Supplier Terms and Conditions


QA 1
Raw Material or chemical suppliers must furnish Certificate of Analysis, here-in called COA, on all delivered materials.
QA 2
Chemical blenders should document the inspection of all raw materials used in the product and should prepare COA to submit at the delivery. COA of the raw materials used in the blended products should be Maintained and supplier assumes all financial responsibility for replacement, rework, and material when customer contract requires that the supplier must submit COA of all raw materials prior to production and if he begins the production without first getting the approval from customer. AS9102 f/a form when stipulated on P.O.
QA 3
Any delay in shipment for any reason has to be conveyed to customer 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 or its representative. All documents to be retained for 10-year min unless extended retention is requested by customer quality flow diagram.
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
Manufacturer of certain raw materials must have a quality maintenance system in place in compliance to AS9003, AS9100, or ISO9001:2008 if stipulated by customer via contract and if that was requested by our customer.
QA 8
Subcontractors are required to notify customer prior to transferring any work to a new facility. Customer will determine prior to the transfer if subcontractor may perform the work at a new facility.
QA 9
Supplier must notify of any nonconforming product or raw material.
QA 10
Supplier must get prior approval of any nonconforming material to be used in blended product or material to be delivered.
QA 11
Requirements of the supplier must flow down to sub-tier suppliers of the applicable requirements in the purchasing documents, including key characteristics to be met where required and must follow positive foreign object damage (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 certified or approved. Nadcap  and/or other specification approvals are required. Acceptable quality system requirements 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 Raw Material suppliers, the following are the minimum requirements.
QA 14
Raw Material suppliers must furnish COA to the purchase order requirements, and shall not supply material for which they are not certified or approved. When noted on our purchase orders, raw material supplier must use USA domestic material or its equivalent. 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 Chemical Blending Suppliers, the following are the minimum requirements.
QA 15
For Chemical Blending suppliers QA 2 - QA 12 are applicable.
For Calibration/Testing suppliers, the following are the minimum requirements.
QA 16
Calibration/test suppliers must furnish calibration/test reports according to the purchase order requirements, and be traceable to the specific equipment or item for which they are calibrating/testing and must follow NIST and/or other national or international standards such as 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

QA 17

Any Supplier receiving Sensitive Information (e.g. Drawings or other data including non-confidential controlled data) flow-down from a federal agency is required to implement a Cyber Security Risk Management Program and adhere to Cyber Security industry standards (e.g. NIST 800-53, ISO 27000)


QA 18


The supplier’s Certification of Conformance represents that the shipment does not contain any “suspect” or

“known” Counterfeit Part, Material, or Work* and ensures that parts, material or work are procured only through Original

Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)/Original Component Manufacturers (OCMs) or their Franchised Distributors or

Authorized Supplier. Any use of other than an Authorized Supplier* requires Franklin's Industries written approval prior to

procurement and use, which shall be contained within the deliverable data package.

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