Circular, Velour, Plush Knit Cloth

State: New York
Level of Government: Federal
  • 15 - Aircraft and Airframe Structural Components
Opps ID: NBD00159154669207218
Posted Date: Nov 20, 2019
Due Date: Dec 3, 2019
Solicitation No: W911SD20R0016
Source: Members Only
Circular, Velour, Plush Knit Cloth
Contract Opportunity
Notice ID
Related Notice
Department/Ind. Agency
Major Command
Sub Command
General Information
  • Contract Opportunity Type: Sources Sought (Original)
  • All Dates/Times are: (UTC-05:00) EASTERN STANDARD TIME, NEW YORK, USA
  • Original Published Date: Nov 19, 2019 03:06 pm EST
  • Original Response Date: Dec 03, 2019 03:30 pm EST
  • Inactive Policy: 15 days after response date
  • Original Inactive Date: Dec 18, 2019
  • Initiative:
    • None
  • Original Set Aside: Total Small Business Set-Aside (FAR 19.5)
  • Product Service Code: 8415 - CLOTHING, SPECIAL PURPOSE
  • NAICS Code: 313240 - Knit Fabric Mills
  • Place of Performance:
    West Point , NY 10996


This is a Sources Sought Notice ONLY. The U.S. Government desires to procure Circular, Velour, Plush Knit Cloth for The United States Military Academy at West Point, NY on a small business set-aside basis, provided 2 or more qualified small businesses respond to this sources sought synopsis with information sufficient to support a set-aside. Be advised that the U.S. Government will not be able to set aside this requirement if 2 or more small businesses do not respond with information to support the set-aside. We encourage all small businesses, in all socioeconomic categories (including, 8(a) Business Development Program, Small Disadvantage Business, Historically Underutilized Business Zone, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, Women-Owned Small Business concerns), to identify their capabilities in meeting the requirement at a fair market price.

This notice is issued solely for information and planning purposes – it does not constitute a Request for Quote (RFQ)/Invitation for Bid (IFB)/Request for Proposal (RFP) or a promise to issue an RFQ, IFB or RFP in the future. This notice does not commit the U.S. Government to contract for any supply or service. Further, the U.S. Government is not seeking quotes, bids or proposals at this time and will not accept unsolicited proposals in response to this sources sought notice. The U.S. Government will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this notice. Submittals will not be returned to the responder. Not responding to this notice does not preclude participation in any future RFQ or IFB or RFP, if any is issued. If a solicitation is released, it will be synopsized on the Governmentwide Point of Entry. It is the responsibility of potential offerors to monitor the Governmentwide Point of Entry for additional information pertaining to this requirement. The anticipated NAICS code(s) is 313240 – Knit fabric mills manufacturing size standard is 500 employees.

A need is anticipated for the 2,000 yards of Circular, Velour, Plush Knit Cloth for Cadet issue at the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY 10996.

In response to this sources sought, please provide:

  1. Name of the firm, point of contact, phone number, email address, DUNS number, CAGE code, a statement regarding small business status (including small business type(s)/certifications(s) such as SDB, 8(a), HUBZone, SDVOSB, WOSB, etc.) and the corresponding NAICS code.

  1. Identify whether your firm is interested in competing for this requirement as a prime contractor or not. Identify subcontracting, joint ventures or teaming arrangement that will be pursued, if any.

  1. Information in sufficient detail regarding previous experience (indicate whether as a prime contractor or subcontractor) on similar requirements (include size, scope, complexity, timeframe, government or commercial), pertinent certifications, etc., that will facilitate making a capability determination.

  1. Information to help determine if the requirement for 2,000 yards of Circular, Velour, Plush Knit Cloth is commercially available, including pricing information, basis for the pricing information (e.g., market pricing, catalog pricing), delivery schedules, customary terms and conditions, warranties, etc.

  1. Identify how the Army can best structure these contract requirements to facilitate competition by and among small business concerns.

  1. Identify any condition or action that may be having the effect of unnecessarily restricting competition with respect to this acquisition. Please contact the MICC Advocate for Competition, Tara D’Amico, at, (845) 938-5102, if you believe that this action is unreasonably restricting competition. Include the subject of the acquisition, this announcement, and the MICC POC information from the notice. Provide the specific aspects that unreasonably restrict competition and the rationale for such conclusion.

  1. Recommendations to improve the approach/specifications/draft PWS/PRS to acquiring the identified items/services.

  1. Please make sure to provide lead time to manufacture QTY 2,000 yards of Circular, Velour, Plush Knit Cloth.

  1. BUY AMERICAN STATUE (FAR 52.225) applies.

Contact Information
Contracting Office Address
  • WEST POINT , NY 10996-1514
Primary Point of Contact
Secondary Point of Contact

  • Nov 19, 2019 03:06 pm ESTSources Sought (Original)


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