capabilities Development Command - Soldier Center (DEVCOM-SC), Natick MA, in accordance with the attached Purchase Description., 1, EA;

Solicitation and Buy Attachments

***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at www.UnisonMarketplace.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.***

For this solicitation, ACC - APG Natick SPS intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, Unison, Inc. Unison Marketplace has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. ACC - APG Natick SPS is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids. All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.UnisonMarketplace.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.UnisonMarketplace.com. Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.UnisonMarketplace.com should proceed to www.UnisonMarketplace.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact Marketplace Support at 1.877.933.3243 or via email at marketplacesupport@unisonglobal.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.UnisonMarketplace.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.UnisonMarketplace.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.UnisonMarketplace.com process. Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or Marketplace Support at 1.877.933.3243 or marketplacesupport@unisonglobal.com.Use of Unison Marketplace: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through Unison Marketplace in compliance with the Unison Marketplace Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive.
New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty.

Bid MUST be good for 90 calendar days after close of Buy.

Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination CONUS (Continental U.S.), which means that the seller must deliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by the buyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination.

This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) at the time an offer or quotation is submitted, excluding the exceptions outlined in FAR 4.1102(a). Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov.

EFFECTIVE JAN 2005, all offerors are required to use “Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) to respond to federal solicitations. To register in ORCA, please go to www.bpn.gov/orca. You must be active in the Central Contractor Registration (www.ccr.gov) and have a Marketing Partner Identification Number (MPIN), to register in ORCA. Failure to register in ORCA may preclude an award being made to your company.

No partial shipments are permitted unless specifically authorized at the time of award.

The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions, which are incorporated herein by reference: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition; FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items - the selected offeror must submit a completed copy of the listed representations and certifications; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, paragraph (a) and the following clauses in paragraph (b): 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34.

The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at http://www.acqnet.gov/far.

The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions, which are incorporated herein by reference: 52.204-9, 52.204-10, 52.204-19, 52.204-24, 52.204-25, 52.209-6, 52.222-3, 52.222-19, 52.222-37, 52.222-50, 52.223-15, 52.225-3, 52.232-8, 52.232-39, 52.232-40, 52.233-4, 52.252-2, 252.203-7000, 252.203-7002, 252.204-7002, 252.204-7003, 252.204-7004, 252.204-7012, 252.204-7019, 252.204-7020, 252.211-7003, 252.223-7008, 252.225-7001, 252.225-7002, 252.225-7048, 252.232-7003, 252.232-7006, 252.232-7010, and 252.247-7023.
Contact Information
Contracting Office Address
  • NATICK , MA 01760-5011
  • USA
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Related Document

Dec 16, 2020[Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (Original)] 66--OPTION - Liquid Handling System
Jan 13, 2021[Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (Updated)] 66--OPTION - Liquid Handling System
Jan 21, 2021[Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (Updated)] 66--OPTION - Liquid Handling System
Feb 11, 2021[Award Notice (Original)] 66--OPTION - Liquid Handling System
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