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Programmable Logic Controller Unit Repair and Replacement

National Eye Institute / National Institute of Health

Announcement/Number:  EE21-006391
Post Date: September 02, 2021
Closing Response Date: September 05, 2021
Proposed Award Date: September 06, 2021
Project Title: Programmable Logic Controller Unit Repair and Replacement
Contracting Office: National Eye Institute, Building 31, Room 6A52
Contact Point/Contracting Officer/Contract Specialist: Elaine Estrella,
North American Classification System (NAICS) Code (include): 811219
Size Standard: $6.5MIL
Classification Code: Other Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance

Offerors must quote on all items to be eligible for award. The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation. 

Product Requirement / Specification

Part Number

Description of Requirement



PRIMUS PSS11 control platform



Labor and Installation



NEI Laboratory / NIH
49 Convent Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892


Payment will be made 30 days after internal receiving in NIH system.


Firm Fixed 


Product Specification must match requirement.

The requirement is to replace failed Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) control on the ETC bulk autoclave that supports the animal researchers within the animal facilities. The facility is currently operating on only one unit running and this is creating an adverse impact on the staff’s ability to care for the animal in the facility. There are no other commercial vendors or distributors that can provide these controller unit immediately. Therefore, for the reasons detailed above, there is only one responsible source and no other suppliers or services will satisfy (FAR 6.302-1).

Closing Statement: This notice is not a request for competitive proposals.  However, interested parties may identify their interest and capability to respond to this notice.  Responses to this notice shall contain sufficient information to establish the interested parties’ bona-fide capabilities for fulfilling the requirement and include: unit price, list price, shipping and handling costs, the delivery period after contract award, the prompt payment discount terms, the F.O.B. Point (Destination or Origin), the Dun & Bradstreet Number (DUNS), the Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN), and the certification of business size. All offerors must have an active registration in the System for Award Management (SAM)

A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed action based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. The information received will normally be considered solely for the purposes of determining whether to proceed on a non-competitive basis or to conduct a competitive procurement.

All responses must be received by September 05, 2021 and must reference number EE21-006391. Responses may be submitted electronically to or hand delivered in person. Fax responses will not be accepted.

“All responsible sources may submit a bid, proposal, or quotation which shall be considered by the agency.”

Last updated: September 2, 2021