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Electrical Control Panel Box, Circuit Breakers, Internal Components

Solicitation Number: SP3300-9049-3035
Agency: Defense Logistics Agency
Office: DLA Acquisition Locations
Location: DLA Distribution
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12 of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Subpart 13 of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; request for quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. This is a Request for Quotations (RFQ); using Solicitation Number SP3300-9049-3035. The solicitation is unrestricted. The NAICS Code is 335311 with a size standard of 750 employees.

The Defense Distribution Hill AFB, UT (DDHU) has a requirement to purchase 100 “brand name or equal” electrical control panel boxes with internal circuit breakers and miscellaneous parts/components. The circuit breakers are to be assembled within the panel boxes. The miscellaneous parts/components for the portable display are to be delivered unassembled. This is a BRAND NAME or EQUAL acquisition in accordance with FAR 52.211-16. The list of “brand name” products and salient characteristics/descriptions of the “or equal” products are as follows:

CLIN 0001

Document: SB3300-9049-3035

Nomenclature: Panel Assembly (0001AA) to Include Circuit Breakers (0001AB and 0001AC)

Quantity: 100 Each

Unit Price ________ x 100 Each = Extended Amount ________


Nomenclature: Panelboard

Manufacturer: General Electric

Part Number: AQF3121MB

Description: 125Amp, MLO Panel Board, 3-Phase, 4-Wire, Dimensions 25.5” H x 20” W x 5.75” D.


Nomenclature: Circuit Breaker (Panelboard Interior)

Manufacturer: General Electric

Part Number: THQB32060

Description: 60 Amp, 3 Pole, 240 Volt Circuit Breaker


Nomenclature: Circuit Breaker (Panelboard Interior)

Manufacturer: General Electric

Part Number: THQB32030

Description: 30 Amp, 3 Pole, 240 Volt Circuit Breaker

CLIN 0002

Document: SP3300-9049-3013

Nomenclature: Snapin Blanks

Manufacturer: Mulberry

Part Number: 40113

Description: 1” Snapin Blanks, End Caps for the Conduit Legs

Quantity: 300 Each

Unit Price ________ x 300 Each = Extended Amount ________

CLIN 0003

Document: SP3300-9049-3014

Nomenclature: EMT (Electrical Metallic Tubing)

Manufacturer: None

Part Number: None

Description: Conduit 1-1/4” EMT Pipe Legs to Support Electrical Box

Quantity: 4,000 Feet

Unit Price ________ x 4,000 Feet = Extended Amount ________

CLIN 0004

Document: SB3300-9049-3019

Nomenclature: Cord Grips

Manufacturer: Appleton Electric

Part Number: GC-7575

Description: ¾ Cord Grips” Aluminum Wire Connectors

Quantity: 200 Each

Unit Price ________ x 200 Each = Extended Amount ________

CLIN 0005

Document SB3300-9049-3021

Nomenclature: Lock Nuts

Manufacturer: LH Dottie

Part Number: LN75

Description: ¾” Lock Nuts (Steel) for Cord Grips

Unit Price ________ x 200 Each = Extended Amount ________

CLIN 0006

Document SB3300-9049-3036

Nomenclature: Electrical Wire

Manufacturer: None

P/N: None

Description: Electrical Wire SOW/SO-10/5 250 Control Cable

Quantity: 5,000 Feet – One (1) Spool

Unit Price ________ x 5,000 Feet = Extended Amount ________

Total Price for CLINS 0001 – 0006 ____________________

Total Price for Freight ____________________

Total Cost _______________________

Ship To: Defense Distribution Hill Air Force Base, UT, 84056-5713

Offerors shall provide the unit price for each component and the total amount, inclusive of shipping costs (FOB Destination). Equipment shall be shipped to the location shown above, exact shipping addresses will be provided in the final award, or can be obtained from the Contract Specialist POC. Note: The desired delivery schedule is 2 weeks ARO and the required delivery schedule is 45 days ARO.

If providing an “OR EQUAL” product, offerors must submit technical information which demonstrates that the item offered meets the minimum salient characteristics (Reference FAR 52.211-6).

This notice incorporates provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-30 effective 17 February 2009 and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) DCN 20090115 edition and Defense Logistics Acquisition Directive (DLAD) Current to Revision 5 and PROCLTR 2009-07. The complete text of any of the clauses and provisions may be accessed in full text at

Any award resulting from this solicitation will be issued on a Standard Form (SF) 1449.

The preferred method of payment for supplies under this order is by the Acquisition Operations Office via the Government Purchase Card (VISA).

The following FAR and DFARS clauses and provisions apply to this acquisition:

FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offers-Commercial Items. Addenda to 52.212-1; the following paragraphs are hereby deleted from this provision: (d) products samples, (e) multiple offers and (h) multiple awards.

NOTE: To receive an award resulting from this solicitation, offerors MUST be registered in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database IAW FAR 52.212-1(k) and DFARS 204.1104. Registration may be done on line at:

FAR 52.211-6 -- Brand Name or Equal.

(a) If an item in this solicitation is identified as “brand name or equal,” the purchase description reflects the characteristics and level of quality that will satisfy the Government’s needs. The salient physical, functional, or performance characteristics that “equal” products must meet are specified in the solicitation.

(b) To be considered for award, offers of “equal” products, including “equal” products of the brand name manufacturer, must— Meet the salient physical, functional, or performance characteristic specified in this solicitation; Clearly identify the item by— (i) Brand name, if any; and (ii) Make or model number; Include descriptive literature such as illustrations, drawings, or a clear reference to previously furnished descriptive data or information available to the Contracting Officer; and Clearly describe any modification the offeror plans to make in a product to make it conform to the solicitation requirements. Mark any descriptive material to clearly show the modification.

(c) The Contracting Officer will evaluate “equal” products on the basis of information furnished by the offeror or identified in the offer and reasonably available to the Contracting Officer. The Contracting Officer is not responsible for locating or obtaining any information not identified in the offer.

(d) Unless the offeror clearly indicates in its offer that the product being offered is an “equal” product, the offeror shall provide the brand name product referenced in the solicitation.

(End of provision)

DLAD 52.233-9000 AGENCY PROTESTS (SEP 1999)

Companies protesting this procurement may file a protest 1) with the Contracting Officer, 2) with the General Accounting Office, or 3) pursuant to Executive Order No. 12979, with the Agency for a decision by the Activity’s Chief of the Contracting Office. Protests filed with the agency should clearly state that they are an “Agency Level Protest under Executive Order No. 12979.” (Note: DLA procedures for Agency Level Protests filed under Executive Order No. 12979 allow for a higher level decision on the initial protest than would occur with a protest to the Contracting Officer; this is not an appellate review of a Contracting Officer’s decision on a protest previously filed with the Contracting Officer). Absent a clear indication of the intent to file an agency level protest, protests will be presumed to be protests to the Contracting Officer.

(End of Provision)


(a) The parties agree to negotiate with each other to try to resolve any disputes that may arise. If unassisted negotiations are unsuccessful, the parties will use alternative dispute resolution (ADR) techniques to try to resolve the dispute. Litigation will only be considered as a last resort when ADR is unsuccessful or has been documented by the party rejecting ADR to be inappropriate for resolving the dispute.

(b) Before either party determines ADR inappropriate, that party must discuss the use of ADR with the other party. The documentation rejecting ADR must be signed by an official authorized to bind the contractor (see FAR 52.233-1, or for the agency, by the Contracting Officer, and approved at a level above the Contracting Officer after consultation with the ADR Specialist and with legal counsel (see DLA Directive 5145.1). Contractor personnel are also encouraged to include the ADR Specialist in their discussions with the Contracting Officer before determining ADR to be inappropriate.

(c) If you wish to opt out of this clause, check here ( ). Alternate wording may be negotiated with the Contracting Officer.

(End of Provision)

OFFER SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS–Quotes must include the following items. Submission of a quote that does not contain all items requested below may result in elimination from consideration for award.

1. Quotations may be submitted in contractor format and shall include: (1) Company name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and FAX number; (2) Solicitation number; (3) Unit Price and extended prices for all CLINS; (4) Contractor DUNS Number and Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code, (5) Signed acknowledgements of amendments (applicable only if any amendments are issued against this solicitation)

2. Contractors are required to include a copy of the FAR provision 52.212-3-Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items and DFAR 252.212-7000-Offeror Representation and Certification-Commercial Items with its proposal or may indicate completion of the representations and certifications on the internet at Failure to include the certifications along with the price proposal or to complete the certifications on the internet may result in elimination from consideration for award.

FAR 13-106-2 Evaluation of Quotations or Offers – The Government intends to evaluate quotes in response to this quotation and will award one firm-fixed price contract to the responsible offeror whose quote represents the total overall lowest price which meets the product technical requirements for all CLINS. Therefore to be considered for award, a quote must be provided for all CLINS.

FAR 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions–Commercial Items. Addenda to 52.212-4; the following clauses apply:

FAR 52.247-34 FOB Destination

FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes of

Executive Orders–Commercial Items (in paragraph (b) the following

clauses apply:

FAR 52.203-6 Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government

FAR 52.219-14 Limitations on Subcontracting

FAR 52.222-3 Convict Labor

FAR 52.222-19 Child Labor–Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies

FAR 52.222-21 Prohibition of segregated facilities

FAR 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity

FAR 52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam

Era,and Other Eligible Veterans

FAR 52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities

FAR 52.222-37 Employment Reports on Disabled Veterans and Veterans of the

Vietnam Era, and Other Eligible Veterans

FAR 52.222-39 Notification of Employee Rights Concerning Payment of Union Dues or Fees

FAR 52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons

FAR 52.225-13 Restriction on Certain Foreign Purchases

FAR 52.232-36 Payment by Third Party

FAR 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer—Central Contractor Registration

FAR 52.247-64 Preference for Privately Owned U.S.-Flag Commercial Vessels

DFARS 252.212-7001 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement

Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items. The following additional clauses/provisions apply:

FAR 52.203-3 Gratuities

DFARS 252.225-7012 Preference for Certain Domestic Commodities

DFARS 252.225-7036 Buy American Act–Free Trade Agreement–Balance of Payments Program ALT I

DFARS 252.243-7002 Request for Equitable Adjustment

DFARS 252.232-7003 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports

DFARS 252.247-7023 Transportation of Supplies by Sea

DFARS 252.247-7024 Notification of Transportation of Supplies by Sea

DLAD 52.247-9012 Requirements for Treatment of Wood Packaging Material (WPM) (Feb 2007)

(a) This clause only applies when wood packaging material (WPM) will be used to make shipments under this contract and/or when WPM is being acquired under this contract.

(b) Definition.

Wood packaging material (WPM) means wood pallets, skids, load boards, pallet collars, wooden boxes, reels, dunnage, crates, frame and cleats. The definition excludes materials that have undergone a manufacturing process, such as corrugated fiberboard, plywood, particleboard, veneer, and oriented strand board (OSD).

(c) All Wood Packaging Material(WPM) used to make shipments under DOD contracts and/or acquired by DOD must meet requirements of International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPM) 15, "Guidelines for Regulating Wood Packaging Materials in International Trade." DOD shipments inside and outside of the United States must meet ISPM 15 whenever WPM is used to ship DOD cargo.

(1) All WPM shall comply with the official quality control program for heat treatment (HT) or kiln dried heat treatment (KD HT) in accordance with American Lumber Standard Committee, Incorporated (ALSC) Wood Packaging Material Program and WPM Enforcement Regulations (see

(2) All WPM shall include certification/quality markings in accordance with the ALSC standard. Markings shall be placed in an unobstructed area that will be readily visible to inspectors. Pallet markings shall be applied to the stringer or block on diagonally opposite sides of the pallet and be contrasting and clearly visible. All containers shall be marked on a side other than the top or bottom, contrasting and clearly visible. All dunnage used in configuring and/or securing the load shall also comply with ISPM 15 and be marked with an ASLC approved DUNNAGE stamp.

(d) Failure to comply with the requirements of this restriction may result in refusal, destruction, or treatment of materials at the point of entry. The Agency reserves the right to recoup from the Contractor any remediation costs incurred by the Government.

(End of Clause)

All questions and inquiries should be addressed via email to Request for Quote Number SP330-9049-3035. Pricing and representations/certifications are required NLT 5:00 PM EDT on 23 June 2009. This information should be submitted to above email address or faxed to 717-770-7591. Contractors must be capable of accepting payment by either electronic funds or government credit card for this procurement. ALL SOURCES MUST BE REGISTERED IN THE CENTRAL CONTRACT REGISTRATION DATABASE,, or an award cannot be processed.

2001 Mission Drive
DDC CSS-AB, Bldg 404
New Cumberland, Pennsylvania 17070-5001
United States
Defense Distribution Hill, UT
5851 F Avenue, Building 849
Hill AFB, Utah 84056-5713
United States
Contract Specialist
Phone: (717) 770-4092
Fax: (717) 770-7591
Alan M Noble,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 717-770-4192
Fax: 717-770-7591