|Agency:||Department of the Interior|
|Type of Government:||Federal|
|Posted:||Jul 12, 2018|
|Due:||Jul 17, 2018|
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(ii) Solicitation 140R3018Q0171 is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ).
(iii) The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular number 2005-99.
(iv) This requirement will be small business set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit quotes. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code this acquisition is 327993 Mineral Wool Manufacturing. The small business size standard in number of employees is 1,500.
(v) Line Items -
010 - Noise Control Blankets, Dimensions: 4'W x 12'H 2" Thick, Quantity: 49
020 - Noise Control Blankets, Dimensions: 4'W x 12'H 2" Thick w/windows 40"-56", Quantity: 3
030 - Noise Control Blankets, Dimensions: 4'W x 12'H 2" Thick w/windows 48"-64", Quantity: 8
040 - Noise Control Blankets, Dimensions: Dimensions: 4'W x 8'H 2" Thick, Quantity: 12
050 - 16 Rail Track, 10 FT, Quantity: 4
060 - Hook and Roller Assy., Quantity: 20
(vi) The Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) Hoover Dam Office has a requirement for the supply of noise control curtains and accessories for the noise mitigation project at Hoover Dam's turbine pit area and compressors. The salient characteristics are as follows:
Flammability: ASTM E-84, Class A. Flame Spread: 23, Smoke Developed: 30
Acoustical Performance based on ASTM C 423:
Sound transmission Loss:
Octave Band Frequencies (Hz)
125 250 500 1000 2000 4000 STC
19 22 28 40 56 61 33
Sound Absorption Data:
Octave Band Frequencies (Hz)
125 250 500 1000 2000 4000 NRC
0.19 0.99 0.96 0.80 0.57 0.33 0.85
Acceptable Brands or Equal
1. CURTAIN S.T.O.P. Sound Transmission Loss (BSC-25 w/ 2 lb. Barrier) - ASTM E90 by Acoustical Surfaces, INC
2. QB Blankets/Quilted Fiberglass Absorber by Netwell Noise Control
3. Singer Safety Company Quilted Fiberglass Material Part Number 15-012448
Submit Material Safety Data Sheet
The requirement will be accomplished via issuance of a firm fixed price purchase order. The delivery date is anticipated to be 3-4 weeks after receipt of order. Award will be based on the lowest, technically acceptable offeror.
(vii) FOB Destination
Hoover Dam Warehouse
U.S. 93 NV State Route 172
Boulder City, NV 89006
THE FOLLOWING CLAUSES, PROVISIONS, AND ADDENDUMS ARE APPLICABLE TO THIS COMMERCIAL ITEM ACQUISITION:
(viii) FAR Provision 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items is applicable to this RFQ.
(ix) FAR Provision 52.212-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers:
Award will be made based to lowest price technically acceptable. Required submittals include: Material Safety Data Sheets.
(x) FAR Provision 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items - Quoters shall include in their quote a completed copy of the provision 52.212-03 or completion of the provision online. Offerors may complete the annual representations and certifications online at https://www.sam.gov/.
(xi) FAR Clause 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items
(xii) FAR Clause 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statues or Executive Orders - Commercial Items
The following additional FAR clauses cited in this clause are applicable to the acquisition:
52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Award
52.209-6, Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment
52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Aside
52.219-13, Notice of Set-Aside of Orders
52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Representation
52.222-3, Convict Labor
52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies
52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities
52.222-26, Equal Opportunity
52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities
52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons
52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging while Driving
52.225-3, Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade
52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases
52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management
FAR 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated By Reference
FAR 52.225-25 Prohibition on Contracting with Entities Engaging in Certain Activities or Transactions Relating to Iran-Representation and Certifications.
FAR 52.204-18 Commercial and Government Entity Code Maintenance
FAR 52.242-15 Stop-Work Order
FAR 52.247-34 F.o.b. Destination.
FAR 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors
FAR 52.252-1 Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference
FAR 52.204-16 Commercial and Government Entity Code Reporting
FAR 52.203-18 Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements or Statements - Representation
(xiii) The following are additional contract requirements determined by the contracting officer to be necessary for this acquisition and consistent with customary commercial practices:
DOI-AAAP-0028, ELECTRONIC INVOICING AND PAYMENT REQUIREMENTS-INVOICE PROCESSING PLATFORM (IPP) (APR 2013)
Payment requests must be submitted electronically through the U. S. Department of the Treasury's Invoice Processing Platform System (IPP).
'Payment request' means any request for contract financing payment or invoicing payment by the Contractor. To constitute a proper invoice, the payment request must comply with the requirements identified in the applicable Prompt Payment clause included in the contract, or the clause 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items included in commercial item contracts. The IPP website address is: https://www.ipp.gov.
Under this contract, the following documents are required to be submitted as an attachment to the IPP invoice:
*NOTE: The Contractor shall also submit an electronic copy of the IPP invoice to the Purchasing Agent at email@example.com once the invoice has been submitted to IPP. Failure to email the invoice may cause significant delay or possible rejection of your payment request.
The Contractor must use the IPP website to register access and use IPP for submitting requests for payment. The Contractor Government Business Point of Contact (as listed in SAM) will receive enrollment instructions via email from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (FRBB) within 3-5 business days of the contract award date. Contractor assistance with enrollment can be obtained by contacting the IPP Production Helpdesk via email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (866) 973-3131.
If the Contractor is unable to comply with the requirement to use IPP for submitting invoices for payment, the Contractor must submit a waiver request in writing to the Contracting Officer with its proposal or quotation.
(End of clause)
WBR 1452.225-82 -- NOTICE OF WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT AGREEMENT EVALUATIONS -- BUREAU OF RECLAMATION (MAY 2005)
In accordance with the Agreement on Government Procurement, as amended by the Uruguay Round Agreements Act (Pub. L. 103-465), and other trade agreements, FAR Subpart 25.4, World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement, applies to Bureau of Reclamation acquisitions. In order to apply trade agreements unique to Reclamation, the contracting officer will (irrespective of any other provision or clause of this solicitation) evaluate acquisitions at or above the dollar thresholds listed in FAR 25.402(b) without regard to the restrictions of the Buy American Act.
(End of provision)
WBR 1452.222-80 - NOTICE OF APPLICABILITY - COOPERATION WITH AUTHORITIES AND REMEDIES - CHILD LABOR - BUREAU OF RECLAMATION (JAN 2004)
(a) The clause at FAR 52.222-19, Child Labor, Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies, does not apply to Bureau of Reclamation acquisitions to the extent that the contractor is supplying end products mined, produced, or manufactured in -
(1) Canada, and the anticipated value of the acquisition is $175,000 or more; and
(2) Israel, and the anticipated value of the acquisition is $175,000 or more.
(b) Nonapplicability thresholds for other countries are the same as listed in the FAR clause.
(End of clause)
(xiv) Not Applicable
(xv) Quotes are due July 17, 2018 at 11:00 AM PST. Quotes are to be submitted to Ms. Jennifer Garcia via email to email@example.com.
(xvi) The Point of Contact for this RFQ is Purchasing Agent, Jennifer Garcia. She can be reached by phone at 928-343-8128 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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