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Metal Powder Bed Fusion 3D Printer

Solicitation number W3555-227019/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2021/12/03 17:00 EST

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: CETA/WTO-AGP/CPTPP/CFTA/FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama/Korea/UK
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Revision History:
    Amd 001 issued to postpone the solicitation closing date
    From:  2021/10/05 14:00 Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)
    To:    2021/11/05 14:00 Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)
    to allow time to review and publish responses to Bidder enquiries and related amendments to the requirement.
    Amd 002 issued to publish responses to Bidder enquiries and amendments to the solicitation.
    Amd 003 issued to postpone the solicitation closing date
    From:  2021/11/05 14:00 Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)
    To:    2021/11/19 14:00 Pacific Standard Time (PST)
    to allow time to review and publish responses to Bidder enquiries and related amendments to the requirement.
    Amd 004 issued to add Covid-19 Vaccination Requirements, and close the period for submitting enquiries and improvements on 2021/11/02.
    Amd 005 issued to publish the last responses to enquiries received and amendments to the requirement, and to postpone the solicitation closing date from 2021/11/19 14:00 Pacific Standard Time (PST) to 2021/12/03 14:00 PST to allow Bidders time to review and address all amendments is their submitted bid.
    1. The Department of National Defence (DND) requires supply, delivery, installation, start-up, commissioning, and on-site training and warranty services for a metal power bed fusion 3D printing system for use in the Machining Work Centre at Fleet Maintenance Facility CAPE BRETON, Victoria BC V9A 7N2 Canada in accordance with the requirement detailed herein.
    While delivery of the system is preferred by no later than 30-Jun-2022, delivery must be completed no earlier than 01-Apr-2022, and no later than 30-Sep-2022 (MANDATORY).
    The installation, start-up, commissioning and training services should be completed within 8 weeks from receipt of notification that the site is ready, or by no later than 31-Mar-2023, whichever comes first.
    The requirement includes the option to purchase one (1) additional system for Fleet Maintenance Facility CAPE SCOTT, Halifax NS B3J 3Y5 Canada, as well as options for additional on-site training and extended warranty services that may be exercised within 12 months after contract award. Refer to Annex B - Basis of Payment.
    Bidders must submit firm pricing for all requested goods and services (including optional items) to be given further consideration in the process.
    A bid must comply with all requirements of the bid solicitation and meet all mandatory technical and evaluation and financial evaluation criteria to be declared responsive. The responsive bid with the lowest evaluated price will be recommended for award of a contract.
    2. There are security requirements associated with this requirement. For additional information, consult Part 6 - Security, Financial and Other Requirements, and Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses. For more information on personnel and organization security screening or security clauses, Bidders should refer to the Contract Security Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada ( website.
    3. The requirement is subject to the provisions of the following Trade Agreements:
    Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    Canada - European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    Revised World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP)
    Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
    Canada - Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    Canada - Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    Canada - Honduras Free Trade Agreement
    Canada - Korea Free Trade Agreement
    Canada - Panama Free Trade Agreement
    Canada - Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    Canada - United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement (Canada-UK TCA)
    Canada - Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA)
    4, The Federal Contractors Program (FCP) for employment equity applies to this procurement; refer to Part 5 - Certifications and Additional Information, Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses and the annex titled Federal Contractors Program for Employment Equity - Certification.
    5. Due to the impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, Suppliers are required to submit bids electronically using the Canada Post epost Connect application for the subject bid solicitation. Faxed and hard copy (submitted in person or via mail/courier) bids will not be accepted for the subject bid solicitation. Bidders must refer to Part 2 entitled Bidder Instructions, and Part 3 entitled Bid Preparation Instructions, of the bid solicitation, for further information.
    6.  This requirement is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Supplier Personnel. Failure to complete and provide the COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Certification as part of the bid will render the bid non-responsive.
    It is the responsibility of the Bidder to ensure that all amendments issued prior to solicitation closing have been obtained and addressed in the submitted bid.
    Bidders intending to submit bids should obtain solicitation documents from the Government Electronic Tendering System (GETS) at
    The Government of Canada is not responsible for any tender notices and/or related documents and attachments not accessed directly through
    Amendments, when issued, will be available on GETS. Bidders basing their submissions on solicitation documents obtained from other sources do so at their own risk.
    For further information, please refer to the solicitation documents.
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Kobenter, Hélène
    (250) 508-7491 ( )
    () -
    401 - 1230 Government Street
    Victoria, B. C., V8W 3X4

    Buying organization(s)

    Department of National Defence
    101 Colonel By Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0K2
    Bidding details

    Full details regarding this tender opportunity are available in the documents below. Click on the document name to download the file. Contact the contracting officer if you have any questions regarding these documents.

    Tender documents
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    British Columbia
    Nova Scotia
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Lowest Price

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