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70--SolidWorks Software Maintenance Renewal

Solicitation Number: W91ZLK-14-T-0331
Agency: Department of the Army
Office: Army Contracting Command
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.

The combined synopsis/solicitation number for this requirement is W91ZLK-14-T-0331. This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through the Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 05-72. This requirement is to provide SolidWorks Software maintenance renewal. This requirement is being solicited as a Total Small Business Set Aside. The associated North America Industry Classification (NAICS) code is 511210 and the Business Size Standard is $35.5 million. The Government contemplates award of a Firm-Fixed Price (FFP) Purchase Order, Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA).

Description of Requirement: Provide maintenance, patches and technical assistance for government employees using SolidWorks software and maintenance. SolidWorks is the primary 3D Computer Aided Design (CAD) software utilized by the Advanced Design and Manufacturing (ADM) Division of the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (EBBC) throughout all phases of the product development process. Requirements include a one (1) year (beginning January 31, 2014) of Computer Aided Design (CAD) system license maintenance for 40 seats of SolidWorks Professional, two seats of Flow simulation, five seats of Electrical layout, two seats of Motion simulation, and software technical support. SolidWorks Brand Name is the only product that is 100% compatible with Advance Design and Manufacturing (ADM). SolidWorks Professional is a full-featured computer aided design solution compatible with (ADM's) vast 3D and 2D data. Other programs do not offer full compatibility and would negatively impact (ADM's) data. Purchasing of the SolidWorks Software Maintenance Agreement and associated software Brand Name with existing Serial Number 0010 0018 0772 8075 X45G P26H will be in accordance with solicitation number W91ZLK-14-T-0331 and Attachment 1, Specifications and using FAR Part 13.106. This requirement is not being procured in accordance with FAR Part 8 and only Open Market (NOT General Service Administration GSA) quotations are being accepted, from responsible contractors.

NOTE to Offerors: Offers shall note the lead time or approximate delivery date for items offered. Acceptance and inspection shall be at Destination. Shipping shall be FOB: Destination. Final completion/destination shall be at Edgewood Chemical Activity, E4301 Otto Road, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland 21010, in accordance with Solicitation number W91ZLK-14-T-0331 and Attachment 1, Specifications. Please see the attached specifications (located at bottom of this posting) for further details.

The following provisions and clauses will be incorporated by reference:
52.209-6 Protecting the Government's Interest when Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended or Proposed for Debarment
52.209-9 Updates of Publicly Available Information Regarding Responsibility Matters
52.212-1 Instruction to Offerors Commercial Items
52.212-2 Evaluation Commercial Items:
The contract will be awarded to the Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA) offeror. The award will be made on the basis of the lowest evaluated price of quotations meeting or exceeding the acceptability standards for non-cost factors, which are the technical requirements in accordance with solicitation number W91ZLK-14-T-0331 and Attachment 1, specifications. The technical evaluation will be a determination based on information furnished by the vendor. The Government is not responsible for locating or securing any information which is not identified in the quotation. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers: Lowest Price Technically Acceptable:
a. Award will be made on the basis of the lowest evaluated price quotation technically meeting or exceeding the acceptability standards of the required SolidWorks Software Maintenance Renewal, and associated software Brand Name in accordance with the solicitation W91ZLK-14-T-0331 and Attachment 1, Specifications. The Government reserves the right to make an award without discussions. Government reserves the right to award on all or none basis.
b. Past performance will also be evaluated, the offeror shall propose equipment that has been manufactured and sold for at least 1 year. Offeror must demonstrate that they have experience, in providing similar like products within the last 3 years.
52.212-3 If an offeror has not completed the annual representations and certifications electronically at the SAM website, the offeror shall complete only paragraphs (c) through (o) of this provision at
52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions Commercial Items.
52.223-11 Ozone Depleting Substances
52.247-34 FOB Destination
52.212-5 Contract terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Commercial Items applies to this acquisition. The following additional FAR clauses cited in this clause are applicable:
52.203-6 Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government, with Alternate I (41 U.S.C 253S and 10 U.S .C. 2402)
52.203-13 Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct
52.209-6 Protecting the Government' Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment
52.209-9 Updates of Publicly Available Information Regarding Responsibility Matters
52.219-6 Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside
52.219-8 Utilization of Small Business Concerns
52.219-14 Limitations on Subcontracting
52.222-3 Convict Labor
52.222-19 Child Labor Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies
52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities
52.222-26 Equal Opportunity
52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era and Other Disabled Veterans
52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities
52.222-37 Employment Reports on Disabled veterans and Veterans of the Vietnam Era
52.222-40 Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act
52.225-2 Buy American Act - Supplies
52.225-5 Trade Agreements
52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchase
52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer Central Contractor Registration
52.239-1 Privacy or Security Safeguards
52.247-64 Preference for Privately-Owned U.S. Flag Commercial Vessels
52.233-3 Protest After Award
52.233-4 Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim
52.237-2 Protection of Government Buildings, Equipment and Vegetation
52.246-2 Inspection of Supplies-Fixed Price
52.252-1 Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference:
This solicitation incorporates one or more solicitation provisions by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. The offeror is cautioned that the listed provisions may include blocks that must be completed by the offeror and submitted with its quotation or offer. In lieu of submitting the full text of those provisions, the offeror may identify the provision by paragraph identifier and provide the appropriate information with its quotation or offer. Also, the full text of a solicitation provision may be accessed electronically at this/these address (es):
52.203-3 Gratuities
252.203-7000 Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials
252.203-7003 Agency Office of the Inspector General
252.225-7001 Buy America and Balance of Payment Program
252.225-7008 Restriction on Acquisition of Specialty Metals
252.225-7009 Restriction on Acquisition of Certain Article Containing Specialty Metals
252.225-7012 Preference for Certain Domestic Commodities
252.225-7015 Restriction on Acquisition of Hand or Measuring Tools
252.225-7016 Restriction on Acquisition of Ball and Roller Bearings
252.225-7021 Trade Agreements
252.225-7036 Buy American Act-Free Trade Agreements Balance of Payments Program
252.227-7015 Technical Data-Commercial Items
252.227-7037 Validation of Restrictive Markings on Technical Data if applicable
252.225-7038 Restriction on Acquisition of Air Circuit Breakers
252.232-7003 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests
252-247-7023 Transportation of Supplies by Sea
252-247-7024 Notification of Transportation of Supplies by Sea
252-211-7003 Item Identification and Valuation
EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE FROM MARYLAND RETAIL SALES AND USE TAX (JUL 1999) (APG 52.0229-4100) Exemption Certificate No. 30005004 covers exemption from Maryland Retail Sales and Use Tax.
If you have complaints about this procurement, it is preferable that you first attempt to resolve those concerns with the responsible contracting officer. However, you can also protest to Headquarters, AMC. The HQ, AMC-Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC as an Alternative Dispute Resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the Government Accountability Office or other external forum. Contract award or performance is suspended during the protest to the same extent, and within the same time periods, as if filed at the GAO. The AMC protest decision goal is to resolve protests within 20 working days from filing. To be timely, protests must be filed within the periods specified in FAR 33.103. If you want to file a protest under the AMC-Level Protest Program, the protest must request resolution under that program and be sent to the address below. All other agency-level protests should be sent to the contracting officer for resolution.
HQ Army Materiel Command
Office of Command Counsel
9301 Chapek Rd, Room 2-1SE3401
Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5527
Facsimile number: (703) 806-8866 or 8875
Packages sent by FedEx, UPS, or other delivery service should be addressed to:
HQ Army Materiel Command
Office of Command Counsel
1412 Jackson Loop
Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5527
The AMC-level protest procedures are located on the Internet. If Internet access is not available, contact the contracting officer or HQ, AMC to obtain the AMC-level protest procedures.

Quotations must be dated and received by US Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Tenant Division 6001 Combat Drive, 2nd Floor, Room C2-101, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, 21005-1846, Attention Ms. Jordan-Terry. Quotes may be submitted via email to Ms. Jordan-Terry; Quotes must be received no later than January 17, 2014 @ 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST). All quotations from responsible sources will be fully considered. Vendors who are not registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database prior to award will not be considered. Vendors may register with SAM by calling 1-866-606-8220 or online at service desk For questions concerning this Request for Quotation contact Ms. Jordan-Terry via email Please provide any questions no later than January 14, 2014 @ 10:00 AM. NO TELEPHONE REQUESTS WILL BE HONORED.

ACC-APG-TENANT CONTRACTING DIV, , 4118 Susquehanna Avenue, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005-3013
ACC-APG-TENANT CONTRACTING DIV 6001 Combact Drive Aberdeen Proving Ground MD
Denise Jordan-Terry, 443-861-4725