Martin Electronics, Inc., B-290846.3; B-290846.4, December 23, 2002 * REDACTED DECISION
B-290846.3,B-290846.4: Dec 23, 2002
DIGEST Protest is sustained where agency conducted exchanges with offerors in a manner that favored one over the other and where. The solicitation further provided that manufacturing plan and past performance were of equal importance and that these factors. Were "significantly more important than price. Offerors were required to identify "recent" and "relevant" contracts they had performed. /5/ The solicitation specifically defined "recent" past performance as "occurring within the past three years to the date of the solicitation closing. Based on these submissions the ratings and evaluated prices for MEI's and PSI's proposals were as follows: /7/ Evaluation Factor MEI PSI Manufacturing Plan .