Maintenance Service

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
State: Maryland
Type of Government: Federal
FSC Category:
  • J - Maintenance, Repair, and Rebuilding of Equipment
NAICS Category:
  • 811219 - Other Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
Posted Date: Sep 19, 2017
Due Date: Sep 25, 2017
Solicitation No: NIH-OPC-CC-17-014605
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Solicitation Number :
NIH-OPC-CC-17-014605
Notice Type :
Presolicitation
Synopsis :
Added: Sep 19, 2017 2:49 pm
This is a Notice of Intent, not a request for a quotation. A solicitation document will not be issued and quotations will not be requested.


The National Institute of Health, Clinical Center (CC) intends to award a Firm-Fixed price purchase order to AB SCIEX, Foster City, CA 94404 on a sole source basis to provide maintenance service for two (2) Triple Quad 6500 Systems along with software maintenance, and maintenance service for seven (7) Shimadzu XR systems. The instruments are used for clinical analyses of patient samples in the clinical chemistry section of the Department of Lab Medicine.


AB Sciex is the only known provider with access to performance verified component parts, spare parts, software, technical support, upgrades and engineering resources to maintain the original operating specifications. Only AB Sciex parts will fit the instruments and allow it to operate properly. AB Sciex engineers are fully trained to install and repair their own equipment, troubleshoot problems and optimize the system with their proprietary diagnostic tools. AB Sciex Field Service Engineers (FSE's) are the only certified and factory trained engineers available to service the instruments, and are part of an organization that is ISO certified.


This acquisition is being conducted under the authority of the FAR Subpart 13.106-1(b)(i) allowing the Contracting Officer (CO) to solicit from one source.
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this acquisition is 811219 with a large small business standard size of $20.5 million.
This notice of intent to award is not a request for competitive quotations. Interested concerns capable of providing the same products or services as described in this notice may submit a capability statement outlining their capabilities. No solicitation is available. Information received will be evaluated for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement. Capability Statements must be received within the time set forth in this synopsis to be considered by the Government. A determination to compete this proposed contract based on responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government.


Each response should include the following Business Information:
a. DUNS number and tax identification number.
b. Company Name, address, POC, Phone and Email address
c. Current GSA Schedules or NAICS codes appropriate to this Award.
d. Capability Statement
Comments to this announcement may be submitted to the Clinical Center, Office of Purchasing and Contracts, prior to the closing date specified in this announcement, electronically to the attention of Kimala Winfield, kimala.winfield@nih.gov or Barbara Taylor, taylorb@cc.nih.gov by the due date and time marked in this notice.


Responses must be received by September 25, 2017 at 3:00 pm.

Contracting Office Address :
6707 Democracy Blvd, Suite 106, MSC 5480
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-5480
Place of Performance :
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland 20892
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Kimala R. Winfield
Phone: 3014967015
Secondary Point of Contact :
Barbara Taylor,
Contracting Officer
Phone: 301-594-5915

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