The following terms and conditions apply to all supplier purchase orders: 

  1. Seller shall provide and maintain a quality control system acceptable to Buyer, and consistent with the requirements and specification of the purchase order.  
  2. Bolton Works, our customers, and applicable regulatory authorities reserve the right to enter a subcontractor’s (or sub-tier subcontractor’s) facility and have access to records in order to perform a verification of the product and quality system that is applicable. 
  3. The supplier must notify Bolton Works of any nonconforming product, process, and/or service discovered after delivery.  Resolution of this nonconforming service is at Seller’s expense. 
  4. The supplier must flowdown to sub-tier suppliers, the applicable requirements in the purchasing documents including statutory and regulatory requirements and key product and/or process characteristics where required.  These requirements shall be cascaded down the supply chain. 
  5. The supplier must have processes for prevention of the use of counterfeit parts. 
  6. The supplier must notify Bolton Works of changes in the product, process, and/or service; changes of sub-tier suppliers, changes of manufacturing facility location, and when required obtain Bolton Works approval. 
  7. The supplier must deliver records in accordance with the requirements of this order.  The supplier must retain and maintain all records associated with this order for a minimum of 10 years or as otherwise required. 
  8. The supplier(s) must make persons contributing to Bolton Works purchase order aware of their contribution to product or service conformity, their contribution to product safety (if applicable), and the importance of ethical behavior. 
  9. All calibrations must be conducted in accordance with ISO 10012 and reported in accordance with ISO 10012, Section 7.1.4.
  10. Any instance of fraud or falsification discovered will result in forfeiture of the value of the associated purchase order.
  11. Bolton Works measures supplier quality and on-time delivery. If either measure falls below our expectations a request for corrective action may be required