United States - Romas Plastilina Clay

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Opportunity closing date
18 June 2019
Opportunity publication date
05 June 2019
Value of contract
to be confirmed
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This is a combined synopsis and solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6-Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation. Quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. Incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-100 Effective 11 Aug 2018. The synopsis/solicitation number is W91ZLK-19-Q-0071. This requirement is a Total Small Business Set Aside for the brand-name only of Roma Plastillic #1 Green/Grey clay. The associated North America Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code is 339940- Office Supplies (except paper) Manufacturing and the Business Size Standard is 750 Employees. This solicitation is a requirement to procure Roma Plastilina #1 Green/Grey clay to execute ballistic impact testing of mission critical body armor components. Despite the NAICS code of 339940, Office Supplies, this is to procure a specialized type of clay which has been lumped in with the NAICS code of office supplies. The sole manufacturer, Chavant, Inc. of this type of clay has confirmed that NAICS 327124 and 327140 are for clay used in construction, and ceramic tile, therefore they are not associated with this unique of clay. The Government contemplates award of a Firm-Fixed Price (FFP) Purchase Order to the Lowest Priced offeror that meets the specification in the attached Statement of Work (SOW)

Acceptance shall be at destination.
Shipping shall be FOB Destination to:
Aberdeen Test Center (ATC)
358 Michaelsville Rd.
Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), Maryland 21005-5059

Description of Requirements:
Aberdeen Test Center (ATC) is requesting the purchase of the brand-name only of Roma Plastilina #1 Green/Grey clay. The clay will be used to execute ballistic impact testing of mission critical body armor components.

The following are the items and the quantities required:
CLIN 0001 Roma Plastilina #1 Green/Grey clay; Base Year; Required Quantity: 40 Cases per Month for twelve months for a total of 480 cases for one year
Unit Price (per case):__________. Total Amt for one year:_____________.
For specific information, please refer to the Specification attached Statement of Work (SOW).
Instructions to Offerors:
• Please provide a quotation addressing the requirement listed in the attached Specification/SOW. All quotations from responsible sources will be fully considered. Vendors who are registered in the System for Award Management (SAM), www.sam.gov, database prior to award will not be considered. Vendors may register with SAM online at the website link provided.
• All quotations must be signed, dated, and submitted to: Sharon A. Gary, Contract Specialist/Contracting Officer, via email at sharon.a.gary.civ@mail.mil and must be received by June 18, 2019 at 3:00 P.M Easter Time.
• For questions concerning this Request for Quotation (RFQ), vendors shall contact Sharon A. Gary, Contract Specialist/Contracting Officer via email at sharon.a.gary.civ@mail.mil NLT June 17, 2019 at 1:00 P.M Easter Time.
• The Government reserves the right to cancel the referenced solicitation if deemed to be in its best interest.
This solicitation incorporates one or more solicitation provisions by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. The offeror is cautioned that the listed provisions may include blocks that must be completed by the offeror and submitted with its quotation or offer. In lieu of submitting the full text of those provisions, the offeror may identify the provision by paragraph identifier and provide the appropriate with its quotation or offer. Also, the full text of a solicitation provision may be accessed electronically at the following address: http://farsite.hill.af.mil
The following clauses and provisions are incorporated by reference:
52.202-1 Definitions NOV 2013
52.203-3 Gratuities APR 1984
52.204-7 System for Award Management OCT 2018
52.204-13 System for Award Management Maintenance OCT 2018
52.211-17 Delivery of Excess Quantities SEP 1989
52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions--Commercial Items OCT 2018
52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders--Commercial Items JAN 2019
52.223-11 Ozone-Depleting Substances and High Global Warming Potential Hydrofluorocarbons. JUN 2016
52.232-39 Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations JUN 2013
52.233-1 Disputes MAY 2014
52.242-15 Stop-Work Order AUG 1989
52.243-1 Changes--Fixed Price AUG 1987
52.246-16 Responsibility For Supplies APR 1984
52.247-34 F.O.B. Destination NOV 1991
52.249-8 Default (Fixed-Price Supply & Service) APR 1984
52.253-1 Computer Generated Forms JAN 1991
252.203-7000 Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials SEP 2011
252.203-7002 Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights SEP 2013
252.203-7003 Agency Office of the Inspector General DEC 2012
252.204-7012 Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting OCT 2016
252.219-7011 Notification to Delay Performance JUN 1998
252.225-7001 Buy American And Balance Of Payments Program-- Basic DEC 2017
252.225-7008 Restriction on Acquisition of Specialty Metals MAR 2013
252.225-7012 Preference For Certain Domestic Commodities DEC 2017
252.225-7015 Restriction on Acquisition of Hand Or Measuring Tools JUN 2005
252.225-7021 Trade Agreements--Basic DEC 2017
252.227-7015 Technical Data--Commercial Items FEB 2014
252.232-7003 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports DEC 2018
252.232-7010 Levies on Contract Payments DEC 2006
252.239-7001 Information Assurance Contractor Training and Certification JAN 2008
252.243-7002 Requests for Equitable Adjustment DEC 2012
252.247-7023 Transportation of Supplies by Sea APR 2014
EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE FROM MARYLAND RETAIL SALES AND USE TAX (OCT 2012) ACC-APG 5152.229-4900 Exemption Certificate No. 30005004 covers exemption from Maryland Retail Sales and Use Tax.
If you have complaints about this procurement, it is preferable that you first attempt to resolve those concerns with the responsible Contracting Officer. However, you can also protest to Headquarters, AMC. The HQ, AMC-Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC as an Alternative Dispute Resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the General Accounting Office (GAO) or other external forum. Contract award or performance is suspended during the protest to the same extent, and within the same time periods, as if filed at the GAO. The AMC protest decision goal is to resolve protests within 20 working days from filing. To be timely, protests must be filed within the periods specified in FAR 33.103. Send protests (other than protests to the Contracting Officer) to:
Headquarters U.S. Army Materiel Command
Office of Command Counsel-Deputy Command Counsel 4400 Martin Road
Rm: A6SE040.001
Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898-5000
Phone: (256) 450-8165
Fax: (256) 450-8840
E-mail: amcprotests@conus.army.mil
The AMC-Level Protest Procedures are accessible via the Internet at: www.amc.army.mil/amc/commandcounsel.html. If Internet access is not available, contact the Contracting Officer or HQ, AMC, to obtain the AMC Level Protest Procedures.
The AMC-Level Protest Procedures are accessible via the Internet at: www.amc.army.mil/amc/commandcounsel.html. If internet access is not available, contact the Contracting Officer or HQ, AMC, to obtain the AMC Level Protest Procedures.

Opportunity closing date
18 June 2019
Value of contract
to be confirmed

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Department of the Army ACC - APG (W91ZLK) TENANT CONTRACTING DIV United States

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