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41--Invensys MicroNet Controllers

Solicitation Number: 8650-012404
Agency: Department of State
Office: Office of Acquisitions
Location: Acquisition Management
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Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Added: Jun 12, 2010 12:42 pm Modified: Jun 18, 2010 8:31 amTrack Changes
CANCELLATION NOTICE: This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, in conjunction with FAR 13.5, as applicable, and as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; bids are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is 8650-012404 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 2005-34. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 423730 with a small business size standard of 100.00 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 2010-06-17 18:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at FOB Destination shall be Springfield, VA 22153

The Department of State requires the following items, Exact Match Only, to the following:
LI 001, ENCL-MZ800-PAN; MicroNet Controller (Invensys Controls), 10, EA;
LI 002, MNL-800-101; MicroNet Controller (Invensys Controls), 20, EA;
LI 003, MNL-100; MicroNet Controller (Invensys Controls), 5, EA;
LI 004, MNL-150; MicroNet Controller (Invensys Controls), 5, EA;
LI 005, MNL-200; MicroNet Controller (Invensys Controls), 10, EA;
LI 006, MNL-DUI; MicroNet Duplexer (Invensys Controls), 20, EA;
LI 007, MNL-V1RV3; MicroNet Vav Controller (Invensys Controls), 20, EA;
LI 008, TS-5721-850; MicroNet Thermistor Temp Sensor (Invensys Controls), 5, EA;
LI 009, TS-5721-853; MicroNet Thermistor Temp Sensor (Invensys Controls), 5, EA;
LI 010, MS-S3; MicroNet Temp Sensor (Invensys Controls), 30, EA;
LI 011, MS-S4-FCS; MicroNet Temp Sensor (Invensys Controls), 15, EA;
LI 012, MS51-7103; MicroNet Motorized Actuator (Invensys Controls), 5, EA;
LI 013, MF41-6153; MicroNet Motorized Actuator (Invensys Controls), 5, EA;
LI 014, MS51-7203; MicroNet Motorized Actuator (Invensys Controls), 5, EA;
LI 015, MS61-7203; MicroNet Motorized Actuator (Invensys Controls), 5, EA;
LI 016, MS40-7173; MicroNet Motorized Actuator (Invensys Controls), 5, EA;
LI 017, MA41-7151-502; MicroNet Motorized Actuator (Invensys Controls), 5, EA;
LI 018, PC-301; Differential Pressure Switch (Invensys Controls), 30, EA;

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, Department of State 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. Department of State 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 Offerors 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 Use 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.

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 following FAR clauses in paragraph (b) of FAR clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, will apply: 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34. The full text of a FAR clause may be accessed electronically at

CCR Requirement - Company must be registered on Central Contractor Registration (CCR) before an award could be made to them. If company is not registered in CCR, they may do so by going to CCR web site at

Pursuant to the Trade Agreements Act (19 U.S.C. 2512(a)) (TAA), Federal acquisitions of supplies may be made only from offerors that will supply products of an eligible country under any of the free trade agreements entered into pursuant to the TAA. An article is considered a product of a country only if it is wholly a product of that country or if it has been substantially transformed in that country into a new and different article of commerce with a name, character, or use distinct from that of the original article(s). Note that any item that is a discreet article as it is sold in commerce, regardless of its ultimate function or use, cannot be considered substantially transformed based solely on its integration into IT or other systems.

A) The offeror shall provide the government, with its offer submission, written verification from the GSA schedule holder that an agreement exists that validates the offeror's right to offer the GSA schedule items on behalf of the GSA schedule holder, if other than the offeror; and, B) By proactively complying with this offer term, sellers accept that the government will make award to the GSA schedule holder only, as the sole awardee. Further, the sole awardee and only the sole awardee shall submit its invoice to the government and receive payment from the government.

The Contractor and its employees shall exercise the utmost discretion in regard to all matters relating to their duties and functions. They shall not communicate to any person any information known to them by reason of their performance of services under this contract which has not been made public, except in the necessary performance of their duties or upon written authorization of the Contracting Officer. All documents and records (including photographs) generated during the performance of work under this contract shall be for the sole use and become the exclusive property of the U.S Government. Furthermore, no article, book, pamphlet, email, recording, broadcast, speech television appearance, film or photograph concerning any aspect of work performed under this contract shall be published or disseminated through any media without the prior written authorization of the Contracting Officer. These obligations do no cease upon the expiration or termination of this contract. The Contractor shall include the substance of this provision in all contracts of employment and in all subcontracts hereunder.

Bidder MUST be an Invensys Controls AUTHORIZED Wholesalers. Bids WILL be validated with Invensys Controls for compliance as an Authorized Wholesaler and winning bidder must provide validation as well.

7958 Angus Court, Springfield, VA 22153
Springfield, VA 22153
Name: Gary Clark, Title: Branch Chief / Contracting Officer, Phone: 7038756748, Fax: 7035161520, Email:;