THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE ONLY.  This is not a solicitation for bids, proposals, proposal abstracts, or quotations.  The purpose of this Sources Sought Notice is to obtain information regarding the availability and capability of all qualified sources to perform a potential requirement.  The responses received from interested contractors will assist the Government in determining the appropriate acquisition method.

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Network Contracting Office (NCO) 20, is conducting market research to identify potential sources which can provide the following services:

The Seattle and American Lake campuses are in need of industrial dishwashers. The Seattle campus requires one flight type dishwasher and the American Lake Campus requires one flight type and one conveyor dishwasher.  They would also require the removal of the existing machines and installation of the new ones.

The purpose of this survey is to find out if there are any Small Business manufacturers not re-sellers of the requested items.

Potential candidates having the capabilities necessary to provide the above stated equipment with installation are invited to respond to this Sources Sought Notice via e-mail to Joshua Medley at  no later than 7 April 2021, 5PM Pacific. No telephone inquiries will be accepted.

RESPONSES SHOULD INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:  company name, address, and business size; point of contact name, phone number, and e-mail address; capability statement and if the items are manufactured by you and available on a current GSA Federal Supply Schedule contract.  NAICS Code 333318 – Other Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing is applicable to determine business size standard.    Any questions or concerns may also be directed to Joshua Medley via e-mail.

Disclaimer and Important Notes:  This Sources Sought Notice does not obligate the Government to award a contract or otherwise pay for the information provided in response. The Government reserves the right to use information provided by respondents for any purpose deemed necessary and legally appropriate. The Government will treat any information received as proprietary and will not share such information with other companies.  Any organization responding to this Sources Sought Notice should ensure that its response is complete and sufficiently detailed to allow the Government to determine the organization's qualifications to perform the work. Respondents are advised that the Government is under no obligation to acknowledge receipt of the information received or provide feedback to respondents with respect to any information submitted. The Government may or may not issue a solicitation as a result of this announcement.  There is no solicitation available at this time.