Terms & Conditions

General Terms and Conditions

QA 1

Machining suppliers must furnish inspection report, certificate of conformance and as applicable material and processing certifications for the parts, they submit.


QA 2

Documented first article inspection reports shall be submitted to Quality prior to the beginning of production or Maintained at supplier. The supplier assumes all financial responsibility for replacement, rework, and material when production of parts is begun without first article inspection approval from quality. AS9102 f/a form when stipulated on .P.O.


QA 3

Any delay in shipment for any reason has to be conveyed to customer quality as soon as the delay is known by the supplier.


QA 4

Any change to the contract requirements by the supplier must be approved by the customer in writing.


QA 5

All information in the contract must be held in confidence by the supplier and no third party request for information will be authorized unless instructed in writing by customer representative. All documents to be retained for 10-year min unless extended retention is required by customer quality flowdown.


QA 6

In addition to our right of access, the supplier agrees to right of access for our customers, or regulatory agencies to all facilities and records in the performance of this contract.


QA 7

Manufactures or machining shops must have a quality system in compliance to AS9003, AS9100, or ISO9001:2008 as applicable by our customer.


QA 8

Subcontractors are required to notify quality prior to transferring any work to a new facility. Customer will determine prior to the transfer if subcontractor may perform the transfer of work.


QA 9

Supplier notification to organization of nonconforming product.


QA 10

Arrangements for organization approval of supplier nonconforming material.


QA 11

Requirements for the supplier to flow down to sub-tier suppliers the applicable requirements in the purchasing documents, including key characteristics where required and positive FOD control processes


QA 12

Requirements for the supplier to comply with executive order E13224. Supplier shall not engage in any transaction of any type with persons or businesses or organizations who commit, threaten to commit or support terrorism.

For Processing suppliers, the following are the minimum requirements.

QA 13

Processing suppliers must furnish processing certifications to the purchase order requirements, and shall not process any parts for which they are not certificated or approved. Nadcap / and or specification owner approval is required. Acceptable quality system requirement are AC7004 or ISO9001, or AS9100 any revision. QA 3, QA 4, QA 5, QA 6, QA 8, QA 9, QA 10, QA 11, QA 12

For Material suppliers, the following are the minimum requirements.

QA 14

Material suppliers must furnish material certifications to the purchase order requirements, and shall not supply material for which they are not certificated or approved. When noted on our purchase orders, raw material supplied must be USA domestic material. Acceptable quality system requirement are AC7004 or ISO9001, or AS9100 any revision. QA 3, QA 4, QA 5, QA 6, QA 8, QA 9, QA 10, QA 11, QA 12

For Machining and Manufacturing suppliers, the following are the minimum requirements.

QA 15

For Machining and Manufacturing suppliers QA 1 – QA 12 are applicable/ Deburring-or partial machining QA3-12

For Calibration/Testing suppliers, the following are the minimum requirements.

QA 16

Calibration/test suppliers must furnish calibration/test reports to the purchase order requirements, and be traceable to the specific equipment or item for which they are calibrating or testing traceability to NIST and/or other national or international standards must be supplied ISO9001:2008, ISO 17025, Nadcap testing, ANSI z540, and/or Navlap accreditation will be the quality system requirements.

Actual data must be supplied. QA 3, QA 4, QA 5, QA 6, QA 8, QA 9, QA 10, QA 11, QA 12

All suppliers must comply with the basic Quality Clauses. Additional Quality clauses will be noted on the Purchase Order as applicable.