Uprade Gas Chromatograph System

Solicitation number 31019-131528/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2013/11/27 17:00 EST


    Description
    Trade Agreement: NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama
    Tendering Procedures: 
    Attachment: None
    Non-Competitive Procurement Strategy: Interchangeable Parts
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Vendor Name and Address: 
    Agilent Technologies Canada Inc.
    6705 Millcreek
    Unit 5
    Mississauga Ontario
    Canada
    L5N5M4
    Nature of Requirements: 
    31019-131528/A
    Armstrong, Wendy
    Telephone No. - (604) 775-7691 
    Fax No. - (604) 775-7526
    
    Title:    Upgrade to existing Gas Chromatograph
    
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    how the supplier meets the advertised requirements.
    
    Definition of the Requirement:
    
    The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) has a requirement
    to upgrade the existing equipment to enable the analysis of
    volatiles to comply to ASTM D1945, the analyses of sulphur
    components to comply to ASTM D5504, and the analysis of
    siloxanes to comply to current practices.
    
    Criteria for assessment of the Statement of Capabilities 
    This requirement is to upgrade the existing Gas Chromatograph
    6890 Series Custom with Software that was acquired roughly in
    year 2000.  The equipment required is used specifically for the
    Bio-Energy division of the National Research Council (NRC)
    extensively for current ongoing projects and to meet the
    required needs of the NRC current clients and existing signed
    agreements.  
    
    Agilent Technologies has exclusive ownership of, and rights to
    use the intellectual property (IP) for the GC LAN interface.
    
    Applicability of the trade agreement(s) to the procurement
    This procurement is subject to the following trade agreement(s) 
    
    Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) 
    North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
    
    Delivery date
    The system/equipment  must be delivered within 6 weeks from date
    of award.
    
    Cost estimate of the proposed contract
    The estimated value of the contract is $118,000.00 (taxes extra)
    
    Closing date for a submission of a statement of capabilities
    The closing date and time for accepting statements of
    capabilities is November 27, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. PST).
    
    Inquiries and submission of statements of capabilities
    Inquiries and statements of capabilities are to be directed to:
    
    Wendy Armstrong
    Supply Specialist
    #219 - 800 Burrard Street
    Vancouver, BC  V6Z 0B9
    Telephone:    	604-775-7691
    Facsimile:     	604-775-7526
    E-mail:	wendy.armstrong@pwgsc.gc.ca
    
    
    
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    
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    Contract duration

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    Trade agreements

    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Organization
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Address
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    Armstrong, Wendy
    Phone
    (604) 775-7691 ( )
    Fax
    (604) 775-7526
    Address
    800 Burrard Street, 12th Floor
    800, rue Burrard, 12e étage
    Vancouver, BC, V6Z 0B9

    Buying organization(s)

    Organization
    National Research Council Canada
    Address
    100 Sussex Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0R6
    Canada
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Advance Contract Award Notice
    Language(s)
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    British Columbia
    Commodity - GSIN
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