NEW HAMPSHIRE GUARDSMEN

Agency: U.S. Government Publishing Office
State: Ohio
Type of Government: State & Local
Posted Date: Sep 19, 2019
Due Date: Sep 20, 2019
Solicitation No: 641319
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Jacket Number Rev. Office Name Quote Due Date (ET) Date Posted Product Type Title Total Quantity Ship Delivery Date Enter Quote
641319 Columbus Regional Office 9/20/2019 11:00 AM 09/19/2019 Pamphlets NEW HAMPSHIRE GUARDSMEN 2,700 10/15/2019 Enter Quote

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US Government Publishing Office
JACKET:641-319
Columbus Regional Office
Quotations are Due By:
1335 Dublin Rd., Suite 112-B
(Eastern Time)11:00 AM on 09/20/2019
Columbus OH 43215-7034
Submit Quotes Online, unless otherwise instructed, via: http://contractorconnection.gpo.gov/openjobs.aspx
Contractor must provide mandatory W-9 form before GPO makes payment.
TITLE: NEW HAMPSHIRE GUARDSMEN
QUANTITY: 2700 pamphlets.
Contractor MUST include postage estimate in comments section when submitting quote; NOT a factor in
award.
SUBMISSION OF QUOTES: Submit quotes via Quick Quote: https://contractorconnection.gpo.gov. Fax,
email, and phone quotes are not acceptable. Late quotes will not be accepted. All problems submitting
quotes via Quick Quote must be reported prior to bid opening time to 614-488-4616, extension 0.
TRIM SIZE: 8-1/4 x 10-1/2".
PAGES: Product is 12-page (SELF COVER).
SCHEDULE:
Furnished Material will be available for pickup by 09/20/2019
Ship complete by 10/15/2019
F.O.B. destination
Mail approx. 2,700 pamphlets on or before October 15, 2019. Deliver balance to address below.
QUALITY LEVEL: 2 Quality Assurance Through Attributes (GPO PUB 310.1, effective May 1979 (Rev.
8-02)) applies.
DESCRIPTION:
Contractor to provide ALL layout and design incorporating provided files of text and photographs in page
layout such as InDesign. Contractor to provide background graphics and ALL layout and design, working
directly with customer agency contact. Anticipate 5 rounds of revisions of PDF proofs before final
hardcopy proof. Agency hold on each revision is 1 workday. The contractor shall provide
layout/design/typesetting for the entire pamphlet. Contact information given at time of award. References of
prior design work must be provided upon request.
New Hampshire Guardsman. Product is 12-page self cover pamphlet. Pamphlet prints in 4-Color Process
full 100% coverage and bleeds all sides on all pages. Pamphlet prints with crossovers that must
align.
Flood coat ALL pages with a clear, gloss varnish or aqueous coating.
Contractor to apply required amount of clear self-adhesive wafer seals; in accordance with current USPS
DMM mailing guidelines for acceptable mailing.
Contractor to address and mail approx. 2,700 pamphlets US Mail Bulk mail, Presorted Standard Class
rate.
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GPO Contract Terms (GPO Pub. 310.2, effective December 20, 1987 (Rev. 1-18)) applies.
Reports of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse can be made in strict confidence to the GPO Inspector General toll-free National Hotline 1-800-743-7574.
JACKET: 641319
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 9-00001 BAC: 3610 YG
Your Contract Administrator is: William Lansky Call: (614) 488-4616 Written By: wlansky Reviewed By:
Contractor to address 2,700 pamphlets on last page containing return address, either with paper labels or
direct imaging, using the addresses in the furnished MS Excel file. Ensure address positioning is in
accordance with current postal regulations. Mail single copies at the most economical mail rate. Majority of
addresses are in the New England area, NO foreign addresses.
Mailing will require the contractor to provide their own permit mailing indicia.
Contractor to provide NCOA and CASS presort and mail according to current DMM, Bulk Standard Class
Mail rate. Evidence of mailing must accompany the contractor's invoice for billing for reimbursable
postage. All copies mailed must conform to the appropriate regulations in the U.S. Postal Service manuals
for "Domestic Mail" as applicable. Vendor must ensure all such pieces are mailed at the appropriate postal
rate.
MATERIAL FURNISHED: Contractor to pickup at GPO. PO to be emailed. Articles in MS Word
format, pictures and images in jpeg and PDF format, to be emailed or Ftp'd. Excel file for addresses to be
emailed.
Contractor MUST furnish complete print files with return of GFP with proper links and folders.
The contractor is responsible for creating or altering any necessary trapping, setting proper screen angles
and screen frequency, and defining file output selection for the imaging device being utilized. All furnished
files must be imaged as necessary to meet the assigned quality level.
PREFLIGHT: The contractor shall preflight the furnished disk prior to image processing (I.e. verify
completeness and presence of all components required to process image in accordance with the visual
provided such as fonts, graphic files, trim size, etc.). It, is further recommended that the contractor produce
laser output or other acceptable digital proofing of files prior to imaging films/plates. Any discrepancies of
the Government Furnished Materials (GFM) and these specifications, or instances of missing files, fonts,
instructions, etc. are to immediately be brought to the attention of the GPO Contracting Officer prior to
further performance.
PAPER: * Must be in accordance with JCP Paper Specification Standards in effect on date of this order
JCP Code* A181, No. 1 Coated Text, Gloss-Finish, Basis Size 25 X 38" Basis Weight 80
COLOR OF INK:
4-Color Process plus varnish or aqueous coating; see description.
PRINT PAGE: Head to Head
MARGINS: Follow Copy Sample.
Bleeds all sides.
PROOFS:
E-mail a pdf proof with all elements in position to: SSgt. Charles Johnston (603-227-1468)
charles.w.johnston3.mil@mail.mil and cc to: wlansky@gpo.gov, first round of PDF's to arrive not later than
September 26, 2019. Proofs will be responded to within 1 WORKDAY from receipt. Do not proceed prior
to receipt of proof approval.
AFTER FINAL PDF APPROVAL:
NON-HALFTONE DOT -HALFTONE DOT IS AT CONTRACTOR OPTION:
Submit 2 sets of one-piece (composite) color proofs, halftone dot quality or color-accurate continuous tone
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GPO Contract Terms (GPO Pub. 310.2, effective December 20, 1987 (Rev. 1-18)) applies.
Reports of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse can be made in strict confidence to the GPO Inspector General toll-free National Hotline 1-800-743-7574.
JACKET: 641319
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 9-00001 BAC: 3610 YG
Your Contract Administrator is: William Lansky Call: (614) 488-4616 Written By: wlansky Reviewed By:
proofs, of complete publication. Color proofs must have illustrations and text matter composited. Low
resolution digital proofs (less than 2400 dpi) that are not representative of final image quality and color, as
well as film overlay type proofs are not acceptable. Proofs are to be contract quality and be representative of
image quality and color that will be matched by the printed press sheets. Any digital proof used as a
contract proof must be imaged to predict the appearance of the press sheet, using the same Raster Image
Processor (RIP) that will be used to produce the finished product. The contractor is responsible for
providing a control system that facilitates making the match between the approved proofs and the printed
press sheets.
OR, AT CONTRACTORS OPTION
Ink Jet Proofs: At contractors option 2 set(s) of inkjet proofs that are G7 profiled and use pigment-based
inks. A proofing RIP that provides option for high quality color matching such as Device Links Technology
and/or ICC Profiles Technology, and meet or exceed industry tolerance to ISO 12647-2 standard for
Graphic Technology (as of 3/19/09 and future amendments) must be utilized. Output must be a minimum of
720 x 720 dpi on a GRACoL or SWOP certified proofing media. Proofs must contain one of the following
color control strips to be evaluated for accuracy: IDEAlliance ISO 12647-7 Wedge or P2P25 Target. Direct
to plate must be used to produce the final product with a minimum of 2400 x 2400 dpi.
The make and model number of the proofing system utilized shall be furnished with the proofs. These
proofs must contain all elements and indicate margins. Proofs will be used for color match on press.
If color proofs are not in f&b pamphlet layout format, also submit 2 sets of composite layout/position
proofs that consist of a complete product with all elements in proper position (not pasted up), and all pages
imposed in correct location, imaged face and back, trimmed and bound to the required finished size. Digital
proofs may be furnished provided that they are imaged using the same Raster Image Processor (RIP) that
will be used to produce the finished product and accurately predict front-to-back registration and all aspects
of page layout/image assembly.
Two set(s) of digital color content proofs. At contractors option, a film-based composite blueline may be
submitted. Proofs must be created using the same Raster Image Processor (RIP) that will be used to
produce the product. Proofs shall be collated with all elements in proper position (not pasted up), imaged
face and back, trimmed and folded to the finished size of the product.
Deliver 2 sets of each type of proofs, along with the furnished materials and GPO Proof Memo, directly to
the delivery address below. All packages containing proofs must be clearly marked on the outside as
PROOFS, and contain the GPO Jacket Number, Requisition Number, and publication title.
All proofs will be withheld not longer than 1 workday(s) from date of receipt, to date proofs are made
available for pick up by the contractor (see NOTE below). The date of receipt is NOT the first workday.
THE CONTRACTOR MUST NOT PRINT PRIOR TO RECEIPT OF PROOF APPROVAL.
NOTE: It is the responsibility of the contractor to make the necessary pickup arrangements when notified
that the reviewed proofs are available. If a courier is to be used, a fully completed airbill (prepaid by the
contractor) must be furnished to the specified address with the delivered proofs for this purpose.
BINDING:
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GPO Contract Terms (GPO Pub. 310.2, effective December 20, 1987 (Rev. 1-18)) applies.
Reports of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse can be made in strict confidence to the GPO Inspector General toll-free National Hotline 1-800-743-7574.
JACKET: 641319
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 9-00001 BAC: 3610 YG
Your Contract Administrator is: William Lansky Call: (614) 488-4616 Written By: wlansky Reviewed By:
Saddle stitch in 2 places on 10.5 inch side.
PACKING:
Pack suitable per shipping container.
DISTRIBUTION:
NOTIFICATION OF SHIPMENT: Immediately after the order has been shipped, the contractor MUST
furnish shipping information to Agency. Email charles.w.johnston3.mil@mail.mil. Include the order title,
GPO jacket number, requisition number, date of shipment, quantity, and tracking information for deliveries.
Deliver hard copy proofs to and final files and GFP and any additional copies to: SSgt Charles Johnston;
Deputy State Public Affairs Officer; Joint Force Headquarters, NHANG; 1 Minuteman Way; Concord, NH
03301.
Contractor to address and mail approx. 2,700 pamphlets: US Mail Bulk mail, Presorted Standard Class
rate.
Deliver 2 samples to: US GPO; Attn; B. Lansky 641-319; Ste. 112-B; 1335 Dublin Rd.; Columbus, OH
43215
QUALITY ASSURANCE LEVELS AND STANDARDS: The following levels and standards shall apply
to these specifications:
Inspection Levels (from ANSI/ASQC Z1.4):
(a) Non-destructive Tests -- General Inspection Level I.
(b) Destructive Tests -- Special Inspection Level S-2.
Specified Standards-- The specified standards for the attributes requiring them shall be:
ATTRIBUTE
SPECIFIED STANDARD
P-7. Type Quality and Uniformity
Approved Proofs
P-10. Process Color Match
Approved Proofs
Attachment(s): NONE
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GPO Contract Terms (GPO Pub. 310.2, effective December 20, 1987 (Rev. 1-18)) applies.
Reports of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse can be made in strict confidence to the GPO Inspector General toll-free National Hotline 1-800-743-7574.
JACKET: 641319
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 9-00001 BAC: 3610 YG
Your Contract Administrator is: William Lansky Call: (614) 488-4616 Written By: wlansky Reviewed By:

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