Sources Sought: 7910–Commercial Upright “18” Vacuums and Wet/Dry Vacuums w/Pumps
Sources Sought Synopsis Only The purpose of this synopsis is to gain knowledge of potential qualified sources and their size classification (hubzone, 8(a), small, small disadvantage, veteran owned small business (VOSB), service disabled veteran owned small business (SDVOSB), or large business) relative to NAICS 335210 with size standards of 1,500 Employees. Note that if VA s pending market research establishes that two or more VOSB or SDVOSB, who are certified in VA s Vendor Information Pages (VIP) site https://www.vip.vetbiz.gov/, can perform the project, VA will set aside the underlying solicitation per 38 U.S.C. Â§8127.Â Responses to this synopsis will be used by the Government to make appropriate acquisition decisions. After review of the responses to this sources sought synopsis, a solicitation announcement may be published on SAM, and/or GSA eBuy. Responses to this sources sought synopsis are not considered adequate responses to the solicitation announcement. General Requirements: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), VA Northern Arizona Healthcare System (VANAHS), has a requirement for Wet Dry Vacuums with pumps and 18 Upright Vacuums. Specific Requirements: This requirement for Wet /Dry Vacuum with pumps and 18 Upright Vacuums, which will be used to remove large amounts of water during monsoon season, address plumbing issues, and to pick waste after floor care at the VA Northern Arizona Healthcare System. Scope: The contractor shall provide both of the specific vacuums, in the quantities and specifications listed in the Salient Characteristics below. Period of Performance: The intended contract period will be 50 days after receipt of order. Salient Characteristics: Commercial Wet/ Dry Vacuum w/Pump must be capable of the following. QTY: 7 24 Gallon tank capacity 100 of water lift via a submersible pump in the tank Must have a front mount squeegee Versamatic Hepa 18 Upright Vacuum or Equivalent must be capable of the following QTY: 13 18 wide cleaning path HEPA filtration Detachable hose 40 electrical cord Participating Healthcare Facilities: VISN 22 West VA Northern Arizona Healthcare System 500 Highway 89 North Prescott, AZ 86313 In response to this announcement, please complete the information below: Company: Address: Contact Name: Phone No: Email: DUNS: Business size information Select all that applies: Small Business Emerging Small Business Small Disadvantaged Business Certified under Section 8(a) of the Small Business Act HubZone Woman Owned Certified Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small in Vetbiz.gov Certified Veteran Owned Small Business in Vetbiz.gov Large Business Other:____________ FSS/ GSA Contract Holder Yes No FSS/ GSA Contract Number Effective Date / Expiration Date Identify any other companies owned (wholly or in-part) by the owners of this business who provide goods or services under the same or a related NAICS codes. Not applicable List: This notice is neither a request for competitive proposal or solicitation of offerors. This notice is to assist the VA in determining sources only and a solicitation is not currently available. If a solicitation is issued it will be announced at a later date, and all interested parties must respond to that solicitation announcement separately from this response. Responses to this sources sought is not a request to be added to a prospective bidders list or to receive a copy of the solicitation. Information received as a result of this notice will normally be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement. This notice does not represent a commitment by the Government to pay for costs incurred in the preparation and submission of information or any other costs incurred as a response to this announcement. Inquiries will only be accepted in writing via email to Jonathan.Ford1@va.gov on or before July 13, 2022 by 3:30 PM PT.
- Original Set Aside:
- Product Service Code: 7910 – FLOOR POLISHERS AND VACUUM CLEANING EQUIPMENT
- NAICS Code: 335210 – Small Electrical Appliance Manufacturing
- Place of Performance: VA Northern Arizona Healthcare System 500 Highway 89 North Prescott , AZ 86313