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RFI for Small Business Mfr Only Salt - ABQ - Attachment

General Information

Document Type:FILE
Posted Date:Jun 16, 2017
Category: Ores, Minerals and Their Primary Products
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of Veterans Affairs;VISN/18PHX;777 E. Missouri, Suite 300;Phoenix AZ 85014


RFI# VA258-17-N-0548 (Manufacturer) This is a REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) only. Market research is being conducted to identify any qualified and capable small business manufacturers who are able to provide the following items to the New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM. If you believe your firm is able to provide the product, you are encouraged to respond by the due date for this RFI. Due date for responses is Tuesday, June 20, 2017 @ 2pm EST. Email responses to Mary Michele Whitlock @ Mary.Whitlock@va.gov Indicate the following when responding include the RFI# and: 1) Socio-economic status 2) Which items you can provide 3) If items are on your government contract & contract# 4) If items are open market NAICS Code: 327992, Ground or Treated Mineral and Earth Manufacturing Size Standard: 500 Employees Statement of Work for Water Softener Salt 1. SCOPE OF WORK: The New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System (NMVAHCS), located at 1501 San Pedro Dr. SE, Building No. 6, Albuquerque, NM 87108 seeks a one year (12 months) contract to provide salt for the facilitys Water Softening System. The Vendor shall provide and deliver an estimated 50,000 lbs of salt four (4) times per year to the facility. The delivered salt will be ground on-site and downloaded into the NMVAHCS s 13,000-gallon, Domestic Potable Water Softening Brine Maker Tank at; 1501 San Pedro Dr. SE, Building No. 6, Albuquerque, NM 87108. Constituent Weight Percent Sodium Chloride* 99.1 Calcium Sulfate 0.55 Magnesium Sulfate 0.35 Insolubles 0.01 Moisture 0.05 * As per A.O.A.C. Method 925.57 2. TECHNICAL SUPPORT: The Vendor shall provide unlimited technical support via telephone, e-mail, and/or fax to answer questions pertaining to the material delivered or equipment used. This acquisition does not involve Vendor connection of one or more Vendor-owned IT devices (such as laptop computer or remote connection from a Vendor system) to a VA internal trusted (i.e., non-public network) 3. IDENTIFICATION / BADGES: The Vendor Delivery Vehicle(s) shall bear legible Vendor/Company Logo(s) and/or Distinguishing Signage. All Vendor personnel shall have government approve identification at all times during the entire time he/she is on Government property. I.D. badges shall have an identification picture and shall state the name of the individual and the Company/Vendor he/she represents. The Vendor is to provide a list of names delivering the Salt to the Contracting Officer Representative (COR). 4. DELIVERY (During Normal Working Hours): The COR or designee shall coordinate with the Vendor to schedule delivery of the Salt. The Vendor shall notify the COR when he/she arrives on station. The delivery of the Salt shall be scheduled during the normal working hours Monday thru Friday except Government Holidays 8:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m. Prior to emptying the Salt into the Brine Tank, the Vendor shall provide a complete delivery ticket of Salt delivered to the COR or designee. The delivery ticket must contain a data sheet with a detailed description of the NSF Registered Salt including a Chemical Analysis of the contents. Delivery must occur no later than ten (10) days from receipt of order. DISCLAIMER This RFI is issued solely for information and planning purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation. All information received in response to this RFI that is marked as proprietary will be handled accordingly. In accordance with FAR 15.201(e), responses to this notice are not offers and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract. Responders are solely responsible for all expenses associated with responding to this RFI.

Original Point of Contact

POC Mary Whitlock

Place of Performance

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