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Name of Requirement: Modular Walls Action: 36E776-19-AP-0186 Project Number: FP-03

Ohio, United States
Government : Federal
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Request for Information/Sources Sought

**IMPORTANT: Please read this notice in full BEFORE responding!**

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Program Contracting Activity Central (PCAC) is in the process of planning a requirement in which a contractor will be required to provide MODULAR WALLS for use in the new CHULA VISTA COMMUNITY BASED OUTPATIENT CLINIC (CBOC). Please see salient characteristics, delivery specifications, and other mentioned specifications in the Statement of Work (SOW).

The VA is conducting market research and is seeking written responses with information to assist with identifying potential sources that are interested in, and capable of, providing the products described. Please review the information contained herein and identify whether your company has the capability and interest to provide the brand name items listed or equivalent items that possess the salient characteristics as described. Please see section titled SUBMITTAL OF RFI RESPONSE below for what information to include in your company s response.

The VA is requesting vendors answer the following questions in response to this notice.

Are there any specifications for individual items that you believe may be too restrictive when taking into consideration industry standards (see draft Statement of Work)?B What specifications and why?
Are there any accessories for any furniture items that are normally separately priced? What accessories?
Are there any items that you would recommend be purchased separately?B What items and why?
Is there any reason you would not be interested in responding to a solicitation?B What are the reason(s) and why?
Do you have any questions or comments that may otherwise assist us?

Complete responses to this notice will assist the VA in determining any potential set-aside for the requirement. Not providing all information requested in response to this notice may result in the VA being unable to determine a vendor potentially capable of satisfying the requirement and, subsequently, if the rule of two criteria is not met, a specific set-aside category may not be decided by the Contracting Officer.

The requirement that a non-manufacturer supply the product of a small business concern is referred to
as the Non-Manufacturer Rule (NMR) [13 C.F.R. B' 121.406]. To qualify as a small business
concern for a small business set-aside, an offeror must either manufacture the item in accordance with
the Limitations on Subcontracting (see FAR section 52.219-14, 52.219-27 and 13 C.F.R. B' 125.6) or
supply the product of a small business made in the United States.

See attached DRAFT Statement of Work (Attachment 1).
See attached Floor Plans (Attachment A)
See attached Concept Design-Drawings (Attachment B)

If you believe you can meet this requirement, please provide a complete response no later than Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 4:30 PM (Eastern).

The Government requests responders provide the following information:
Company information including name, address, point of contact, and DUNS Number
The make and model information for each item
If an equivalent item will be proposed, cut sheets containing specifications
The contract number of any applicable GSA schedule if one exists from which these items can be procured
Answers to government questions

Further, if you believe a different NAICS code or Product Service Code (PSC) is a better fit for the subject requirement, please provide that information to us as well.

NAICS: 337215 Showcase, Partition, Shelving, and Locker Manufacturing
PSC: 7195 Miscellaneous Furniture and Fixtures

This Request for Information (RFI) is solely for information and planning purposes and does not constitute a solicitation or obligation on the part of the Government. Per FAR 15.201(e), responses to this notice are not considered offers, shall not be used as a proposal, and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract. Neither unsolicited proposals nor any other kinds of offers will be considered in response to this notice. No evaluation letters and/or results will be issued to the respondents; however, the Government does reserve the right to contact any respondent and/or respondent reference to obtain additional information. Currently, no solicitation exists; therefore, please do not request a copy of the solicitation. Any resulting procurement action will be the subject of a separate, future announcement. The information is provided for discussion purposes and any potential strategy for this acquisition may change prior to any solicitation release. The acquisition strategy, evaluation methodology, contract type, and any other acquisition decisions are to be determined.

Arianne De Los Reyes - CS
Victoria Manigault - CO
Sandra Johnson - CO

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