CBD: NASA: NASA "Meatball" Logo Pins, Gold Orbiter Pins, Bronze ISS Pins

Status Report From: Johnson Space Center
Posted: Wednesday, September 12, 2001

[Commerce Business Daily: Posted in CBDNet on September 10, 2001]
From the Commerce Business Daily Online via GPO Access

CLASSCOD: 99--Miscellaneous
OFFADD: NASA/Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston Texas, 77058-3696, Mail Code: BJ
SOL 9-BJ2-Z66-01-47Q
DUE 100901
POC Jennifer L. Krause, Contract Specialist, Phone (281) 483-8269, Fax (281) 483-2138, Email - Richard W Bennett, Contracting Officer, Phone (281) 483-1872, Fax (281) 483-2138, Email

DESC: This notice is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. This procurement is being conducted under the Simplified Acquisition Procedures (SAP). This notice is being issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ) for 50,000 NASA "Meatball" Logo Pins; 50,000 Gold-plated Orbiter Pins; and 50,000 Antique Bronze-plated International Space Station (ISS) Pins. Pictures are included at

Offerors must submit a pre-production sample with their quote. The provisions and clauses in the RFQ are those in effect through FAC 97-27. This procurement is a total small business set-aside. See Note 1.

The NAICS Code and the small business size standard for this procurement are 339911 and 500, respectively. The quoter shall state in their quotation their size status for this procurement. All qualified responsible business sources may submit a quotation which shall be considered by the agency. Delivery to NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX is required by November 15, 2001. Delivery shall be FOB Destination. The DPAS rating for this procurement is DO-C9. Quotations for the items(s) described above are due by October 9, 2001 and may be mailed to NASA Johnson Space Center; Attn: BJ2/Jennifer Krause; 2101 NASA Road One; Houston, TX 77058. Quotations must include, solicitation number, FOB destination to this Center, proposed delivery schedule, discount/payment terms, warranty duration (if applicable), taxpayer identification number (TIN), identification of any special commercial terms, cage code,pre-production sample, and be signed by an authorized company representative.

Quoters are encouraged to use the Standard Form 1449, Solicitation/Contract/Order for Commercial Items form found at URL: to submit a quotation. Quoters shall provide the information required by FAR 52.212-1. If the end product(s) quoted is other than domestic end product(s) as defined in the clause entitled "Buy American Act -- Supplies," the quoter shall so state and shall list the country of origin. The Representations and Certifications required by FAR 52.2l2-3 may be obtained via the internet at URL: FAR 52.212-4 is applicable. FAR 52.212-5 is applicable. and the following identified clauses are incorporated by reference:52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.222-19, 52.225-1, 52.225-3, 52,225-13, 52.232-34. The FAR may be obtained via the Internet at URL: The NFS may be obtained via the Internet at URL:

Questions regarding this acquisition must be submitted in writing no later than September 18, 2001. Award will be based upon overall best value to the Government, with consideration given to the factors of proposed technical merits, price and past performance; other critical requirements (i.e., delivery) if so stated in the RFQ will also be considered. Unless otherwise stated in the solicitation, for selection purposes, technical, price and past performance are essentially equal in importance. It is critical that offerors provide adequate detail to allow evaluation of their offer (see FAR 52.212-1(b). Quoters must provide copies of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representation and Certifications - Commercial Items with their quote. See above for where to obtain copies of the form via the Internet. An ombudsman has been appointed - See NASA Specific Note "B".

Prospective quoters shall notify this office of their intent to submit a quotation. It is the quoter's responsibility to monitor the following Internet site for the release of amendments (if any): Potential quoters will be responsible for downloading their own copy of this combination synopsis/solicitation and amendments (if any). See Note(s) 1. Any referenced notes can be viewed at the following URL:


LINKDESC: Click here for the latest information about this notice
EMAILDESC: Jennifer L. Krause
CITE: (D-253 SN50X2M0)

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