Accu-Rite Tool & Manufacturing Purchase Order Terms & Conditions

Accu-Rite, their customers, and regulatory authorities reserves the right of access by the Organization to applicable areas of facilities and to applicable documented information, at any level of the supply chain.

Supplier quality and delivery performance will be monitored and corrective action applied, as appropriate. Suppliers shall have an implemented quality management system.
Suppliers shall use statistical techniques for product acceptance.
Suppliers shall use customer-designated or approved external providers, including process sources. Supplier shall flow down customer-specific requirements, as stipulated in the purchase order.

The Supplier/Seller shall provide notification immediately to Accu-Rite of any nonconforming product, processes, or services and shall obtain approval for disposition and not ship nonconforming product without prior approval from the buyer.

Supplier/Seller must notify the Organization of changes in products, processes, or services, including changes of their external providers, or location of manufacturer, and, obtain Accu-Rite approval.

Supplier/Seller is required to flow down to all sub-tier supplier requirements in the purchasing documents, including customer requirements. Supplier/Seller must also notify what process will be sub-contracted and gain approval from the buyer prior to the work being performed.

Record Retention

  1. Supplier/Seller shall ensure all quality records are easily retrievable and deliverable within 48 hours of requests. Retention of records shall be for a minimum of ten (10) years. Contact Accu-Rite for disposition requirements (after the 10 years).
  2. Supplier/Seller shall, upon termination of their business or acquisition of the business unit, have a system in place to notify Accu-Rite of the change in business status. The supplier/seller must supply any records relevant to Accu-Rite purchases to Accu-Rite or to the Company assuming ownership.
  3. Records kept under new ownership must be retrievable based on Accu-Rite purchase order number or reference order number (i.e., material heat lot number).

ITAR and DFARS 252.225-7014 with alternate 1 and DFARS 252.225-7009 applies and must be flown down to all suppliers and subcontractors as applicable.

Supplier/Seller shall ensure that foreign objects and subsequent foreign object damage (FOD) is eliminated from all parts prior to shipment.

ASQR-01, if applicable SSQR-01, if applicable

Supplier/Seller shall prevent the use of counterfeit part’s Suppliers shall ensure persons are aware of their contribution to product or service conformity, their contribution to product safety, and the importance of ethical behavior.

Connecticut Nondiscrimination

(a) The SELLER agrees and warrants that in the performance of the Contract SELLER will not discriminate or permit discrimination against any person or group of persons on the grounds of race, color, religious creed, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status of a veteran, intellectual disability, mental disability or physical disability, including, but not limited to, blindness, unless it is shown by SELLER that such disability prevents performance of the work involved, in any manner prohibited by the laws of the United States or of the State of Connecticut; and SELLER further agrees to take affirmative action to ensure that applicants with job-related qualifications are employed and that employees are treated when employed without regard to their race, color, religious creed, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity or expression, status of a veteran, intellectual disability, mental disability or physical disability, including, but not limited to, blindness, unless it is shown by the SELLER that such disability prevents performance of the work involved;

(b) The SELLER agrees, in all solicitations or advertisements for employees placed by or on behalf of the SELLER related to the performance of this contract, to state that it is an “affirmative action-equal opportunity employer” in accordance with regulations adopted by the CT Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (Commission);

(c) The Seller agrees to provide each labor union or representative of workers with which the SELLER has a collective bargaining agreement or other contract or understanding and each vendor with which the SELLER has a contract or understanding, a notice to be provided by the Commission, advising the labor union or workers’ representative of the SELLER’s commitments under this Section and to post copies of the notice in conspicuous places available to employees and applicants for employment;

(d) The Seller agrees to comply with each provision of this Section and Conn. Gen. Stat. §§ 46a-68e and 46a- 68f and with each regulation or relevant order issued by said Commission pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. §§ 46a- 56, 46a-68e and 46a-68f; and

(e) The Seller agrees to provide the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities with such information requested by the Commission, and permit access to pertinent books, records, and accounts, concerning the employment practices and procedures of the Contractor as relate to the provisions of this Section and Conn. Gen. Stat. § 46a-56.

Updated August 25, 2022