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  • AndrewTCarbone
    DoD, GSA, and NASA are considering an amendment to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to establish a standard survey for obtaining voluntary feedback from actual and potential offerors on Government contracts and solicitations.
     
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    Last Activity: 7/26/2018 1:44 PM
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  • GSA Furniture Expert
    A cross-agency Furniture Commodity Team is developing an Office Furniture Ordering Guide.
     
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    Last Activity: 4/28/2015 2:51 PM
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  • GSA Furniture Expert
    Listen to Diana Leonardo, Strategic Sourcing Portfolio Liaison for GSA’s General Supplies and Services, provide an overview of the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative program, goals and more.
     
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    Last Activity: 3/26/2015 5:44 PM
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  • GSA Furniture Expert
    View this video of Lela Vandecar, Contracting Officer for GSA’s Integrated Workplace Acquisition Center, discussing an overview of the Furniture program, phases, and categories.  Insight will be shared on how this solution will coincide with the federal government’s strategic sourcing principles as a possible acquisition vehicle.
     
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    Last Activity: 3/16/2015 2:38 PM
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    sales@therefini...
    As a leader in furniture asset management, we understand the difficulties faced by businesses to implement green solutions while also being mindful of costs. The Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative (FSSI) Furniture program offers a practical roadmap...Read More
  • GSA Furniture Expert
    Below is the two-part recording of the April 15, 2014 online Industry Day event and includes the audio and visual screen display (including chat window and presentation slides).  For the PDF document of questions and answers from the event, please visit the following page, published on May 8, 2014: https://interact.gsa.gov/blog/questions-and-answers-furniture-industry-meeting-are-now-available
     
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    Last Activity: 3/16/2015 2:36 PM
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  • GSA Furniture Expert
    GSA has had multiple discussions with industry and government on the definition of fabric levels.  It is our understanding that entry level, mid-grade and high level fabrics have different meanings to both industry and government.
     
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    Last Activity: 7/15/2014 11:10 PM
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    GS-27F-0026X
    • In my opinion, attempting to define price points or groupings of fabrics based on abrasion tests is not a valid course.  Some of the most costly fabrics have very low abrasion resistance numbers and some of the least costly fabrics have...Read More
    rebecca_m
    From my experience, fabric grade is usually tied to fiber content, construction, weave complexity, and price. Wyzenbeek results can be a factor, but usually durability is a product of those other factors and does not determine grade alone.There can be a...Read More
    seatinginc
    In our small manufacturing company, grades are determined by our cost to buy the textile.Textiles that are purchased in rolls from the mill are less expensive than "cuts" which are usually purchased from a secondary supplier.  Cost is also...Read More
    askleis
    I reached out to one of our fabric suppliers to gather more information about fabric grading. Here is the information I obtained from the supplier. Fabric grades relate to the cost of the fabrics and provide manufacturers witha means for determining...Read More
    Maxmg123
    We find that most manufactures have a number or letter grading system. Always starting with 1, 2, 3 or A, B, C for the lowest grades and going up from there. Entry level and mid-grade fabrics are normally direct from Mills and high level fabrics are...Read More
  • GSA Furniture Expert
    The answers to questions submitted by industry participants during the April 15, 2014 GSA FSSI Furniture Virtual Industry Meeting are now available.
     
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    Last Activity: 6/3/2014 10:41 PM
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    BornsteinSong
    Do you have any schedule for future Virtual Industry Day Meetings for FSSI Furniture?
    GSA Furniture Expert
    We do not have any industry meetings scheduled at this time; however, we will continue to communicate with industry and you will be notified through this site on any future industry engagement events as soon as they are planned.
  • GSA Furniture Expert
      GSA Response to the Coalition for Government Procurement’s Comments and Questions:
     
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    Last Activity: 5/5/2014 1:28 PM
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  • GSA Furniture Expert
    On Tuesday, April 15, 2014 from 10:00AM  to 12:00PM (EST), GSA will be holding a virtual meeting dedicated to engaging commercial industry to gather their input regarding the development of a government-wide, potential strategic sourcing program related to furniture products and services.  
     
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    Last Activity: 4/30/2014 11:14 AM
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    stoncopt66
    Has the FSSI GSA virtual meeting from April 15th been posted yet?Please advise.
    GSA Furniture Expert
    Our 508 Compliance Team is working on converting the recorded session so it can be available to everyone.  As soon as we have that it will be posted and you will receive an automatic notification when it goes up.
  • GSA Furniture Expert
    After receiving feedback on the Request for Information (RFI) and careful consideration, the closing date of the RFI is being extended three weeks to Friday, May 16, 2014.  This date is also one month after the Virtual Listen to Industry Meeting which will clarify any questions regarding the RFI.
     
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    Last Activity: 4/9/2014 2:23 PM
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