Notice of Intent to Award a Sole Source Purchase Order for a One Year Maintenance Agreement for Several Pieces of Panalytical Equipment
Posted Date: August 9, 2013
Procurement Office : U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Headquarters Procurement Operations Division (3803R)
Response Date: August 19, 2013
THIS IS A SOLE SOURCE PROCUREMENT, NOT AN RFQ.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA), Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA), National Enforcement Investigations Center (NEIC) intends to award a sole source fixed-price purchase order using Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 13, Simplified Acquisition Procedures and FAR Part 6.302-1(c), to Panalytical Incorporated of Westborough, MA. The purpose of this acquisition is to procure a yearly maintenance agreement for several pieces of Panalytical equipment (Epsilon 5, Helium Flush System, Spectrometer). Panalytical is uniquely qualified to perform this work as it is the manufacturer of this equipment and as such, has the necessary expertise to properly maintain the equipment.
NO SOLICITATION OR REQUEST FOR QUOTE (RFQ) IS AVAILABLE. No contract will be awarded on the basis of offers received in response to this notice. Notwithstanding, any firm who believes it is capable of meeting EPA's requirement as stated herein may submit a response, which if received within 10 calendar days of the date of this announcement (August 19, 2013), will be considered. Responses to this posting must be in writing. A determination not to compete the proposed Purchase Order based upon the responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. All questions should be directed to Lorraine Lesieur via email at email@example.com. Telephone inquiries will not be accepted.
The point of contact for this requirement is Lorraine Lesieur, Contracting Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org.