Matter of: Coherent, Inc. File: B-270998 Date: May 7, 1996
B-270998: May 7, 1996
Offerors were required by the solicitation to certify whether the items proposed were commercial items defined by the clause as follows: (b)(1) Commercial items means items regularly used in the course of normal business operations for other than Government purposes which: (i) have been sold or licensed to the general public. (ii) have not been sold or licensed. Have been offered for sale or license to the general public. (iii) Are not yet available in the commercial marketplace. Will be available for commercial delivery in a reasonable period of time. (iv) Are described in paragraphs (i). Determined that all three proposals were technically acceptable and within the competitive range.