Supplier shall establish and maintain a Quality System acceptable to TRI-TECH METALS, INC. for the goods and/or services purchased under this purchase order.

The supplier is required to maintain a Quality System in compliance to AS9100. If facility is not certified to AS9100, buyer reserves the right to conduct surveillance at supplier’s facility to make final determination that SUPPLIER’S QUALITY SYSTEM meets the requirements, and/or supplier will be required to complete a Supplier Survey Questionnaire.

Special processing NADCAP approval is required. The special process requirements will be listed on the actual purchase order.

Supplier shall submit Chemical and Physical test reports in accordance with the latest material specifications and revision (when required), Distributors must provide a certification verifying the materials traceability to the Mill test reports when supplied

Supplier is required to flow down the requirements of this purchase order, including terms and conditions to the Supplier’s subcontractors. Flow down of key characteristics is required when specified on the face of purchase order. Supplier is to notify TRI-TECH METALS, INC. of changes in product and/or process, changes of suppliers, changes of manufacturing facility location and, where required, obtain organization approval within 24 hours.

As a minimum, the Supplier is to retain records for at least 10 years from the date of shipment under each applicable order for all products/part numbers unless otherwise specified in the order. In special circumstances, the purchase order will identify the actual required number of years that the records should be maintained. After the minimum retention period is achieved, suppliers may disposition the records as archive or destroy at their discretion

The Supplier’s equipment shall be calibrated in accordance NIST standard (ISO 17025/ISO 10012-1/ANSI Z540-1) traceable to national or international measurement standards.

Supplier is to return all furnished property to TRI-TECH METALS, INC. at |the completion of the purchase order. Furnished property may include but not be limited to the following: drawings, process specification, and excess raw material.

The Supplier is to identify materails in accordance with purchase order requirements.

The Supplier is to notify TRI-TECH METALS, INC. of a Nonconformance prior to shipping parts. In addition, the Supplier will maintain a system of handling non-conformances and corrective actions.

The Supplier is to perform a special process on this purchase order, Special processing may include one of the following processes: Non- destructive testing, Heat treating, Cold Reduction, Chemistry & Physical Testing, Trepanning, Forming, Size Reduction or Metals Finishing. TRI- TECH METALS, INC. shall identify the specific process specification and the end user on the purchase order. The Supplier should maintain its special process approval with the end user. If the Supplier is not currently approved for the specified process, it is the Supplier’s responsibility to notify TRI-TECH METALS, INC. immediately,

All measuring and test equipment shall be calibrated in accordance with industry and process specification standards.

Supplier to package parts in a manner that will protect parts from any kind of damage. No metal to metal contact is ever allowed. In special circumstances, the purchase order may specify the manner the parts are to be packaged

A certification is required, stating that all the products or services meet the contractual or purchase order requirements. The certificate must list the material grade and all the applicable process specifications.

Items procured under this purchase order must be compliant with DFAR 252.225-7000

TRI-TECH METALS, INC., our customers, and/or any applicable regulatory authority reserve the right to access the supplier’s applicable areas of all facilities, at any level of the supply chain, involved in the order and to all applicable records. Reason for access may include inspection of the item on order, status of the item, or reviewing quality records pertaining to the purchase order in question,

“Suppliers Personnel must be made aware of: 
* Their contribution to product or service conformity; 
* Their contribution to product safety; 
* The importance of ethical behavior

Suppliers must have a process in place to prevention the use of counterfeit parts/materials.

Suppliers must maintain a Quality Level >= 95% and an OTD level >= 95%. If levels drop below target, supplier will be notified and may be placed on conditional status or disapproved if not corrected.

Suppliers shall ensure the Foreign Object Debris/Damage (FOD) if any, is removed before the shipment wherever applicable will flow down this requirement to its sub-tier suppliers

Special processing CofC is required for the special process upon receipt of completed process. The special process requirements will be listed on the actual purchase order.