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Opportunities

Heat Pump Water Heaters - 2024-108
A company in Illinois is seeking is seeking manufacturers of Heat Pump Water Heaters #2024-108
Heat Pump Water Heaters to be used to replace natural gas and/or electric water heaters. Production of water heaters powered by heat pumps. Manufacture of water tank, along with compressor and utilization of refrigerants. 50 to 200 gallon capacity or tankless. Must use refrigerant with low Global Warming Potential (<700).

Reason
BABA

Volume
10 units in calendar year 2024

Pricing
$6,000 per unit 

Timing
2 months

Location
Cook County, Illinois

Submission Due Date: June 21, 2024
[HARDWARE] Conduit Clamp 4″/ Clamp 2″/ Coupling Conduit Compression - 2024-109
A company in Alaska is seeking is seeking manufacturers of  [HARDWARE] Conduit Clamp 4"/ Clamp 2"/ Coupling Conduit Compression #2024-109
[HARDWARE] 3 items in this grouping
// 1: RIGID STEEL CONDUIT CLAMP 4 IN ELECTROGALVANIZED STEEL 2- PIECE PRE-ASSEMBLED RIGID/IMC CONDUIT CLAMP 11 GA USED TO SUPPORT OR SECURE RIGID/IMC CONDUIT TO MOUNTING SURFACE
2: CLAMP, STAND-OFF, 2", UNISTRUC, MFG# 703 2 EG
3: COUPLING CONDUIT COMPRESSION 1 1/4 IN PVC MFG 400T06

Reason
BABA

Volume
Item 1: 54 Item 2: 12 Item 3: 81

Pricing
Best Available  

Timing
ASAP

Location
Anchorage, Alaska

Submission Due Date: June 21, 2024
Muletape - 2024-110
A company in Alaska is seeking is seeking manufacturers of  Muletape #2024-110
MULETAPE 1/2 IN 1250 LB DETECTABLE 22 GUAGE WIRE 3000FT MFG DT1250P. Item Group: Pull Rope.

Reason
2nd Supplier

Volume
25 units needed for this project. Potential business for future projects.

Pricing
Best Available  

Timing
ASAP

Location
Anchorage, Alaska

Submission Due Date: June 21, 2024
Ground Rod, Copper-Bonded Steel - 2024-111
A company in Alaska is seeking is seeking manufacturers of  Ground Rod, Copper-Bonded Steel #2024-111
GROUND ROD, 5/8 X 8', UL APPROVED, COPPER-BONDED STEEL, MFG# 615883

Reason
2nd Supplier

Volume
115 needed for this project; potential business from future projects

Pricing
Best Available  

Timing
ASAP

Location
Anchorage, Alaska

Submission Due Date: June 21, 2024
Coax Cable, Multiple Sizes - 2024-112
A company in Alaska is seeking is seeking manufacturers of  Coax Cable, Multiple Sizes #2024-112
[COAX] 3 items in this grouping // Item 1: CABLE, COAX, .875, UNDERGROUND, FLOODED, P3 875 JCASS, MFG# 5309103 Item 2: CABLE, COAX, .875, AERIAL, P3 875 JCA, MFG# 5309003 Item 3: CABLE, COAX, .625, UNDERGROUND, FLOODED, P3 625 JCASS, MFG# 5308103

Reason
2nd Supplier

Volume
Item 1: 12917 needed Item 2: 4620 needed Item 3: 14624 needed; Potential business on future projects

Pricing
Best Available  

Timing
ASAP

Location
Anchorage, Alaska

Submission Due Date: June 21, 2024
Coax in Conduit, 2 sizes - 2024-113
A company in Alaska is seeking is seeking manufacturers of  Coax in Conduit, 2 sizes #2024-113
[COAX] 2 items in this grouping // Item 1: CABLE, CIC, 875, JCASS, P3, 2" INNERDUCT, SDR11, BLACK, (2500 FT/RL) Item 2: CABLE, COAX, CIC-.625, 1 1/4" SDR13.5. Item 1: OEM# 200B0P3875JCASS; Last Supplier: TVC; Last Manufacturer: COMMSCOPE // Item 2: OEM# CX335000224; Last Supplier: TVC; Last Manufacturer: COMMSCOPE

Reason
BABA

Volume
Item 1: 8523 needed Item 2: 7150 needed; potential business for future projects

Pricing
Best Available  

Timing
ASAP

Location
Anchorage, Alaska

Submission Due Date: June 21, 2024
Splice Connector, 2 types - 2024-114
A company in Alaska is seeking is seeking manufacturers of  Splice Connector, 2 types #2024-114
[SPLICE CONNECTOR] 2 items in this grouping Item 1: CONNECTOR, SPLICE, 625, P3, 2PIECE, MFG# G2-625-SP-P3 Item 2: GILBERT .500" SPLICE CONNECTOR MFG# GRS-500-SP-DU-03.  Item 1 OEM#G2625SPP3 ; Last Supplier: TVC, Digicomm; Last Manufacturer: COMMSCOPE?// Item 2 OEM# MXD3456BL5300; Last Supplier: TVC; Last Manufacturer: MAXCELL.

Reason
BABA

Volume
Item 1: 5 boxes; Item 2: 15 ea // Potential business for future projects

Pricing
Best Available  

Timing
ASAP

Location
Anchorage, Alaska

Submission Due Date: June 21, 2024
3 Piece Connectors + Adaptor - 2024-115
A company in Alaska is seeking is seeking manufacturers of  3 Piece Connectors + Adaptor #2024-115
[CONNECTOR + ADAPTOR] 3 items in this grouping // Item 1: CONNECTOR .625P3 CABLE TO "F" FEMALE 3PC MFG GRS625BAFFDU02 Item 2: CONNECTOR 3 PIECE PIN TYPE LONG PIN 875 P3/T10 MFG GRS875CHDU02T Item 3: ADAPTER KS MALE TO F FEMALE LONG PIN MFG GF625CHT

Reason
BABA

Volume
Item 1: 20 boxes; Item 2: 73 boxes; Item 3: 18 boxes // Potential business for future projects

Pricing
Best Available  

Timing
ASAP

Location
Anchorage, Alaska

Submission Due Date: June 21, 2024
Fiber Cables, OPTIFIT - 2024-116
A company in Alaska is seeking is seeking manufacturers of Fiber Cables, OPTIFIT #2024-116
[FIBER] 2 items in this grouping // Item 1: CABLE, FIBER, 12CT, 600FT, 2MM, OPTIFIT, MFG# 44V1212AGF00600 Item 2: CABLE, FIBER, 12CT, OPTIFIT, 300' PIGTAIL, OS2 BENDIMPROVISED SM END A (12) LC UPC END B PIGTAIL 2.0 MM CIRCULAR NON ARMORED 0300 FEET MFG CCSVCD0000-0F0300

Reason
BABA

Volume
Single unit of each is needed; potential business for future projects

Pricing
Best Available  

Timing
ASAP

Location
Anchorage, Alaska

Submission Due Date: June 21, 2024
Fiber Cleaner, Telecomm Specific - 2024-117
A company in Alaska is seeking is seeking manufacturers of Fiber Cleaner, Telecomm Specific #2024-117
CLEANER, TYPE A, CLETOP CASSETT, W/BLUE TAPE, (FOR 2.5MM FERRULES ON CONNECTORS TYPE SC, FC,ST, E2000), MFG# 14100500

Reason
BABA

Volume
2 units needed; potential business for future projects

Pricing
Best Available  

Timing
ASAP

Location
Anchorage, Alaska

Submission Due Date: June 21, 2024
[FIBER HARDWARE] Fiber Splice Tray + Tray Holder  - 2024-118
A company in Alaska is seeking is seeking manufacturers of [FIBER HARDWARE] Fiber Splice Tray + Tray Holder #2024-118
[FIBER HARDWARE] 2 items in this grouping // Item 1: SPLICE TRAY HOLDER FOR WCH-02P MFG WCH-SPLC-2P Item 2: TRAY, FIBER SPLICE, 12 FUSION SPLICE

Reason
BABA

Volume
Item 1: 1 needed; Item 2: 13 needed; potential business for future projects

Pricing
Best Available  

Timing
ASAP

Location
Anchorage, Alaska

Submission Due Date: June 21, 2024
Die Cast Aluminum Housing for Gas Regulator - 2024-119
A company in West Virgina is seeking is seeking manufacturers of Die Cast Aluminum Housing for Gas Regulator #2024-119
This item is used as the “body” of a Gas Regulator which needs to have extremely low porosity levels in order to control the pressure of natural gas effectively.

Reason
Other - Decrease lead time, increase domestic supply chain, decrease language barrier.

Volume
130,000 pieces annually

Pricing
$3.00 per piece

Timing
No strict requirements, as soon as possible

Location
Weirton, WV

Submission Due Date: June 21, 2024
Nitrile Gloves - 2024-120
A company in Virgina is seeking is seeking manufacturers of Nitrile Gloves #2024-120
Nitrile gloves are required by the Department of Veterans Affairs to continue mission critical operations to provide health care services to Veterans and beneficiaries, as well as to protect the VA workforce from several dangerous exposures. The use of nitrile gloves by VA personnel is in the best interest of the VA workforce and the broader public as gloves help to prevent or mitigate public health crises. Without nitrile gloves, the VA workforce would lack adequate protection against communicable diseases, as defined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as well as risk exposure to chemical and hazardous substances such as Fentanyl. By protecting the VA workforce against communicable diseases, and exposure to hazardous substances, the gloves also indirectly protect the broader public. The Supplier Scouting Synopsis for nitrile gloves is a market research effort to determine domestic manufacturers of nitrile gloves and their production capacities.

Reason
BABA

Volume
VA requires approximately 253,992,000 each exam gloves, and 26,000 each surgical gloves, in a 120-day period.

Pricing
Target prices are not available as VA is conducting market research to determine domestic manufacturers of nitrile gloves.

Timing
The nitrile gloves are a continuous need.

Location
The nitrile gloves are used at many VA medical centers and clinics throughout the United States.

Submission Due Date: June 21, 2024
Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (NBR) - 2024-121
A company in Virgina is seeking is seeking manufacturers of Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (NBR) #2024-121
Nitrile gloves are required by the Department of Veterans Affairs to continue mission critical operations to provide health care services to Veterans and beneficiaries, as well as to protect the VA workforce from several dangerous exposures. The use of nitrile gloves by VA personnel is in the best interest of the VA workforce and the broader public as gloves help to prevent or mitigate public health crises. Without nitrile gloves, the VA workforce would lack adequate protection against communicable diseases, as defined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as well as risk exposure to chemical and hazardous substances such as Fentanyl. By protecting the VA workforce against communicable diseases, and exposure to hazardous substances, the gloves also indirectly protect the broader public. The Supplier Scouting Synopsis for nitrile gloves is a market research effort to determine domestic manufacturers of nitrile gloves and their production capacities.

Reason
BABA

Volume
The NBR is a main component to nitrile gloves. VA requires approximately 253,992,000 each nitrile exam gloves during a 120-day period..

Pricing
Target prices are not currently available as this Supplier Scouting Synopsis is a market research effort to determine if there are domestic manufacturers of NBR.

Timing
The nitrile gloves are a continuous need.

Location
The nitrile gloves are used at many VA medical centers and clinics throughout the United States.

Submission Due Date: June 21, 2024
Glycol Make-up Unit - 2024-122
A company in Washington is seeking is seeking manufacturers of Glycol Make-up Unit #2024-122
It's a system that adds glycol into pipe water to prevent freezing and maintain water pressure.

Reason
BABA

Volume
1 unit

Pricing
Unknown, looking for quotes, best available 

Timing
ASAP

Location
Washington

Submission Due Date: June 21, 2024
Slack loop, Fiber  - 2024-126
A company in Alaska is seeking is seeking manufacturers of Slack loop, Fiber #2024-126
SLACK LOOP, FIBER, 20.2" X 34", 21.4" OD, (SNOW SHOE), MFG# FOS6TMK

Reason
2nd Supplier

Volume
4 units, potential business from future projects

Pricing
Best Available  

Timing
ASAP

Location
Anchorage, Alaska

Submission Due Date: June 28, 2024
Duct Plug  - 2024-127
A company in Alaska is seeking is seeking manufacturers of Duct Plug #2024-127
PLUG DUCT BLANK 1 1/4 IN WITH ROPE TIE 1.14-1.48 ID

Reason
BABA

Volume
70 units, potential business from future projects

Pricing
Best Available  

Timing
ASAP

Location
Anchorage, Alaska

Submission Due Date: June 28, 2024
Vault Lid, Polymer Concrete - 2024-128
A company in Alaska is seeking is seeking manufacturers of Vault Lid, Polymer Concrete #2024-128
VAULT, LID, 30" X 48", POLYMER CONCRETE, EXTRA HEAVY W/2 BOLTS, FIBER OPTIC, W/EMS IN LID, 4 EA 18" CABLE TRAYS, MFG 400-110048

Reason
BABA

Volume
1 unit, potential business from future projects

Pricing
Best Available  

Timing
ASAP

Location
Anchorage, Alaska

Submission Due Date: June 28, 2024
Electrolyzer Manufacturer - 2024-129
A company in Oklahoma is seeking is seeking manufacturers of Electrolyzer Manufacturer #2024-129
Electrolyzer Manufacturers: We are seeking companies that manufacture electrolyzer stacks. Also, looking for organizations that provide electrolyzer stack testing as a service completed product.

Reason
New product startup

Volume
TBD, In the pre-design/identification phase. This cannot be forecasted yet because it will be project specific.

Pricing
TBD, In the pre-design/identification phase. This cannot be forecasted yet because it will be project specific.

Timing
Q1 2025

Location
TBD

Submission Due Date: July 3, 2024
Industrial Diesel Generator - 2024-123
A company in the USA is seeking is seeking manufacturers of Industrial Diesel Generator #2024-123
Diesel generator must be manufactured in the United States. The cost of the components of the industrial diesel generator that are mined, produced, or manufactured in the United States must be greater than 55 percent of the total cost of all components of the industrial diesel generator. See additional comments section for instructions on how to determine the total cost of the components. This is a Request for Information, not currently an active project. There is no Request for Quote at this time. We are looking for manufacturers that currently produce a BABA compliant product AND manufacturers that could modify the product to be BABA compliant. we are trying to identify capabilities before designing around a specific identified product.

Reason
BABA

Volume
In the pre-design/identification phase. This cannot be forecasted yet because it will be project-specific.

Pricing
In the pre-design/identification phase. This cannot be forecasted yet because it will be project-specific.  

Timing
2025 is the timeline due to design.

Location
Multiple U.S. Locations.

Submission Due Date: July 28, 2024
Solar Panel - 2024-124
A company in the USA is seeking is seeking manufacturers of Solar Panel  #2024-124
Solar panels must be manufactured in the United States. The cost of the components of the solar panels that are mined, produced, or manufactured in the United States must be greater than 55 percent of the total cost of all components of the solar panel. See additional comments section for instructions on how to determine the total cost of the components. This is a Request for Information, not currently an active project. There is no Request for Quote at this time. We are looking for manufacturers that currently produce a BABA compliant product AND manufacturers that could modify the product to be BABA compliant. This is an attempt to identify capabilities before designing around a specific identified product.

Reason
BABA

Volume
In the pre-design/identification phase. This cannot be forecasted yet because it will be project-specific.

Pricing
In the pre-design/identification phase. This cannot be forecasted yet because it will be project-specific.  

Timing
2025 is the timeline due to design.

Location
Multiple U.S. Locations.

Submission Due Date: July 28, 2024
Fans for fan coils - 2024-030
A company in South Carolina is seeking is seeking manufacturers of Fans for fan coils #2024-030
These items are intended to be used for residential and commercial appliances. We are looking for radial fans and fan coils.

Reason
BABA

Volume
Currently about 2500 units/year

Pricing
About $90/unit

Timing
Immediate

Location
Anderson, South Carolina

Submission Due Date: February 6, 2025