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Terms and Conditions

The following requirements apply based on the Purchase Order received from MTI


PACKING AND SHIPPING. Supplier must prepare/package product for MTI to prevent shipping damage and deterioration.

SHIPMENT/DELIVERY. Shipments or deliveries, as specified in the MTI Purchase Order, shall be in accordance with the specified quantities and the specified schedules. Supplier is to notify MTI of any anticipated or actual delay.

MTI FURNISHED MATERIALS. All materials furnished by MTI are to be returned with the product upon completion of the order unless other arrangements have been made.

NON-CONFORMING MATERIAL. For material supplied by MTI, supplier must notify MTI of any nonconforming product and arrange for approval if submitting any nonconforming product.

SUBCONTRACTING/APPROVED SUPPLIERS. Any MTI supplier may subcontract work to another supplier provided MTI is provided with the same rights and protection as stated in the Purchase Order and the MTI Terms and Conditions. Suppliers may only use approved suppliers of MTI and/or its customers.

RIGHT OF ENTRY. Supplier shall allow MTI representatives, MTI customers, statutory and regulatory agencies right of entry into the applicable areas of Supplier’s facilities and the entire supply chain to verify all processes and records.

QUALITY. Supplier shall provide and maintain an inspection system which will assure that all delivered products conform to Purchase Order requirements, whether manufactured or processed by the supplier or a sub-tier supplier. Supplier shall maintain controls and perform all inspections and tests required to substantiate product conformance to Purchase Order requirements. If not specified in the Purchase Order, contact MTI for required revision of drawings, specifications, and other requirements. Supplier is required to notify MTI of changes in product and/or process definition to obtain MTI’s approval prior to such changes.

INSPECTION AND TEST EQUIPMENT. Supplier shall maintain inspection and test equipment to assure calibration traceable to a known national or international standard. Calibration records must be maintained and made accessible to MTI, if required.

FOREIGN OBJECT DAMAGE. Supplier shall control/prevent foreign object damage or contamination during manufacture, assembly, inspection and/or shipment. The FOD program requirements must be made accessible to MTI upon request.

RECORDS. The Supplier shall maintain records of work performed for MTI. Records shall include the COC provided to MTI as well as records that support the certificate. Records must be available to MTI upon request. Records must be maintained for a minimum of five (5) years. Disposition required; a) hard copy records – shred, b) electronic/digital files – delete.

CERTIFICATIONS. Supplier must ensure that individual parameters within a given specification have been met. Certifications must reflect that all applicable manufacturing and process specifications called for on the engineering drawing have been met.

FIRST ARTICLE INSPECTION. If required by MTI on the Purchase Order, first article inspections are to be provided.

CALIBRATION SERVICES ONLY. Calibration of inspection equipment shall be performed traceable to National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) or other national or international standards. Certificates of Calibration shall be provided.

CHANGES. Any change to the requirements as stated on the Purchase Order must be approved by MTI prior to action taken on those proposed changes. 

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