LANL awards subcontracts for architectural and engineering services
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Northern New Mexico small businesses to provide servicesLos Alamos, New Mexico, August 28, 2009—Six small businesses are receiving subcontracts totaling up to $200 million for providing architectural and engineering services to Los Alamos National Laboratory.
The small businesses receiving the subcontracts from Los Alamos National Security, LLC are Lopez Engineering, Inc.; Merrick & Company; Mosaic-STC, A Joint Venture; Professional Project Service, Inc.; Vigil Enterprises, Inc.; and Weidlinger-Navarro Northern New Mexico Joint Venture. These six small businesses represent a total of 41 firms, both large and small, that teamed to compete for architecture and engineering contract work. Three of the businesses are located in Northern New Mexico while the other three have strong roots in the region through their teaming arrangements, explained Kathryn Smith of the Laboratory’s Acquisition Services Management Division.
The subcontracts, which run five years, call for the companies to augment in-house design engineering capabilities at the Laboratory.
“These competitively bid subcontracts will help the Laboratory meet mission goals and requirements for design engineering,” said Smith.
“The subcontracts also demonstrate the Laboratory’s continuing commitment to working with small businesses in Northern New Mexico and the region. We are confident that these companies will provide excellent services to Los Alamos National Laboratory,” said Dennis Roybal, small business program manager for the Laboratory.
Los Alamos National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security, is operated by Los Alamos National Security, LLC, a team composed of Bechtel National, the University of California, BWX Technologies, Inc. and URS for the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration.
Los Alamos enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.