USMAPS - Weightlifting Stations
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SOURCES SOUGHT This is a Sources Sought Notice ONLY. The U.S. Government currently intends to award a service contract for the procurement and installation of weightlifting full power racks, which is to be utilized for purposes by the United States Military Academy Preparatory School on a BRAND NAME basis, and is seeking vendors that may be able to supply and perform this requirement in order to support a competitive procurement. Accordingly, the U.S. Government highly encourages all interested businesses (large and small) to respond to this sources sought synopsis. In addition, small businesses in all socioeconomic categories, including 8(a) Business Development Program, Small Disadvantage Business, Historically Underutilized Business Zone, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, and Women-Owned Small Businesses, must describe their identifying capabilities in meeting the requirements at a fair market price (i.e. information which may help support a set-aside). The proposed brand name firm fixed price contract to Sorinex Exercise Equipment, Inc., 193 Litton Drive Lexington, SC 29073, is for a service contract for installation and procurement of Sorinex Base Camp Rack & a Half Uber Package Power Rack. The United States Military Academy Preparatory School currently owns several Sorinex power rack units and Sorinex brand adjustable benches. The requirements include compatibility with currently installed units and specifications to meet the rigorous demands of collegiate-level weight room equipment, and customizable options for the end-user. The statutory authority for the brand name procurement is 10 United States Code 2304(c)(1) as implemented in Federal Acquisition Regulation Far 13.106-1(b)(1), Only One Responsible Source and No Other Supplies or Services Will Satisfy Agency Requirements. This notice does not constitute a Request for Quote (RFQ)/Invitation for Bid (IFB)/Request for Proposal (RFP) or a promise to issue an RFQ, IFB or RFP in the future. This notice does not commit the U.S. Government to contract for any supply or service. Furthermore, the U.S. Government is not seeking quotes, bids, or proposals at this time and will not accept unsolicited proposals in response to this sources sought notice. The U.S. Government will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this notice. Submittals will not be returned to the responder. A determination not to compete this requirement, based upon responses to this notice, is solely within the discretion of the Government. However, if a competitive solicitation is released, it will be synopsized on the Government wide Point of Entry. It is the responsibility of potential offerors to monitor the Government wide Point of Entry for additional information pertaining to this requirement. The NAICS code is 339920, Sporting and Athletic Goods Manufacturing. The PSC is 7810, Athletic and Sporting Equipment. In response to this sources sought, please provide the following: 1. Identify any condition or action that may have the effect of unnecessarily restricting competition with respect to this acquisition and identify alternatives or solutions. Provide the specific aspects that unreasonably restrict competition and the rationale for such conclusion. 2. Name of the firm, point of contact, phone number, email address, DUNS number, CAGE code, identify business size (large business or a small business), and if applicable, a statement regarding small business status (including small business type(s)/certifications(s) such as SDB, 8(a), HUB Zone, SDVOSB, WOSB, etc.), and the corresponding NAICS code. 3. Identify whether your firm is interested in competing for this requirement as a prime contractor or not. Identify subcontracting, joint ventures, or teaming arrangement that will be pursued, if any. 4. Information in sufficient detail regarding previous experience (indicate whether as a prime contractor or subcontractor) on similar requirements (include size, scope, complexity, timeframe, government or commercial), pertinent certifications, etc., that will facilitate making a capability determination.