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Request for Information/Proposal (Market Research)


FPI-RFI-LED LIGHTING                                                                          

Issue Date: September 5, 2019

Submittal Due Date:   September 12, 2019 @10:00 am EST

Issuing Company:   UNICOR, Federal Prison Industries, Inc.

                                    Office Furniture Group

                                 400 First Street, NW

                                    Washington, DC 20534

                                    POC: Tiffani Balestrini, Contract Specialist




Please respond to the questions below and return via email to  by 10:00am Thursday September 12, 2019 at 10:00 am EST.   Additional questions or communication should be sent by email to   All material in this request are considered confidential and shall not be used by the Respondent for any reason other than responding to this request.   This is a Request for Information (RFI) and your response is NOT an offer.    The results of this Request for Information (RFI) will be used to develop an Acquisitions Strategy, AND WILL NOT RESULT IN A CONTRACT OF ANY TYPE.


This request does not obligate UNICOR OFG to pay any cost that any Respondent incurs in the preparation of its response.  All cost associated with the preparation of a response to this request will be borne solely by the Respondent.  All submitted responses shall become the property of UNICOR OFG and will not be returned.


GENERAL:   The supplies to be furnished under any award made will include various sizes of gray/silver under mount LED task lighting to be used in the production of wood, laminate and systems office furniture.  The materials will be delivered to multiple geographic locations throughout the United States.   A listing of the majority of materials and shipping points will be included in this RFI.  

UNICOR, FPI is seeking information about the Contractor's capability to provide all the listed materials to the various locations listed.   All interested parties shall furnish the following minimum information:

•1.      Name of Company

•2.      Telephone number, Fax Number and email address

•3.      Brief summary of company history and capability to meet requirements

•4.      Business Size (ie Large, Small, Socio Economic Category)

•5.      State if Company is Manufacturer or Non-Manufacturer

•6.      If your firm is ISO 9001 certified

•7.      Your offered products Green certifications or qualities (UL Certification).

•8.      Your firm's ability to offer additional sizes, colors/finishes if required by UNICOR customers at a later date if required.

•9.      Your firms Inventory Management Plan to maintain inventory to meet UNICOR product demands.

•10.  Your firm's ability to expedite any deliveries to UNICOR if required.

•11.  Any other information contractor deems pertinent to this request.

•12.  Origin/place of manufacture of products.   Are parts used produced domestically/foreign?   Is the end product manufactured domestically or overseas?

Any questions as a result of this Request for Information (RFI) shall be addressed in writing to no later than 2:00 pm EST Monday September 9, 2019.    No phone calls will be accepted to address any questions or concerns resulting from this Request for Information (RFI).


Delivery locations are as follows:


•o   UNICOR, FCI Ashland KY, Route 716, Ashland KY  ,  41101

•o   FCC Coleman, 846 NE 54th Terrace, Coleman, FL 33521


•·         Once a solicitation is issued any prospective offeror must be registered in the Systems for Award Management (SAM) before award can be made.

•·         UNICOR's desired lead time is fourteen (14) days for all sizes

•·         Shipping costs are FOB Destination to UNIOCR's designated shipping point.

•·         Payment terms are thirty (30) and are made via electronic payment.



Below are the colors/sizes that are offered to UNICOR's Customers.    When preparing your response to this Request for Information (RFI), ALL items listed below should be considered in your response on your firm's capability to provide all sizes listed.






Lights must

•o   Be able to mount both left and right

•o   Light must be low profile

•o   Mount by bracket and screws as well as have a magnetic fastener option.

•o   Cord management clips as option


Response Deadline:    Thursday September 12, 2019 at 10:00 am EST

For planning and scheduling purposes, to insure being included in our market research for these products, responses must be received no later that 10:00 am EST on Thursday September 12, 2019.


Responses shall be sent via email only to Tiffani Balestrini at


Tiffani D. Balestrini, Contracting Officer, Phone 570-547-1990 ext 4669, Fax 570-547-0371, Email - Tatea Cavanaugh, Contracting Officer, Phone 202-305-7302, Fax 202-353-7794, Email

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