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June 17, 2014

Notice Type: Combine Solicitation

Posted Date: 16-JUN-14

Office Address: Department of the Army; FedBid; -- for Department of Army procurements only; 5330 Valdez Circle, Dugway, UT 84022


Classification Code: 70 - General purpose information technology equipment

Solicitation Number: 0010520912

Contact: Name: Client Services, Title: Client Services, Phone: 1.877.933.3243, Fax: 703.422.7822, Email:;

Setaside: N/AN/A

Place of Performance (address): Dugway, UT 84022

Place of Performance (zipcode): 84022-5000

Place of Performance Country: US

Description: Department of the Army

FedBid -- for Department of Army procurements only

This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice.The solicitation number is 0010520912 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein.The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2005-74. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334118 with a small business size standard of 1,000.00 employees.This requirement is unrestricted and only qualified offerors may submit bids.The solicitation pricing on will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2014-06-23 13:30:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at Destination shall be Dugway, UT 84022 The MICC Dugway Proving Ground requires the following items, Brand Name or Equal, to the following: LI 001: Epson Stylus Pro 11880 Large-Format Printer; MFR#SP11880K3, 1, EA; LI 002: Epson UltraChrome K3 Photo Black Ink Cartridge (700 ml; MFR#T591100, 2, EA; LI 003: Epson UltraChrome K3 Matte Black Ink Cartridge (700 ml); MFR# T591800, 2, EA; LI 004: Epson UltraChrome K3 Cyan Ink Cartridge (700 ml); MFR# T591200, 2, EA; LI 005: Epson UltraChrome K3 Yellow Ink Cartridge (700 ml); MFR# T591400, 2, EA; LI 006: Epson UltraChrome K3 Vivid Magenta Ink Cartridge (700 ml); MFR# T591300, 2, EA; LI 007: Epson UltraChrome K3 Vivid Light Magenta Ink Cartridge (700 ml); MFR# T591600, 2, EA; LI 008: Epson UltraChrome K3 Light Light Black Ink Cartridge (700 ml); MFR# T591900, 2, EA; LI 009: Epson UltraChrome K3 Light Cyan Ink Cartridge (700 ml); MFR# T591500, 2, EA; LI 010: Epson UltraChrome K3 Light Black Ink Cartridge (700 ml); MFR# T591700, 2, EA; LI 011: Epson Retractable Fabric-Based Media Bin for Stylus Pro 11880; MFR# C12C890401, 2, EA; LI 012: Epson Cutter Blade ; MFR# C12C815291, 2, EA; LI 013: Epson Ink Maintenance Tank; MFR# C12C890191, 6, EA; LI 014: Epson 64 inch x 100 feet Epson Enhanced Matte Inkjet Paper; MFR# S042135, 4, EA; LI 015: Epson 64 inch x 100 feet Premium Glossy 250 Photo Inkjet Paper; MFR# S042132, 3, EA; LI 016: Epson Ink Cartridge Set For Stylus Pro 7900 & 9900 Series Printers (700ml) MFR#SP7900K3, 1, EA; LI 017: Epson T636600 Ultrachrome HDR Ink Cartridge: Vivid Light Magenta (700ml)MFR# T636600, 1, EA; LI 018: Epson T636800 Ultrachrome HDR Ink Cartridge: Matte Black (700ml)MFR# T636800, 1, EA; LI 019: Epson T636100 Ultrachrome HDR Ink Cartridge: Photo Black (700ml)MFR# T636100, 1, EA; LI 020: Epson T642400 Ultrachrome HDR Ink Cartridge: Yellow (150ml); MFR# T642400, 1, EA; LI 021: Epson T642600 Ultrachrome HDR Ink Cartridge: Vivid Light Magenta (150ml); MFR#T642600, 1, EA; LI 022: Epson T642300 Ultrachrome HDR Ink Cartridge: Vivid Magenta (150ml); MFR# T642300, 1, EA; LI 023: Epson T642A00 Ultrachrome HDR Ink Cartridge: Orange (150ml); MFR# T642A00, 1, EA; LI 024: Epson T642900 Ultrachrome HDR Ink Cartridge: Light Light Black (150ml); MFR# T642900, 1, EA; LI 025: Epson T642500 Ultrachrome HDR Ink Cartridge: Light Cyan (150ml); MFR# T642500, 1, EA; LI 026: Epson T642700 Ultrachrome HDR Ink Cartridge: Light Black (150ml)MFR# T642700, 1, EA; LI 027: Epson T642B00 Ultrachrome HDR Ink Cartridge: Green (150ml); MFR# T642B00, 1, EA; LI 028: Epson T642200 Ultrachrome HDR Ink Cartridge: Cyan (150ml); MFR # T642200, 1, EA; LI 029: Epson T642100 Ultrachrome HDR Ink Cartridge: Photo Black (150ml)MFR# T642100, 1, EA; LI 030: Epson Ink Cartridge Set For Stylus Pro 7900 & 9900 Series Printers (350ml)MFR# SP7900K2, 5, EA; LI 031: Epson 44"x100' Ultra Premium Luster Archival Photo Inkjet Paper; MFR# S042083, 3, EA; LI 032: Epson 44"x100' Premium Glossy Photo Inkjet Paper (250); MFR# S041640, 3, EA; LI 033: Epson Stylus Pro 9900 Printer; MFR# SP9900HDR, 1, EA; " token=%3D%3DwBKxmaVGYR9uQafi9xCRZKQAAAAAHeAAgAgTFCGg%2FFzzqQbJAAyVXBA0Or"Solicitation and Buy Attachments ***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.*** For this solicitation, MICC Dugway Proving Ground intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. MICC Dugway Proving Ground is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids.All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on that are not currently registered to use should proceed to to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive process.Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. contact or call 1-877-9FEDBID to address any questions. This requirement is for NAME BRAND, new equipment ONLY, NO remanufactured products. FOB Destination CONUS (CONtinental U.S.). No partial shipments unless otherwise specified. This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions. FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial, applies to this acquisition. The selected Offeror must submit a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items. FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. The Offeror shall comply with the following FAR clauses that the contracting officer has indicated as being incorporated in this solicitation by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items: 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation (15 U.S.C. 632(a)(2)); 52.222-3, Convict labor (E.O. 1175); 52.222-19, Child Labor--Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (E.O. 13126); 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (E.O. 11246);52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (22 U.S.C. 7104(g)).; 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging while Driving; 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (Feb 2006)(E.O.S, Proclamations, and Statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury) and 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer--Central Contractor Registration; and 52.233-3, Protest After Award (31 U.S.C. 3553); 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (Pub. L. 108-77, 108-78).. The Offeror shall comply with the following DFARS clauses that the contracting officer has indicated as being incorporated in this solicitation by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items: 252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials (Section 847 of Pub. L. 110-181); 252.203.7002, Requirement to inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights; 252.204-7003, Control of Government Personnel Work Product,; 252.204-7004- Alt A, System for Award Management; 252.211.7003, Item Identification and Valuation; 252.225-7036 Buy American Act and Balance of Payments Program (41 U.S.C. 10a-10d, E.O. 10582); 252.227-7015, Technical Data--Commercial Items (10 U.S.C. 2320); 252-227-7037, Validation of Restrictive Markings on Technical Data; 252-232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests (10 U.S.C. 2227); 252.232-7006, Wide Area Work Flow Instructions; 252.232-7010, Levis on Contract Payments and 252-247-7023, ALT III, Transportation of Supplies by Sea (10 U.S.C. 2631). The Offeror shall comply with the following FAR/DFARS clauses that the contracting officer has indicated as being incorporated in this solicitation by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items: 52.204-7, Central Contractor Registration; 52.204-13, Central Contractor Registration Maintenance; 252.204-7003 Control of Government Personnel Work Product; 252.204-7004 Alternate A, Central Contractor Registration; 252.211-7003 Item Identification and Valuation; 252.232-7010 Levies on Contract Payments. U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground operates on a four (4) day work week, Monday through Thursday, from 7:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. (local time) except for Federal Holidays. Deliveries will be accepted on regular scheduled work days between 7:00 A.M. and 4:30 P.M. (local time). The following Federal Holidays are observed: (a) January 1st (f) 1st Monday in September (b) 3rd Monday in January (g) 2nd Monday in October (c) 3rd Monday in February (h) November 11th (d) Last Monday in May (i) 4th Thursday in November (e) July 4th (j) December 25th When any of the above holidays fall on a Sunday, the following Monday will be observed as the holiday; when a holiday falls on a Friday or Saturday the preceding Thursday is observed as the holiday. Access to U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground (DPG) requires that Contractor employees voluntarily submit personal data (e.g., name, social security number, etc.) when applying for a DPG Identification Card or temporary access pass. This information is routinely used by DPG Law Enforcement and Security personnel to conduct drivers license and criminal history / background checks. Adverse information revealed by such checks (e.g., outstanding criminal warrants, criminal history indicating a potential risk to DPG Installation security, or similar negative information indicating a potential security and/or Law Enforcement risk to DPG), may result in a denial of access and/or reentry to U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground. Delays caused by any adverse employee information do not constitute a basis for claim by the Contractor. It is the Contractor s responsibility to assure all personnel scheduled to work on the installation have acceptable backgrounds. Manufacturer or supplier must ensure that all OSHA standards applicable to that which is being purchased are complied with. U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground is located in a remote area. The main gate is approximately 90 miles southwest of Salt Lake City, Utah. Contractors may be required to travel up to 150 miles one way from Salt Lake City to reach some work sites. Contractors with valid U.S. government contracts will be allowed to hire non U.S. citizens to work at or visit U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground (DPG) during performance of the contract. Contractor s shall adhere to the following process. A list of foreign national employees shall be provided to the DPG Counterintelligence, Law Enforcement, and Security Offices at least five (5) working days prior to arrival on post. A copy of the list shall also be submitted to the Contracting Officer or an appointed Contracting Officer s Representative (COR). The list will contain name, nationality, green card and social security number, date of birth, drivers license number and state where issued. The Contractor shall also list the date(s) foreign nationals will be on post. If a sensitive test or visit is scheduled during the dates provided, the Counterintelligence Office will inform the Contractor whether the work/visit may take place. Employees will not be allowed on Post until verification process is complete. Once verification has been received, the Counterintelligence Office is responsible to provide the Protocol Office the following information for badge preparation: Name, Company and Point-of-contact. The Contracting Officer or COR will be responsible to pick-up the badges and holders, issue them to the visitor and return them at the end of the visit. Questions concerning this buy must be submitted to the Purchasing Agent, Deborah Sosa, not the Accounts Receivable Officer, or the "ship to" office. No partial quotes will be accepted or considered. Please send questions, by email prior to the established closing date to with a reasonable expected timed response from the Government. Most questions will receive an answer. However, asking for an extension for bid may not always be granted. Additional information may be required by the Government once bid has closed to clarify items quoted/specifications/quantity/part numbers, etc.


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