1. General Magnaplate is a Metal Finishing/Coatings provider of surface enhancement for metals and other substrates. It is therefore imperative that the Products and Services provided by our Suppliers meet the highest standard for quality and integrity, as they are relied upon by end users in situations where product failure can result in death or critical bodily injury.
  2. Suppliers are to operate in an ethical and moral manner, without engaging in deceptive practices, engage in falsifying records, shall not use General Magnaplate for a partisan advantage, shall not reveal confidential information acquired, or any other practice of deceit or nefarious acts.
  3. If pricing reflected on purchase order is not accepted by supplier, a revised purchase order must be requested from purchasing agent and received by supplier prior to processing order. General Magnaplate is not responsible for charges which exceed purchase order dollar amount.
  4. If due date reflected on purchase order is not acceptable to supplier, a revised purchase order must be requested from purchasing agent and received by supplier prior to processing order.
  5. Immediate notification from Supplier is required if agreed upon delivery date is not practical or possible to adhere to. General Magnaplate will evaluate circumstance as to whether an allowable extension of time is acceptable.
  6. Notification from Supplier is required in cases of nonconforming product, including arrangements for General Magnaplate approval of supplier nonconforming material.
  7. The Supplier shall notify General Magnaplate of changes in Product and/or Process, changes of suppliers, changes of manufacturing location and where required obtain General Magnaplate approval.
  8. The Supplier shall inform General Magnaplate of changes to its Certification, Registration and Accreditation status and any other changes that may affect Quality such as change of ownership.
  9. Supplier is responsible for proper packaging and delivery (when applicable) to ensure product is free of damage or defects. Materials rejected for such discrepancies will be returned at the cost of the supplier.
  10. The supplier will flow down to sub- tier suppliers the applicable requirements in the purchasing documents, including key characteristics.
  11. Supplier shall furnish material/certifications traceable to the lot or batch number and date of manufacture in accordance with the applicable specification indicated on the Order.
  12. Right of Entry shall be granted to General Magnaplate to all facilities involved in the order for the purpose of reviewing all applicable records and monitoring product quality.
  13. Quality Records resulting from the processing of this order shall be retained for a minimum of ten (10) years after completion of General Magnaplate customer’s contract, or as otherwise required by that customer.
  14. General Magnaplate will monitor supplier performance based on Quality of products and On Time Delivery.
  15. Suppliers of certified buy items shall be designated as distributors or authorized by the OEM to sell and distribute such products. Counterfeit items are not allowed and traceability from creation to disposal is required.
  16. All contractors that provide goods and/or services in connection with U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) programs are required by law to comply with Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) 252.204-7012, which mandates the protection of all Covered Defense Information (CDI) that are "collected, developed, received, transmitted, used, or stored by or on behalf of the contractor in support of the performance" of a DOD contract that contains such clause.
  17. All contractors that provide goods and/or services in connection with U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) programs are required to comply with NIST SP 800.171 Security Controls that protect ourselves and our customers from unintended access to proprietary and Controlled Unclassified information (CUI) while also informing of unauthorized access accordingly.
  18. The Supplier is preferred to maintain an effective Quality Management System in accordance with the requirements of ISO 9001, AS9100 or equivalent that provides a means of ensuring that products conform to specified requirements. Suppliers not having an accredited QMS may be subject to additional approval and controls. For special processes, NADCAP accreditation is required. All special processes required by this purchase order must be performed by qualified personnel.