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Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions of Purchase

Per the requirements of AS9100D "Information for External Suppliers" - Section 8.4.3, para(s) (a) thru (m) as applicable.

Complex Fabricators, Inc. is a Registered Company to the Aerospace AS9100D Standard. The suppliers and service providers we contract with must follow the Terms and Conditions listed below, in order to do business with us in supplying raw materials or providing us services we may request.

For clarification purposes in this document, when we say "Supplier", we mean the Company or entity we contract with, via a formal Purchase Order, to provide the raw materials, components or services we need.

Materials include metals, plastics, components, fasteners etc. necessary for our company to create the parts and assemblies required by our customers. Other services required such as Heat Treating, Plating, Passivation, Machining Processes, Laser Cutting, Non-Destructive Testing etc. are also included.

  1. The supplier shall maintain the proper identification and revision status specifications, drawings, process requirements, inspection/verification instructions and other relevant technical data.
  2. CFI reserves the right of final approval of product and services, methods, processes and equipment, and the final release of products and services.
  3. The supplier must ensure that all special processes required by CFI purchase orders must be performed by competent qualified personnel.
  4. CFI reserves the right to identify the requirements for interaction with our external providers including:
    1. Communication
    2. Risk
    3. Schedule
    4. On time delivery of product service
  5. CFI reserves the right to monitor our external provider's performance including:
    1. Supplier Risk
    2. Quality of product or service delivered
    3. On time delivery of product or service;
  6. CFI reserves the right to designate requirements for verification or validation activities that we or our customer, intend to perform at the providers' premises;
  7. CFI reserves the right to approve or specify any designs, tests, inspection plans, verifications, criteria for design and development required by our organization from an external provider;
  8. CFI reserves the right to approve or specify any special requirements, critical items, or key characteristics;
  9. CFI reserves the right to approve and/or specify any test, inspection and verification (including production process verification);
  10. CFI reserves the right to approve or specify the use of statistical techniques for product acceptance by our organization;
  11. CFI reserves the right to require the need from external providers to:
    1. Implement a Quality management System and we reserve the right to review and approve the External providers Quality management System.
    2. The use of customer-designated or approved external providers, including process sources (e.g. special processes)
    3. Notify CFI of nonconforming product or services immediately upon discovery, and obtain organizational approval for nonconforming product disposition.
    4. Whenever applicable CFI reserves the right to require external providers to show evidence of processes to prevent the use of counterfeit parts.
    5. Notify CFI of changes in product and/or process, changes of supplier, and changes in manufacturing facility locations.
    6. Flow down to the supply chain the applicable requirements including customer requirements.
    7. Provide test specimens for design approval, inspection/verification, investigation or auditing.
    8. Retain all records associated with the purchase order(s) for a minimum of 10 years or as required by contract.
  12. CFI reserves the right of access by our representatives, customers and any regulatory authority to the applicable areas of all facilities, at any level of the supply chain, involved in the order and to all applicable records.
  13. CFI reserves the right to require and request evidence of External providers ensuring that their personnel are aware of:
    • Their contribution to product or service conformity;
    • Their contribution to product safety;
    • The importance of ethical behavior.