NASA Solicitation: Rapid Prototype Machine

Status Report From: Johnson Space Center
Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2011

Synopsis/Solicitation Combo - Aug 25, 2011

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNJ11405551Q
Posted Date: Aug 25, 2011
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Aug 25, 2011
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Original Response Date: Sep 02, 2011
Current Response Date: Sep 02, 2011
Classification Code: 39 -- Materials handling equipment
NAICS Code: 423490 - Other Professional Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
Set-Aside Code: Total Small Business

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston Texas, 77058-3696, Mail Code: BH


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; offers are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.

This notice is being issued as a Request for Quotations (RFQ) for the following rapid prototype machine:

1 EA ProJet HD 3000 Plus Professional 3D Printer.

The provisions and clauses in the RFQ are those in effect through FAC 2005-53.

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 423490 and 100 respectively. The offeror shall state in their offer their size status for this procurement.

All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency.

Delivery to NASA/Johnson Space Center is required within 3 weeks ARO. Delivery shall be FOB Destination.

Offers for the items(s) described above are due by 4:00pm local time on September 2, 2011 to Peter Hollis at and 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, and be signed by an authorized company representative. Offerors are encouraged to use the Standard Form 1449, Solicitation/Contract/Order for Commercial Items form found at URL:

Offerors shall provide the information required by FAR 52.212-1 (JUNE 2008), Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items, which is incorporated by reference.

If the end product(s) offered is other than domestic end product(s) as defined in the clause entitled "Buy American Act -- Supplies," the offeror shall so state and shall list the country of origin.

FAR 52.212-4 (JUNE 2010), Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items is applicable.

FAR 52.212-5 (AUG 2011), Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items is applicable and the following identified clauses are incorporated by reference: 52.222-3,52.222-19,52.222-21,52.222-26,52.222-36,52.225-1.

The FAR may be obtained via the Internet at URL:

The NFS may be obtained via the Internet at URL:

All contractual and technical questions must be in writing via e-mail to not later than 4:00pm local time on August 31, 2011. Telephone questions will not be accepted.

Selection and award will be made to the lowest priced, technically acceptable offeror. Technical acceptability will be determined by review of information submitted by the offeror which must provide a description in sufficient detail to show that the product offered meets the Government's requirement.

Offerors must include completed copies of the provision at 52.212-3 (MAY 2011), Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items with their offer. These may be obtained via the internet at URL: . These representations and certifications will be incorporated by reference in any resultant contract.

An ombudsman has been appointed -- See NASA Specific Note "B".

Prospective offerors shall notify this office of their intent to submit an offer. It is the offeror's responsibility to monitor the following Internet site for the release of solicitation amendments (if any): . Potential offerors will be responsible for downloading their own copy of this combination synopsis/solicitation and amendments (if any).

Any referenced notes may be viewed at the following URLs linked below.

Point of Contact

Name: Pete S. Hollis
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: 281-792-7510
Fax: 281-244-5331

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