Terms and Conditions

ISO 9001:2015 + AS9100D

  • •DEFINITIONS:Sealtite Corporation refers to Sealtite CorporationSupplier refers to the entity that is receiving the Purchase Order and fulfilling the actual Purchase Order. The Supplier may be a Distributor, Manufacturer, Producer, Retailer, Provider of a Service or Information, or any other entity empowered to sell the goods or services contracted by the Purchase Order.Authorized Purchasing Agent refers to the Sealtite Corporation representative whose name appears on the Purchase Order.QPL refers to a Qualified Product List.
  • ACCEPTANCE OF CONTRACT/TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Supplier’s acknowledgement, acceptance of payment, or commencement of performance shall constitute Supplier’s unqualified acceptance of Sealtite Corporation Terms and Conditions. Failure to meet terms and conditions of Purchase Order may result in delayed payment of invoice, cancellation of order, return of merchandise at Supplier’s expense, or reduction in future Supplier is required to flow down to sub-tier Suppliers all applicable requirements of this Purchase Order, including key characteristics where required.
  • RIGHT OF ACCESS: Acceptance of this Purchase Order by the Supplier grants representatives from Sealtite Corporation, Sealtite Corporation customers (only if needed or authorized by Sealtite Corporation), and regulatory agencies the right of entry to the Supplier’s premises and right of access to Supplier’s records for the purpose of verifying that purchased materials or processes conform to specified
  • COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS AND REGULATIONS: Supplier warrants that he has been duly authorized to do business in the jurisdiction in which the work is to be performed; that he has obtained at no cost to Sealtite Corporation or Sealtite Corporation customer(s) all necessary and required licenses and permits required in connection this Purchase Order, and that he will comply fully with all pertinent laws, decrees, regulations, and labor standards of such country or countries during the performance of this Purchase
  • QUALITY SYSTEM: The Supplier must maintain a documented Quality System (manual). This documented Quality System must include provisions for the Supplier to manage the competence, awareness, and training of all personnel. Sealtite Corporation reserves the right to request evidence of a documented quality system of the Supplier and applicable sub-tier.
  • PRODUCTION PROCESS VERIFICATION: When specified on the Purchase Order, Supplier shall provide a copy of the First Article Inspection compliant to AS9102. Documentation to be provided with shipment is as follows: AS9102 compliant Form 1 with approval, Form 2 with all material certificates, form 3 including any testing and inspection data performed with accompanying balloon drawing. Should First Article Inspection be required to be approved by Sealtite Corporation prior to shipment, this requirement will be clearly stated on the Purchase Order.
  • DESIGNATED SOURCES: When Sources or Special Processes are defined on the Purchase Order, suppliers shall use Sealtite Corporation designated sources, including process sources. Evidence of source and/or special process supplied shall accompany product with shipment. Failure to comply with the Purchase Order may cause product or process to be rejected at the dock and returned to the Supplier freight collect.
  • FOREIGN OBJECT DEBRIS (FOO) PROGRAM: Suppliers shall have procedure implemented to prevent foreign objects or material in purchased components. Sealtite Corporation suppliers shall maintain handling, in process protection, housekeeping, work area accountability, parts, and byproducts in a manner to prevent the risk of FOD occurrences. The suppliers FOD Program shall be subject to audit and to Sealtite Corporation or their customers review and approval.
  • SUBSTITUTIONS: No substitutions allowed whatsoever. The product shipped to Sealtite Corporation must exactly match those shown on the Sealtite Corporation Purchase Order. To ship an alternate or “better than” product, a Supplier must receive prior written authorization from Sealtite Corporation (formal change order to the Purchase Order). Product deviations from the Purchase Order may be rejected at the dock and returned to the Supplier freight
  • SHELF LIFE: In cases of materials with expiration dates, at least 85% of shelf life is required upon delivery unless otherwise agreed upon or specified.
  • NONCONFORMANCE OF PRODUCT: If at any time Supplier becomes aware that shipped material is nonconforming product, Supplier must immediately notify buyer to negotiate arrangements for disposition. Sealtite Corporation does not accept nonconforming material, and no oral agreement or action of any kind may alter this provision without specific written agreement by Sealtite Corporation.
  • COUNTERFIET MATERIAL AVOIDANCE: Suppliers shall maintain a counterfeit material avoidance and mitigation process using AS5553 as a guide and be able to produce for review by Sealtite Corporation. If supplier does find counterfeit components in the process of supplying components to Sealtite Corporation, supplier will immediately notify Sealtite Corporation. Supplier shall purchase components directly from OEM, OCM, or from authorized distributors and have traceability records, test data to support documentation. Suppliers are not authorized to deliver any components from any other than those noted above without written consent from Sealtite Corporation.
  • CHANGE IN PRODUCT AND/OR PROCESSES: Any change in the product and/or process definition and/or site of manufacture must be made known in advance of shipment to Sealtite Corporation for authorization/approval. (Also includes changes in ownership, change in quality control procedure and any change in the )
  • OVER SHIPMENTS: No over shipments will be accepted without prior written authorization from Sealtite Corporation (formal change order to the Purchase Order). The quantity set forth in the Purchase Order is the contract quantity. Without authorization, the overage portion of your shipment may be returned to you freight collect which will require you to re-deliver/re -invoice consistent with the quantity or pricing specified in the Purchase ·
  • UNDER SHIPMENTS: Exact quantity on Purchase Order is required. No under shipments allowed. If quantity cannot be met, then Sealtite Corporation must be notified in writing prior to order fulfillment. This notification must include the cause for the quantity discrepancy. Sealtite Corporation will choose at that time whether to allow the Purchase Order to be amended to reflect the new approved quantity or whether the Purchase Order needs to be cancelled.
  • PARTIAL SHIPMENTS: Partial shipments may be authorized if Sealtite Corporation is contacted by the Supplier prior to shipment and subject to Sealtite Corporation agreement that a partial order will be allowed. Partial shipments are only authorized in cases where the Supplier gives a verified Purchase Order fulfillment date to Sealtite Corporation. If the Partial Shipment is not fulfilled by the verified Purchase Order fulfillment date, the Sealtite Corporation reserves the right to return the already delivered product at the Supplier’s expense for a full refund. Partial shipments are never allowed in cases where the Purchase Order states that “Partial shipments will not be accepted”.
  • SUPPLIER REQUIREMENT TO NOTIFY BUYER: Supplier shall immediately notify Sealtite Corporation in writing whenever a verbal or written change request has been received from a representative of Sealtite Corporation other than the Authorized Purchasing Agent. This includes any change request that affects any aspect of the current Purchase Order including – but not limited to – existing terms and conditions, costs, items ordered, specifications on the items ordered, or schedule of delivery. Only the Authorized Purchasing Agent has the authority to make a change to the Purchase Order via a formal change
  • IDENTIFICATION AND TRACEABILITY: Sealtite Corporation requires that all purchased products – including raw materials and packaging – are clearly identified by part number, trade name, or chemical name – and that lot numbers and/or batch numbers are clearly designated on the delivery paperwork. Date of Manufacture and Shelf Life/Expiration Date must also be clearly labeled on all products that have a shelf life as well as on corresponding
  • DELIVERY PAPERWORK: Delivery paperwork at a minimum must include a packing slip and any other paperwork designated on the Purchase Order. All raw materials must be accompanied by a written Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet regardless of whether the Purchase Order specifies these documents. All written paperwork must be received in order for a Purchase Order to be considered fulfilled. Failure to submit required paperwork – e. MSDS, CoA – to Sealtite Corporation within 24 hours of delivery may result in payment being held. If such paperwork does not exist, a written statement must be supplied to that effect with each order and sent via fax or e-mail to Sealtite Corporation or attached with the packaging paperwork. Sealtite Corporation may return products at the Supplier’s cost if acceptable required documentation is not received within 3 business days after delivery. Failure to provide the required paperwork will jeopardize the Supplier’s performance rating.
  • CERTIFICATE OF CONFORMANCE: Sealtite Corporation suppliers shall include a Certificate of Conformance with each shipment. The certificate shall contain at a minimum the following, if applicable;
  1. Original manufacturers and distributers name and address
  2. Sealtite Corporation PO number, line item and revision
  3. Part number, revision and quantity
  4. Drawing or specification number and revision
  5. Serial numbers, date codes, or batch number
  6. Statement of conformance to requirements
  7. Authorized agents signature, title and date
  • TIME OF THE ESSENCE; NO WAIVER: Time is of the essence with respect to every term and condition. No acceptance of partial performance on the part of Sealtite Corporation shall constitute a waiver of any term or condition without prior express written authorization form Sealtite Corporation.
  • RECORDS RETENTION: All records, including certification as required under the terms of this purchase order and which document the quality of the items provided, shall be retained for a minimum of 15 years after the final shipment unless otherwise specified in the purchase order or
  • FLOW DOWN REQUIREMRENTS : Suppliers shall flow down to their sub-tier suppliers any applicable Sealtite Corporation requirements as defined in the purchasing documents (PO, Terms and Conditions, etc.)
  • SUPPLIER PERFORMANCE: Suppliers providing products and services to Sealtite Corperation will be continuously evaluated by Sealtite Corperation based on the suppliers on time delivery and quality performance .
  • PRODUCT SERVICE CONFORMITY, SAFETYAND ETHICAL BEHAVIOR: By acceptance of this purchase order, the supplier acknowledges their awareness of their contributions to product and service conformity, product safety and ethical behavior listed in A) B) & C) below and shall communicate this information and requirements to all employees within the organization that have an impact on product. 
    1. The materials supplied under this purchase order will be used in aerospace products.
    2. The materials supplied under this purchase order have safety impacts on the final products produced.
    3. The materials supplied under this purchase order must be produced at the highest possible standards of responsible , sustainable and socially aware business
  1. A Representative Of Sealtite, Boeing, And Or Boeing Customers, i.e. Regulatory Agencies Have The Right To Enter Any And All Areas Where Sealtite Work Is Being Manufactured Or Stored.
  1. Boeing Defense Systems Terms and Conditions that apply are as listed below, and can be viewed by clicking the link at the bottom of the list.C130M, D504, D506S, D508, D511, D602, E000, E011, E223, F502, H900, H911S, J101, M000
    M007M, Q010, Q029, Q073, Q091, Q126, Q224M, Q224S, Q300, Q836S

http://www.boeingsuppliers.com/idscommon/clauses/clause_index.htm


Revised date of October 15, 2020