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Colombia Police Reform Security Equipment

District Of Columbia, United States
Government : Federal
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This Sources Sought will be used to identify potential sources that are interested in and capable of performing the work described in this "Draft" Statement of Work (SOW). 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. This Sources Sought is issued solely for conducting market research, information and planning purposes and does not constitute a solicitation or obligation on the part of the Government. Neither unsolicited proposals nor any other kind of offers will be considered in response to this Sources Sought. No reimbursement will be made for any costs associated with providing information in response to this announcement and/or any follow-up information requests.

The purpose of this Sources Sought is to communicate and solicit feedback from industry on the "Draft" version of an upcoming overseas requirement for Colombia Prison Reform Security Equipment. Contractors shall provide company capabilities and pictures. The NAICS Code for this requirement is 453998 All Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers.

Please do not provide generic capability statements, as they shall add no value to this Sources Sought. The Government is seeking specific information in conjunction with the specifications of this requirement.

The page limitation for responses is 10 pages.

All responses shall be submitted in writing via email to Dennis M. Fuentes (Senior Contract Specialist) at, no later than 11:00 AM, EST on Wednesday, July 3, 2019.

In order to participate in the resulting RFQ and to be eligible for an award, the proposer must have (i) a current CAGE Code, (ii) a DUNS#, (iii) be registered to do business with the Government of the United States in the System For Award Management (SAM) and not be on the Excluded Parties List:


Company Name    
DUNS Number    
Company Website    
POC Name    



a.    Provide information pertaining to your company's socio-economic status for federal procurement programs (small, HUBZone, 8(a), Women-owned, veteran-owned, etc.) under NAICS code 453998.

The size standard for NAICS 453998 is $7.5M dollars. Unless the SBA has granted a class waiver of the NMR for a particular product, the company will either be required to be the manufacturer of the products offered or qualify for the procurement as a "nonmanufacturer". In accordance with FAR 19.102(f), the applicable size standard for a "nonmanufacturer" is 500 employees.



b.    Is your company the manufacturer of all the products included in Attachment 1?



c.    If your company is not the manufacturer, identify the manufacturers' names, addresses, DUNS numbers, and other pertinent information. Are all manufacturers U.S. small business concerns?



d.    If the manufacturer is not a US small business concern, has the SBA issued a class waiver of the non-manufacturer rule for the product? If so, please identify the applicable class waiver(s).






a.    Provide a list of the products sold by your company meeting the requirements of this Sources Sought. Where a particular standard is included in the Sources Sought, address your company's product compliance with said requirements. Please note that unless explicitly stated all products in Attachment 1 will be solicited on a brand name or equal basis.



b.    Is your company an authorized seller of the above-mentioned products in Colombia? If so, what business licenses does your company possess in Colombia?



c.    What areas of Colombia does your company service? Briefly describe your current logistical capabilities in Colombia.



d.    Provide a brief description of your corporate experience in Colombia and Latin America.



e.    Are the products sold by your company covered under warranty in Colombia? If so, what is the length of the warranty offered? Are repairs handled in country?



f.    Does your company provide training in Spanish? If so, is training accomplished via Spanish speakers or via the use of translators?



g.    Are equipment manuals provided in Spanish?



h.    Would your company need to subcontract any part of the work? Please explain.




a.    List any existing contract vehicles through which the US Department of State can access your company's products and services (i.e. GSA FSS, IDIQs, etc.)




a.    Did your company identify any areas in the draft specifications that present excessive risks or other concerns? If so, please provide detailed information and suggested mitigation.



Dennis M. Fuentes, Senior Contract Specialist, Email

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