Terms and Conditions for Suppliers of DSI

  1. Where required on Duotech Services, Inc.’s (DSI) Purchase Order (PO), suppliers must use DSI’s customer-approved special process sources.
  2. Suppliers must contact DSI in the event of the discovery of nonconforming product/material. Arrangements for the approval of supplier nonconforming product/material must be as directed by a DSI authorized representative.
  3. Suppliers are required to notify DSI of any changes to a product and/or process and to obtain approval from an authorized representative prior to implementation (if applicable).
  4. DSI, its customers, and regulatory authorities retain the right of access to all supplier facilities involved in this order and to all records related to this transaction within eight (8) years after final payment.
  5. DSI requires that its suppliers flow down all applicable AS9100/customer/regulatory requirements to any sub-suppliers (including requirements in the Purchasing documents and key characteristics where required).
  6. Duotech Services, Inc. performs inspection activities at our facility to ensure that purchased product meets all applicable purchasing requirements.
  7. When DSI or its customer intends to perform verification at the supplier’s premises, DSI will first state the intended verification arrangements and the method of product release. This information will be communicated on the DSI PO.
  8. Where specified in the contract, DSI’s customer or customer’s representative will be afforded the right to verify at the supplier’s premises and DSI’s premises that subcontracted product conforms to specified requirements. Verification by the customer is not used by DSI as evidence of effective control of quality by the supplier and shall not absolve DSI or its supplier of the responsibility to provide acceptable product, nor shall it preclude subsequent rejection by the customer.
  9. To prevent the purchase of counterfeit or suspect/unapproved products and to ensure product identification and traceability, DSI requires supporting documentation from its suppliers:
    1. Supplier shall establish and maintain a Counterfeit Parts/Material Control Plan using AS6174 std and/or AS5553 std.
    2. Unless otherwise specified on the purchase order, all suppliers shall provide a Certificate of Conformance for each product purchased by DSI. All raw materials supplied to DSI must be accompanied with Material Certificates.
    3. Suppliers must warrant that only new and authentic materials are used and supplied to Duotech Services Inc at all times. Any counterfeit parts detected shall be reported to GIDEP and Duotech Services Inc.
    4. In order to mitigate the risk of unintentional use of counterfeit parts, supplier shall obtain parts only from Original Manufacturer, authorized aftermarket manufacturer or authorized distribution chain unless otherwise approved in writing by DSI.
    5. DSI will not accept parts or materials procured from any of the following companies:
      • HONG DARK ELECTRONIC TRADE COMPANY
      • HONG DARK ELECTRONIC CO., LTD
      • HONG DARK ELECTRONICS CO., LTD
      • HONGDARK ELECTRONIC CO., LTD
      • HONGDARK ELECTRONICS CO., LTD
      • SHENZHEN HONGDARK ELECTRONICS CO., LTD
      • HONGDARK ELECTRONIC
      • HONGDARK TECHNOLOGY CO., LIMITED
      • HONGDARK
      • HONG XING DA TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD
      • VISIONTECH COMPONENTS
      • VISION TECH
      • WESTERN TITANIUM INC
      • CAL TEX
      • BASIC RUBBER.
  10. Records are available for review by customers and regulatory authorities in accordance with contract or regulatory requirements.
  11. DSI may also require specific actions where timely and/or effective corrective actions to a supplier issue(s) are not achieved. These actions may include, but are not limited to, any or all of the following: withholding payment until the issue is resolved, removal of the supplier from DSI’s Approved Supplier List, and other legal actions.
  12. All limited-life items must have a minimum of 75% life remaining upon receipt at DSI, per limits established by the Aerospace Standard for age control (shelf-life), SAE AS 1933 and SAI ARP 5316, or the manufacturer or MIL-HDBK-695. For limited-life items one of the following is required:
    • Cure date
    • Date of Manufacture and Shelf Life
    • Expiration Date

    If applicable, manufacturer’s name and batch/lot number are required.

  13. Suppliers must provide current MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) for every hazardous material or chemical supplied to Duotech Services Inc.
  14. Suppliers of electronic components or other Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) sensitive materials shall use an ESD awareness program based on MIL-STD-1686 or better.
  15. Any type of fraud and falsification activities will be a subject to applicable Federal penalties.
  16. If, at any time, supplier is unable to adhere to requirements specified on this page it is mandatory to notify Duotech’s cognizant representative.
  17. Unless expressly accepted in writing by DSI, additional or differing terms or conditions proposed by customer or included in customer’s acknowledgment are objected to by DSI and have no effect.

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